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Visual Basic 2010 Unleashed by Alessandro Del Sole

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“Out of Browser” Applications

Starting from Silverlight 3, you have the possibility of locally installing Silverlight applications so that they can be run in a desktop environment. This kind of application is generally known as “Out of Browser.” Typically you use such a feature if you want to have a local copy of the application that does not need to be connected to a network for most of its requirements. To make a Silverlight application to be installable you simply need to enable out-of-browser settings. To demonstrate how this works, create a new Silverlight project with Visual Basic 2010. When the new project is ready, in the main page type the following XAML:

The goal is programmatically understanding if the application is running inside ...

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