Beginning Silverlight 3 by Robert Lair

By Robert Lair

Silverlight three is the newest generation of Microsoft’s cross-browser know-how for growing wealthy person stories on the net. Like its predecessor, Silverlight 2, it rides atop the .NET Framework for max ease of use and coding potency. the hot know-how contains ahead a lot of the paintings that has been performed prior to and augments it in lots of vital respects, together with aid for H.264 video, significant advancements to the pics engine (including actual 3D rendering) and lots more and plenty richer data-binding ideas for interfacing with different functions. starting Silverlight three is aimed toward beginner software program builders who come from both a improvement or layout history. It takes readers systematically in the course of the install, configuration and operation of the 3 key applied sciences that must be understood to paintings with Silverlight: Expression layout, Expression mix and visible Studio. With an organization grounding in how those instruments interact, and a plethora of pattern functions to supply functional representation, readers can be good positioned to begin their trip of discovery with this interesting new know-how.

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Beginning Silverlight 3

Silverlight three is the most recent generation of Microsoft’s cross-browser know-how for growing wealthy person reviews on the internet. Like its predecessor, Silverlight 2, it rides atop the . internet Framework for max ease of use and coding potency. the recent expertise incorporates ahead a lot of the paintings that has been performed sooner than and augments it in lots of very important respects, together with aid for H.

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WrapPanel Based on horizontal or vertical “stacks” of controls wrapping to a second row or column when width or height is reached. Very similar to the StackPanel, except the WrapPanel automatically wraps items to a second row or column so it is ideal for layouts containing an unknown number of items. Limited control of layout as wrapping is automatic when items reach maximum width or height. DockPanel Layout is based on “docked” horizontal or vertical panels. Provides an easy way to create basic layout, consuming the entire application space in vertical or horizontal panels.

NET Web Application as the template. Name the project Ch2_JavaScriptOverview, as shown in Figure 2-7. CHAPTER 2 ■ INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL STUDIO 2008 Figure 2-7. NET Web Application project 3. aspx file open. Select Project ~TRA Add New Item from the main menu. 4. In the Add New Item dialog box, make sure that the Visual C# category is selected on the left and select JScript File in the Templates pane. js, as shown in Figure 2-8. Then click the Add button. 21 CHAPTER 2 ■ INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL STUDIO 2008 Figure 2-8.

Customized hello message 15. Next, let’s give JavaScript debugging a try. Stop the project and return to your Visual Studio project. 16. aspx file, add a breakpoint by clicking in the gray area to the left of the line calling the HelloWorld() function. In design mode, the breakpoint will show up as a red dot with a white diamond, as shown in Figure 2-12. 17. Press F5 to restart the project. Visual Studio will appear in debug mode, with execution stopped on your line with the breakpoint. The breakpoint will show up as a red dot with a yellow arrow, indicating the application process has been halted at the breakpoint, as shown in Figure 2-13.

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