Silverlight 2 in Action devotes extensive coverage to flexible layout components, the extensible control model, the communication framework, and the databinding features all cornerstones of software development. Author and Microsoft MVP Chad Campbell also describes rich media and vivid graphical and animation features. The final chapters include a variety of Silverlight deployment scenarios. In addition to the fundamentals of Silverlight, you’ll be introduced to architectural components such as the Silverlight object model. The book addresses the developer/designer collaboration model Silverlight enables, showing the developer how to include the designer effectively in the project workflow. This model is illustrated throughout the examples.
Chad Campbell is a Microsoft MVP and solutions architect with Crowe Chizek, a Microsoft Gold Partner. Chad has been developing enterprise level web applications with a wide variety of technologies since 1999. Following the initial releases, Chad hit the ground running with Silverlight and has not looked back. In addition to being MCSD and MCTS certified, Chad holds a BS degree from Purdue University where he focused his studies on computer science and psychology.