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Pro Silverlight 2 in C# 2008 by Matthew MacDonald

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Chapter 1. Introducing Silverlight

In the introduction, you learned about the overall goals and design philosophy that underpin Silverlight. Now, you're ready to get your hands dirty and create your first Silverlight application.

The most practical approach for building Silverlight applications is to use Visual Studio, Microsoft's premiere coding tool. In this chapter, you'll see how to create, compile, and deploy a Silverlight application using Visual Studio 2008. Along the way, you'll get a quick look at how Silverlight controls respond to events, you'll see how Silverlight applications are compiled and packaged for the Web, and you'll consider the two options for hosting Silverlight content: either in an ordinary HTML web page or in an ASP.NET ...

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