Using core runtime assemblies and other assemblies


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Using core runtime assemblies and other assemblies

Silverlight applications are client-side programs. In order for them to work, the code must be available on the customer's computer. The mechanism for deploying code in .NET is called an Assembly, which is nothing more than an especially configured executable file. In Silverlight, that will be a DLL file. This DLL file must be downloaded to the customer's computer before your application can start. Your code also uses other .NET classes. So, when you compile your App, you'll take dependencies on other .NET assemblies.

This means that these additional assemblies must also be available on the customer's computer. Silverlight has a number of assemblies that are compiled specifically for use by Silverlight applications. They contain all the types that are necessary to run your App plus hundreds of additional classes. In this regard, they are similar to the .NET and WPF assemblies. The Silverlight framework has been relentlessly reworked to be small and lean. This is to enable a fa...

Using core runtime assemblies and other assemblies
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Using core runtime assemblies and other assemblies provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 3 Essential Training

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