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Exploring Silverlight with Mark Smith



In this presentation filmed at QCon, Mark Smith walks through Silverlight 2.0 capabilities. At the time, Microsoft was referring to this version of Silverlight as 1.1 which has been recently revived up to 2.0. Mark discusses migration to version 2.0, the C# code-behind capabilities, support for threads and how to consume web services.


Mark Smith is an independent consultant, author and trainer for DevelopMentor living in Dallas, Texas. He has designed and built large scale server-side infrastructure for companies like Exxon/Mobile, Fidelity Investments and Verisign. In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar and reading when not playing with his 4 daughters.

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QCon is a conference that is organized by the community, for the community.The result is a high quality conference experience where a tremendous amount of attention and investment has gone into having the best content on the most important topics presented by the leaders in our community.QCon is designed with the technical depth and enterprise focus of interest to technical team leads, architects, and project managers.

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Jun 19, 2008