Building Silverlight Applications
Speaker: Jesse Liberty

Session Description: This talk will cover building rich Internet applications with Silverlight and Visual Studio 2008. Topics covered will include understanding XAML, layout, manipulating shapes and text, brushes, transformations, creating controls, events handling with JavaScript and managed code, Silverlight and HTML, and exposing managed APIs to JavaScript.

Speaker Bio: Jesse Liberty is a senior program manager in the Silverlight Developer Division, who recently joined Microsoft to help create everything working developers might need to learn, use, and get the most out Silverlight. He is the author of numerous books and articles for O’Reilly and other publishers, and brings two decades of professional software development experience, including having filled the roles of Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T, software architect at both Ziff Davis Interchange and PBS/Learning Link, as well as vice president of information technology at Citibank.