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Silverlight 5 in Action by Pete Brown

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Chapter 5. Out-of-browser applications

 

This chapter covers
  • Running Silverlight applications out of the browser
  • Creating out-of-browser applications
  • Displaying notification toast
  • Controlling the out-of-browser window

 

Out-of-browser (sometimes referred to as OOB) application support in Silverlight enables you to create a class of applications that combine the best of Silverlight web development with the great experience of a desktop application, all without installing an additional application or plug-in. If you want to enable out-of-browser and offline scenarios, need access to keys normally swallowed by the browser, or want more screen real estate, you can take advantage of the new OOB features. Best of all, the partial-trust, sandboxed, ...

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