Deploying a Silverlight application


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Deploying a Silverlight application

Once you have compiled your Silverlight application, you'll want to share it with the world. To do that you need to deploy it to a Web server. Microsoft has simplified the deployments by creating the XAP file format. The XAP file, as it is commonly called, contains all the necessary files for your application in a nice compressed format, just upload the XAP file to your server and you are ready to go. Well not quite, you are going to need a webpage to host your Silverlight content, I talk more about the host pages in an another movie in this series. You must also configure your Web server to deliver the XAP file when asked.

If you have Windows Server 2008 or newer, you are in luck as IIS on newer Microsoft operating systems is already configured properly. On other servers, including Apache, you'll need to set the MIME type for the XAP file extension. I'd like to talk for a minute about Microsoft Web servers. When you create and test a Silverlight application on your local co...

Deploying a Silverlight application
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Deploying a Silverlight 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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