Explore the advanced capabilities of Microsoft Silverlight using Packt’s new Book and eBook

July 2012 | Microsoft

A compact certification guide to help the reader prepare for, and pass, the (70-506): TS: Microsoft Silverlight 4 Development exam.

Packt brings to its readers the MCTS Microsoft Silverlight Development (70-506) Certification Guide. A hands-on certification guide, packed with practical examples and Q&As, for .NET developers for creating and maintaining rich interactive applications (RIA) using Silverlight 4. This handbook is now available in print, eBook, Kindle and select library formats. The print book comes in at over 290 pages and is competitively priced at $53.99, whilst the e-book and Kindle versions are available for $30.59.

About the Author: Johnny Tordgeman, specialized in Silverlight and HTML5 development, is a professional SharePoint, FAST and frontend developer and trainer. Having immense experience in developing web and rich internet applications, he also specializes in building enterprise applications based on SharePoint and Silverlight for telecom, financial and government industries.

Silverlight is a powerful development tool for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web and mobile applications. It is a free plug-in, powered by the .NET framework and compatible with mutiple browsers, devices and operating systems, bringing a new level of interactivity wherever the Web works. MCTS Microsoft Silverlight Development (70-506) Certification Guide will take the readers through the process of lay outing a user interface in Silverlight using concepts such as panels, content controls and navigation.

This guide also provides effective ways of structuring application and its interaction with the host platform. Inclusive of comprehensive set of test questions and answers, this book will enable readers to approach the (70-506): TS: Microsoft Silverlight 4 Development exam with confidence. This book helps the reader learn the configuration, delivery and deployment of Silverlight application and dynamically load resources upon request. They will also learn the working and creation of a powerful data driven line of business applications and understand the implementation application logic by enhancing UI with manipulating visuals, creative animations and other important UI concepts.

Some of the chapters emphasized in this book are:

Chapter 1: Overview of Silverlight

Chapter 2: Laying out Our User Interface

Chapter 3: Enhancing the User Interface

Chapter 4: Implementing Application Logic

Chapter 5: Working with Data

Chapter 6: Interacting with the Host Platform

Chapter 7: Structuring Applications

Chapter 8: Deploying Applications

Style/Approach This book is a hands-on certification guide with practical examples and Q&As to help .NET developers prepare for and pass the (70-506): TS: Microsoft Silverlight 4 Development exam.

Packt Publishing has also released other Microsoft Silverlight titles:

Microsoft Silverlight 5 Data and Services Cookbook (published)

Microsoft Silverlight 5 and Windows Azure Enterprise Integration (published)

Microsoft Silverlight 5: Building Rich Enterprise Dashboards (published)

All Microsoft Silverlight books are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google and SAP technologies.

 

MCTS: Microsoft Silverlight 4 Development (70-506) Certification Guide

Includes a comprehensive set of test questions and answers.

 

For more information, please visit: www.packtpub.com/MCTS: Microsoft Silverlight 4 Development (70-506) Certification Guide


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