SL TV 8: Silverlight Client for Facebook

image The latest episode of Silverlight TV is now available on Channel 9! In episode 8 John scores a cool interview with one of the developers responsible for the Silverlight client for Facebook application. This application made a big splash at the PDC 09 keynote, and another when it was released on at this link here. Rajendra Vishnumurty demonstrates some of the key features of the application and jumps right into the code for several areas. Be sure not to miss this inside look at the Silverlight client for Facebook.

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Microsoft Silverlight Client for Facebook

This application brings together the many compelling platform capabilities of Silverlight 4 into a rich out-of-browser application in the familiar context of Facebook. Enjoy the photos, feeds, events, friends’ walls, and inbox mail from your Facebook account in a visually stunning and user-friendly environment.

Key Features Demonstrated:

  • Out-of-browser support

  • Hosting HTML content interactively

  • Local Device access (webcam)

  • Rich-Text control

  • Embedding alternative media content (i.e., YouTube)

  • Desktop notifications

  • COM integration (with Outlook) on the Windows platform

  • Right-click

  • Drag-n-drop

  • Window control

  • Animations

Silverlight TV is once again unscripted and shot in 1 take. Don’t miss this one!

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Hi, I'm John Papa. I author this blog, create courses for Pluralsight and am a Google Developer Expert and Microsoft Regional Director. I travel speaking at events and train technology thought leaders