Tag Archive: Silverlight

Mar 23

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Silverlight Technology

Contents What is Microsoft Silverlight? Why use Silverlight? Which platforms does Silverlight support? Which browsers does Silverlight support? What are the system requirements for Silverlight? What is Moonlight? What are the goals of Moonlight? Is Silverlight free? What is the difference between Silverlight 1.0 and 2? What is the Silverlight plug-in? What is Silverlight Runtime? …

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Mar 18

What is Observable Collection?

An observableCollection represents a dynamic data collection that provides notifications when items get added, removed, or when the whole list is refreshed.  Whenever you modify the collection, the view is notified. The advantage of ObservableCollection over List is that it implements INotifyCollectionChanged. This interface raises an event whenever the collection is modified by insertion, removal, …

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Mar 18

Silverlight Architecture

Silver light plug-in is a combination of core .NET framework, vector animations, media and JavaScript technologies. Presentation Core Input: Handles inputs from hardware devices such as the keyboard and mouse, drawing, or other input devices. UI rendering: Renders vector and bitmap graphics, animations, and text. Media: Features playback and management of various types of audio …

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Mar 18

Silverlight Application Life Cycle

Silverlight Application Life Cycle The entry point of Silverlight applications is Silverlight Application class. It provides various services which is commonly needed by Silverlight application. Silverlight lifecycle commences with opening a web page for hosting Silverlight plug-in. If the plug-in is not available, the web page prompts to install Silverlight browser plug-in. Later the browser …

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