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Silverlight 2 in Action, illustrated edition by Chad Campbell, John Stockton

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Chapter 2. Harmony with the web

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Throughout chapter 1, we introduced Silverlight 2 and discussed the productivity and performance gains it brings to the RIA party. This banquet is hosted within the bounds of the web browser and includes a number of other well-known guests such as the ubiquitous HTML, AJAX, and Flash technologies; each of these technologies adds its own special something to the soiree. But, before we explore the special features that Silverlight brings to the party, we first need to cover how Silverlight content can be integrated within a web page.

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