Installing the Silverlight Toolkit


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Installing the Silverlight Toolkit

The Silverlight Toolkit is an essential library that you must install to get the best out of Silverlight 5. You can find it on the CodePlex site. CodePlex is the Microsoft- sanctioned open source site. I encourage you to look around this site as it is full of useful .NET projects. The Toolkit is a Microsoft product that ships out of the normal Silverlight Timeline. Here, you will find tools that are slated for future releases of Silverlight, but are available now. Note that the majority of the tools are stable, and production-ready. Microsoft clearly labels a few controls that are considered experimental.

Microsoft also moves controls to the Toolkit that they feel would benefit from continued improvement. It is filled with dozens of useful controls that are indispensable to real Silverlight development. I highly recommend that you install this toolkit. I will be using it throughout this series. To give you an idea of what's in the toolkit, I would like to show you the site. Here I am at th...

Installing the Silverlight Toolkit
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Installing the Silverlight Toolkit provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 5 Essential Training

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