Compiling your first application


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Compiling your first application

When you compile your Silverlight application, a number of critical actions are performed. Undoubtedly the most important step that compiler performs in verifying that your code is correct. Once that is finished, the compiler creates a Silverlight specific DLL. It is this DLL that is loaded by the Silverlight Runtime. It is rare these days to have a project so simple that all it needs is a simple Compiler Tool. Instead we create Build Automation scripts that control every step of the build process. Microsoft has their own sophisticated build tool called MSBuild, like other modern Build tools it uses an XML format for the script content.

You create the script that contains a set of instructions for the Build Tool. Instructions are arranged in the preferred build sequence. MSBuild then reads the build file and performs the tasks in the given order. There are hundreds of predefined tasks and if you can't find a task that you like, the system is extensible, which means you can create you...

Compiling your first application
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Compiling your first application provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 5 Essential Training

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Developer
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Silverlight Visual Studio
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