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Foundation Silverlight 3 Animation


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author   Jeff Paries  /   released on   Aug 27, 2009
Tags:   animations , silverlight-3 , jeff-paries
Categories:   Silverlight 3
Product Description

Silverlight is Microsoft's breakthrough technology for creating rich experiences on the web. This book illustrates the power of Silverlight as a graphics, animation, and game-creation tool. It teaches the fundamentals of computer animation, using trigonometry and vector movement before moving on to more advanced topics such as physics modeling and particle systems.

With full code examples for all types of animation and interaction, this is an invaluable resource for both Silverlight beginners and more advanced users.

  • Fully updated for Silverlight 3
  • See the power of Silverlight in action
  • Learn the building blocks of animation in Silverlight 2

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to create procedural (code-based) animation in Silverlight
  • Utilize trigonometry and vectors to create motion
  • Create animated text and image effects such as blurs and drop shadows
  • Add physics effects, such as gravity
  • Experiment with kinematics to create walk cycles
  • Play with particle systems to create simple explosions

Who is this book for?

Anybody interested in Silverlight can pick up this book and be productive. Similarly, those with some web development experience looking to add Silverlight applications to their site can be productive. More advanced users can extract the concepts presented and apply them in their own applications as well.

About the Author

Jeff Paries is currently employed as a Digital Media Developer creating Silverlight applications for Waggener Edstrom Worldwide. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, Kate, and son Nicholas.

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