In today’s tutorial, “A Beginner’s Guide to Silverlight with PHP,” author Jordan Knight takes a look at Microsoft’s .NET powered client side technology, Silverlight, which aims to satisfy the demand for Rich Internet Applications.
Jordan starts off by showing us how to get started with Silverlight development using Visual Studio from Microsoft’s Web Platform Installer, and concludes by demonstrating how to use Silverlight to access PHP based web services.
As you move through the article you’ll learn how simple and practical PHP and Silverlight integration can be. When you’re done, you’ll have a good understanding of how your Silverlight app communicates with PHP using web services.
We have a quiz for you to tackle once you’ve read the tutorial, so why not see how good your memory is?