Hosting HTML content in Silverlight applications


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Hosting HTML content in Silverlight applications

Silverlight has always worked within an HTML page. As you probably know, the Silverlight host control is embedded in an HTML or ASP.NET page and loaded into the Silverlight runtime when the page loads. But within the Silverlight application itself, there has never been the ability to embed HTML. This is annoying, for several reasons. First you're likely to have lots of assets already in HTML. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to reuse them in sections of your Silverlight app? Two, without HTML it is harder to create a searchable site, and there is no easy way to embed advertisements within your content.

Another prime developer request from Microsoft is the ability to embed Flash content within a Silverlight app. I'm happy to tell you that Silverlight 4 supports HTML embedding. The one caveat to this is that your Silverlight application must be an out-of-browser app. There are two ways to show HTML content. If you just want to host an instance of the browser in your app, choose the ...

Hosting HTML content in Silverlight applications
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Hosting HTML content in Silverlight applications provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 5 Essential Training

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