Silverlight, which is used in more websites everyday, has several beautiful free controls, components & tools that will help you develop websites faster & better.
They are not very easy to find as they are hidden inside the blogs of Silverlight developers or .NET products websites & there are still not so many resources where you can read about Silverlight.
WebResourcesDepot have collected these free Silverlight controls, components & tools to help making your websites brighter.
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Use the standard System.Windows.Form .NET library for both Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight. It allows .NET developers to write standard WinForms applications that will run on these two RIA platforms.
This free grid control has data grouping, data sorting, row editing, multi-row selection features & many more.
It is a feature-rich & very professional grid solution.
Visifire – Silverlight Charts
Visifire (see WRD post) is one of the most powerful & well-documented open source chart solution that can be found in the net.
It can be used with ASP, ASP.Net, PHP, JSP, ColdFusion, Ruby on Rails or just simple HTML. Animated 2D-3D column charts, bar charts, pie charts & more can be created with it.
This Silverlight effects library is currently in beta (& can be paid in the future).
It has carousel panel, slide show, advanced wipe animations, fade animations and more. Animations can be easily configured & support chaining.
Effects / transitions in this library are: resize, move, spin, fade, highlight, colorFill, shake, pulsate, crossFade, blinds, slide, and flip.
The download package can be found within the post & there are examples to show you its capabilities.
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