New in Silverlight 3: Perspective Transforms

3d Perspective Transform

In addition to the transforms that were available in Silverlight 2 (translate, skew, etc.) you can now apply perspective transforms to any Silverlight Element to create 3D images and animation.

We have a two part video on how to do this on Silverlight/Learn

3d perspective transform.3dDemo


While 3d may at first seem like more sizzle than substance, in truth it can buy you precious real estate on your front page, above the fold by allowing you to put supplemental but important information on the “back” of objects.

[ Working Example Follows ]

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About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects and is the author of 2 dozen books and a couple dozen Pluralsight & LinkedIn Learning courses. He was 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 and a Microsoft MVP.
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