With each new version of Silverlight, Microsoft has continued to improve the features and toolset available for building rich internet applications (RIA). Silverlight 3 has solved many of the issues facing RIA developers in Silverlight 2; including navigation, data forms, validation, and data services. We will walk thru developing a data centric application in Silverlight 3 and discuss the role of Silverlight in future application development.
Tony Champion is the principal solution consultant for CDS, a software solution company and member of the Microsoft Silverlight Partner Program. Tony has been developing in Microsoft technologies since 1996 and has experience in web applications, desktop applications, graphics, and real-time software. He is currently focused on providing professional solutions using the latest technologies, including Silverlight, WPF, SharePoint, AJAX, and WCF.