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This three day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop Microsoft Silverlight 3 applications through a variety of available development tools and techniques.

Course Outline

This three day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop Microsoft Silverlight 3 applications through a variety of available development tools and techniques. It introduces the new features and concepts being introduced with the new version of the technology. The course focuses on user interfaces, program structure and implementation details.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for both novice and experienced .NET programmers who have a minimum of six months development experience and have basic Windows navigation skills.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

€¢ Create a simple Silverlight 2/3 application based on the Visual Studio Silverlight application template
€¢ Use existing user controls to create a user interface and customize their templates and styles to provide an optimal user experience
€¢ Create Silverlight custom controls
€¢ Use data binding mechanisms to populate controls with a data
€¢ Consume existing WCF/Web services from Silverlight applications
€¢ Communicate with the Silverlight hosting environment (HTML DOM)

Course Outline

Module 1: Silverlight Development Introduction
This module explains how to start developing Silverlight applications, which tools are needed, the purpose and motivation of XAML, which user controls are available out of the box and how to use them.


€¢ Introduction to Silverlight
€¢ Silverlight XAML and XAML editing tools
€¢ Silverlight application architecture, €oeHello World!€ with Silverlight
€¢ Available controls
€¢ Handling and publishing events
€¢ Transformations
€¢ Animations
€¢ Silverlight 3 Text Features
€¢ Behaviors

After completing this module, students will be able to:

€¢ Create a new Silverlight application from the Visual Studio Silverlight project template
€¢ Understand the motivation for XAML and tools for working with it
€¢ Integrate existing user controls in Silverlight projects
€¢ Publish and consume events in Silverlight applications
€¢ Use transformations and animations in Silverlight applications

Module 2: Silverlight Development
This module explains how to access XAML objects from managed code, create new XAML objects dynamically, develop user controls and custom controls, create control templates and styles, use data binding and customize user control states with the Visual State Manager.


€¢ Managing XAML objects
€¢ Creating XAML objects from managed code, Managing XAML objects from managed code
€¢ Silverlight user controls and custom controls
€¢ Control templates and styles
€¢ Dependency Properties
€¢ Data binding
€¢ Visual State Manager
€¢ Networking

Lab : Hands On #1

€¢ Layouts
€¢ Code-behind data binding
€¢ Data templates
€¢ Consuming WCF services

Lab : Hands On #2

€¢ User controls
€¢ XAML data binding
€¢ IvalueConverter

Lab : Hands On #3

€¢ VisualStateManager
€¢ Animations

After completing this module, students will be able to:

€¢ Access, create and manage XAML objects from managed code
€¢ Create user controls
€¢ Create and apply styles and templates
€¢ Consume WCF services
€¢ Bind data to Silverlight controls from code and from XAML
€¢ Use new features in data binding mechanisms to populate controls with a data and connect between them.
€¢ Customize the behavior of user controls with Visual State Manager
€¢ Handle events in Silverlight applications
Prerequisites & Certificates

Before attending this course, students must have: •Working knowledge of C#, HTML and JavaScript •Highly recommended: web development knowledge (web development basics will not be covered in this course)

Certificates offered

Certificate of Completion

Cancellation Policy
10 business day cancellation policy. if the course is confirmed and the student cancels within 10 days of the course, then they get charged and apply a credit for future courses. If they cancel outside of 10 business days, then there are no charges at all.
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I realize that we are constantly dealing with technology, but I still think for a registration fee of almost $3,000, that a hardcover book should be included. I know that the option to print the book on a one-time basis exists.
Reviewed by 2016
Reviewed by 2016
The instructor was very knowledgeable and answered all questions. Jarod did an excellent job presenting.
Reviewed by 2015
The room was cold. I had to sit next to the space heater. It would be good to tell future patrons to dress warmly AHEAD of time. No suprises.
Reviewed by 2015
He was great and offered his contact info for further questions.
Reviewed by 2015
Howard was a fantastic instructor and the course was exactly what I required.
Reviewed by 2014
The trainer was excellent - the course exceeded my expectations.
Reviewed by 2014
This course provides an excellent overview and a bit of practice on the various functions of SharePoint 2013. I was disappointed at the number of exceedingly long breaks given after each module. I would have preferred less break time and more content to the course. Having never taken a SharePoint course with another provider, I don't know if this is the norm with all providers of just this one in particular.
Reviewed by 2014
I ranked the "Use of Technology" low because for Users who were remote the VM's that were setup were a little wonky. Could be very slow at times and then sometimes they needed to be refreshed to work properly with the lab. In some instances we couldn't follow along as replication would not occur fast enough and we would have our lab cut short (for us remote Users).
Reviewed by 2014
The instructor was good at remembering to acknowledge the online students even though he was facing a classroom of students also.
Reviewed by 2014
Insructor was not so good with the live examples. Also the handouts was not so useful
Reviewed by 2013
The trainer was excellent, very knowledgeable and had a lot of valuable experience to share. The problem was that there were way too many workshops that took too long and interfered with getting the maximum benefit from the instructor and the course.
Reviewed by 2013
This was quite informative. It was a great opportunity to have ‘real life’ discussions with certified PMs. The instructor had excellent examples and was able to share his PM experiences with us with concrete examples. In addition, this was a great opportunity to network with private sector/public sector PMs and develop a better appreciation of PM on both sides of the fence. Cheers, CL
Reviewed by 2013
Reviewed by 2013
I did not like the video format
Reviewed by 2013
As a remote attendee, it appeared the instructor paid attention to the "Attendee" and "Chat" windows only a few times throughout the day, so I was not confident that he would see if I sent a message or raised my hand during the course.
Reviewed by 2013
The chairs were not very comfortable and the material contained spelling and grammatical error (a few but still)as well as repetition of words.
Reviewed by 2013
Was a bit slow the last 1/2 day. Of course, for some, this was the last of a 4 day course (not just 2 days).
Reviewed by 2013
I really enjoyed the course and I learned a lot. The pace was excellent.
Reviewed by 2013
Reviewed by 2013
The room was excellent on its own - less distraction and no noise around you. There was no direction to the room when I walked in and therefore was not sure if I was heading in the right direction. We were not provided with the direction that there was coffee and fridge on the 3rd floor, and the bathroom floor was dirty.
Reviewed by 2012
This course was great, very informative, had Lionel as instructor and he was also very good.
Reviewed by 2012
Instructor was eager to assist but lacked subject matter expertise. Course time management was very poor. Content provided could have been delivered effectively in a one day course.
Reviewed by 2012
Good Course, good trainer. All questions addressed equally and in a timely professional manner.
Reviewed by 2011
The course content was interesting; however, the instructor didn't have enough knowledge about Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 Development and wasn't able to answer questions without google search. In the future CTE needs to make sure the instructors have real on-hands experience and are highly trained in the technologies they are supposed be teaching.
Reviewed by 2011

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