Silverlight is a browser plug-in that runs Rich Internet Applications. It brings a trimmed down version of the .NET Framework to web browser client-side programming. It also provides a user interface framework that is very similar to WPF, enabling developers familiar with WPF to learn Silverlight with ease. This course shows the main aspects of building user interfaces with Silverlight 3.
Ian is an independent consultant, developer, speaker, and author. He has written books on Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Forms, and Visual Studio. He lives in London but can often be found on various developer mailing lists and newsgroups, where a popular sport is to see who can get him to write the longest email in reply to the shortest possible question.