How can we host a Silverlight Application?

When you create a Silverlight project, it asks you to create a Web Application project. This project is responsible for hosting your XAP file. Generally Silverlight application doesn’t require any server to host it to run, but if you are planning to host it in web you must need a… Continue reading

What is XAP file?

XAP (pronounced as ZAP) is the compressed output of the Silverlight Application which includes application manifest file, compiled output assembly and other resources used by your silverlight application. This uses the normal ZIP compression method to reduce the total download size. When you build your Silverlight application, it actually generates… Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons to Use Silverlight

It supports playback of WMV files on both PC and Macintosh, with many options for interactivity during playback; with just a couple of lines of code, you can provide a platform-neutral way to handle all your movie files. Silverlight supports full-screen 720p video and offers seamless transitions between full-screen and windowed mode… Continue reading

Exam 70-506 : Silverlight 4, Development Part – 5

Question: Resource Files are used to store the data in which of the following conditions? When you are not concerned about application startup time. When you want to simplify application distribution complexity by reducing the number of file dependencies. When you don’t need to update the resource file after it… Continue reading

Exam 70-506 : Silverlight 4, Development Part – 4

Question: The CultureInfo class of the System.Globalization namespace is used to retrieve which of the following information for a specific culture: Character set Currency symbol Date All of the above. None of the above. Correct Answer: 4 Question: We can specify that the XAML file has sample data by setting… Continue reading

Exam 70-506 : Silverlight 4, Development Part – 3

Question: Which of the following is correct? Enable “NotifyOnValidationError” when you want the errors to be passed on in the hierarchy Enable “ValidateOnExceptions” property if you want to throw exceptions in your setters. If ValidatesOnNotifyDataErrors is set to true on a control, ErrorsChanged can be used to notify UI that… Continue reading