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Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform, and cross-device plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET-based rich interactive applications (RIAs) for the Web; SharePoint is Microsoft's portal development platform and the fastest growing server product at Microsoft. If you are seeking to leverage Silverlight 2.0 to optimize SharePoint 2007, you will find what you need in this advanced guide from a well-known author team of Microsoft insiders. The book shows you how to build integrated solutions step-by-step; how to integrate Silverlight applications with different SharePoint objects such as lists, Web parts, and others; and provides source code, so you can replicate and test the code on your own.

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Steve Fox has been in the IT industry for more than 12 years, working in various areas including search and natural language, web development, and more recently Office and SharePoint development. He currently works for Microsoft as a Senior Technical Evangelist. When not working, he enjoys sports—especially hockey—as well as movies and writing. He is hopeful that the Buffalo Sabres will one day win the Stanley Cup. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington.

Paul Stubbs is a Senior Architect Evangelist in the Platform Architecture Team within the Developer and Platform Evangelist group at Microsoft. He focuses on solutions architecture with an emphasis on information worker productivity, business-to-customer (B2C) solutions, and Web 2.0 social networking. Paul has also worked with several other groups at Microsoft. He helped ship the first and second versions of Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) and Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA), wherein he developed a new managed code application programmability development tool for InfoPath 2007. He also developed programmability features for future versions of Microsoft Office for the Groove team.

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