Microsoft Silverlight 4
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Publisher description for Microsoft Silverlight 4
Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, desktop, and mobile applications when online or offline. This latest version of Silverlight 4 delivers hundreds of features and controls that, when combined with the continued innovation in Microsoft™s world-class tools for designers and developers, Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft Expression Blend, present the leading edge in rapid, powerful application development. Silverlight 4 Information: This latest version of Silverlight delivers hundreds of features and controls that, when combined with the continued innovation in Microsoft™s world-class tools for designers and developers ” Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft Expression Blend “ present the leading edge in rapid, powerful application development. With printing support, rich reporting and charting, and integration with back-end systems and server products including Microsoft SharePoint, Silverlight is ready for business. Silverlight 4 delivers a full suite of powerful capabilities to business application developers, bringing the best-of-breed .NET platform to browser-based experiences. Silverlight provides an ideal platform for developing and deploying modern business applications for both customer facing and staff-facing applications. Business Application Development Silverlight 4 consolidates its position as the natural choice for building business applications on the Web: New Features for Application Developers * Comprehensive printing support enabling hardcopy reports and documents as well as a virtual print view, independent of screen content. * A full set of forms controls with over 60 customizable, styleable components. New controls include RichTextbox with hyperlinks, images and editing and Masked textbox for complex field validation. Enhanced controls include DataGrid with sortable/resizeable columns and copy/paste rows. * WCF RIA Services introduces enterprise class networking and data access for building n-tier applications including transactions, paging of data, WCF and HTTP enhancements. * Localization enhancements with Bi-Directional text, Right-to-Left support and complex scripts such as Arabic, Hebrew and 31 new languages including Vietnamese and Indic support. * The .NET Common Runtime (CLR) now enables the same compiled code to be run on the desktop and Silverlight without change. * Enhanced databinding support increases flexibility and productivity through data grouping/editing and string formatting within bindings. * Managed Extensibility Framework supports building large composite applications. * Exclusive tooling support for Silverlight, new in Visual Studio 2010. Including a full editable design surface, drag & drop data-binding, automatically bound controls, datasource selection, integration with Expression Blend styling resources, Silverlight project support and full IntelliSense. Developer tools * Fully editable design surface for drawing out controls and layouts. * Rich property grid and new editors for values * Drag and drop support for databinding and automatically creating bound controls such as listbox, datagrid. New datasources window and picker. * Easy to pick styles and resources to make a good looking application based on designer resources built in Expression Blend. * Built in project support for Silverlight applications * Editor with full intellisense for XAML and C# and VB languages.