Completely FREE eBook: 10 Laps around Silverlight 5

added by mbcrump
1/6/2012 8:06:59 AM

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The Roadmap for this Ebook Below you will find the roadmap for this ebook. I modeled this list closely from Pete Brown’s List of what is new in Silverlight 5 and looked at each new feature of Silverlight 5. I believe most developers will find the following features useful in their day-to-day work than others. 1. Introduction to SL5 – This post which provides a brief history of Silverlight and relevant links. 2. Binding - Ancestor Relative Source Binding and Implicit Data Templates. 3. Graphics –XNA 3D API and Improved Graphics Stack. 4. Media - Low-Latency Sound using XNA and Remote Control and Media Command (Keys) Support. 5. Text - Text Tracking and Leading, Linked and Multi-column Text, OpenType Support, Pixel Snapped Text and TextOptions. 6. Operating System Integration Part 1 - P/Invoke, Multiple Windows and Unrestricted File System Access in Full Trust. 7. Operating System Integration Part 2 - Default Filename for SaveFileDialog, 64-bit browser support and Power Awareness. 8. Productivity and Performance - XAML Binding Debugging, Parser Performance Improvements and Multi-core JIT for improved start-up time. 9. Controls - Double and Triple click support, PivotViewer and ComboBox Type-Ahead. 10. Other items - In-Browser HTML, PostScript and Tasks for TPL.