Silverlight Resources

I’m about to start building my first Silverlight project. Qixing and I have started compiling a list of publicly available Silverlight materials. I have a couple of hurdles get over in building this application. I find the Microsoft deployment environments significantly different than my traditional Unix background. My guess is that I’m probably building a Silverlight 1.1 alpha application just because I’m going to want to consume a set of web services. More to come.

What is possible with Silverlight and Expression?

  • Top Banana online video browsing, sorting, and editing tool.
  • Silverlight Airlines visually mapping out your flight route.
  • Silverlight Showcase includes examples from NETFLIX, BBC, CBC, and more.
  • Microsoft Popfly is a easy way to build and share mashups and web pages. Here’s a video of Popfly in action.
  • Major League Baseball (MLB) will go live early August, video at Mix07
  • Netflix demo from Mix07 by Neil Hunt of Netflix and Darin Brown of Avenue A/Razorfish
  • MIX website Ray Ozzie and Scott Guthrie's keynote is highly recommended and introduces next web

What do users need?

  • Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 Release Candidate – Mac or Windows
  • Microsoft Silverlight 1.1 Alpha Refresh – Mac or Windows

What does my team need?

Designer Tools

Developer Tools

What training and resources are available?


Silverlight Resources

Related Microsoft Tools

  • Microsoft Design a central place to communicate about Microsoft's design culture, mission, experiences, people, and much more.
  • a new community site for WPF and Windows Forms, which provides a common place for the community to understand a unified .NET/Windows client offering.
  • WPF Hands-on Labs including “Using Data Binding in WPF,” Creating Rich 2D and 3D content in WPF,” and much more.


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