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Archive for July 30th, 2009

Getting Started With Silverlight

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Today I got started using Silverlight for the first time today. Presently, Silverlight is on version 3 so I’m a little late to the party (but then again given the speed of the releases, I may not be that far back after all). I was leery of using Silverlight because I’ve always liked working with Flash, mostly because I really like taking a break from statically typed languages and playing with dynamic languages.

However, Silverlight is just filled with pure awesome so far. .NET Framework, available from a RIA? Sweet!

I dont’ have as much to say today as usual because I’m still working on this project — but I can say that I’m really excited because a project I’ve wanted to build forever now is actually available for the first time thanks to the features found in Silverlight.

Over the next few months I’ll share my progress on my creation and hopefully get some feedback about what people think — but as for now, I’m still just trying to figure out how to move some rectangles around. 🙂

Does anyone have any recommended resources for learning Silverlight? Especially creating games?

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July 30, 2009 at 2:37 am