Silverlight –The Future Starts Now

Silverlight Firestarter: The Future of Silverlight Starts Now

There was quite a bit of concern about announcements and lack of announcements and press reports during PDC.   I wrote a short posting on the issue, but nothing says commitment and long, robust and healthy life, like a Scott Guthrie keynote marked by “what’s coming next for Silverlight”

Keynote Starts December 2, 2010 at 9am PT/ Noon ET / 17:00 UTC

Hear what’s coming next for Silverlight from Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie

  • A full day of Silverlight training
  • Labs
  • Swag
  • 100% streamed on line
    Agenda

  • Keynote : The Future of Silverlight
  • Data Binding In Silverlight and Windows Phone
  • Building Compelling Apps with WCF using REST and LINQ
  • Building Feature Rich Business Apps Today with RIA Services
  • MVVM: Why and How? Tips and Patterns using MVVM and Service Patterns
  • Tips and Tricks for a Great Installation Experience
  • Tune Your Application: Profiling and Performance Tips
  • Performance Tips for Silverlight Windows Phone 7

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About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty is an independent consultant and programmer with three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects. He is the author of 2 dozen books and multiple Pluralsight courses, and has been a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer and a Xamarin MVP, Microsoft MVP and Telerik MVP.
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2 Responses to Silverlight –The Future Starts Now

  1. Ryan says:

    I enjoyed your talk today and followed your example closely. One thing I do not ever see is an example of implementing INPC from end-to-end with WCF. If my entity is a data contract returned from WCF, how am I supposed to implement that? Do I need to write a wrapper class for the entity?

    I also do not understand why I would want to update my database when I leave the focus of a textbox? What if I am updating an entity with many properties. Every time I leave a field I would be updating the database. That is multiple update queries instead of just one at the end when an “Update” button is pushed.

  2. Rajesh Narkhede says:

    How can we stop the twitter feed here. It is causing the presentation vedio stream to buffer.

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