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Free Silverlight Show Webinar: Deep-DIVE in Silverlight FIVE

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1 comments   /   posted by Silverlight Show on Aug 01, 2011
Tags:   silverlight-5 , webinar , gill-cleeren

Silverlight Show Webinar: Deep-DIVE in Silverlight FIVE

This webinar has been delivered on August 24. Watch the recording!

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With Silverlight 4 out for over a year now, some amazing applications have been built with it. It’s time to take a look at the next version, which is due late 2011. In this session, Silverlight MVP Gill Cleeren will take you on a tour of the advanced new features available in the platform. Be prepared to see what you’ll be using in 2012 for all your Silverlight needs!

All this and more will be explained in this session aimed at developers!

Presenter: Gill Cleeren

Webinar agenda:

These are some of the topics we’ll be talking about in this session:

  • Data binding improvements such as Ancestor RelativeSource, style setter bindings, implicit data templates and debugging options
  • Writing custom markup extensions
  • Changes in the trusted apps area
  • Working with the composition thread
  • ICustomTypeProvider
  • Miscellaneous improvements such as combobox type-ahead, font changes
  • Some topics which are post-beta
    ...And a few more

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Join our post-webinar survey! Three of you who submitted useful and constructuve feedback on our webinar will get a free copy of Gill Cleeren's ebook 'Getting Ready for Microsoft Silverlight Exam 70-506'.

About the speaker:
Gill Cleeren is Microsoft Regional Director (www.theregion.com), MVP ASP.NET, INETA speaker bureau member and Silverlight Insider.

He lives in Belgium where he works as .NET architect at Ordina. Passionate about .NET, he’s always playing with the newest bits. In his role as Regional Director, Gill has given many sessions, webcasts and trainings on new as well as existing technologies, such as Silverlight, ASP.NET and WPF at conferences including TechDays Belgium, DevDays Netherlands, NDC Norway, SQL Server Saturday Switzerland, Spring Conference UK, etc. He’s also the author of many articles in various developer magazines and organizes the yearly Community Day event in Belgium.

Gill also leads Visug (www.visug.be), the largest .NET user group in Belgium. He recently published his first book: “Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook” (Packt Publishing). You can find his blog at www.snowball.be.

Gill also delivered the following SilverlightShow webinars:
Blend for Silverlight Developers
10 things I'm sure you didn't know about Silverlight 4
Let's MEF: overview of the Managed Extensibility Framework in Silverlight 4
Silverlight's Power Features: Data Binding in Action
Switch or no switch: Can I build my business apps in LightSwitch?
Switching on the Cloud for Silverlight 
Building a Silverlight 4 Application End-to-end

Who is this webinar appropriate for:
Silverlight developers
75 minutes, including Q&A

Technical Requirements:
Internet connection and computer speakers for audio.

Want to see more scheduled or past webinars? Check SilverlightShow Webinars page.




  • host

    Re: Free Silverlight Show Webinar: Deep-DIVE in Silverlight FIVE

    posted by host on Aug 24, 2011 21:27

    Thank you guys.


    a wonderfull session.

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