Silverlight

Must-have Tools on Windows - Part 2 of 2

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Every technologist has his favourite list of developer tools, applications and OS which they believe are indispensible and without them they would not be abl...

Must-have Tools on Windows - Part 1 of 2

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Every technologist has his favourite list of developer tools, applications and OS which they believe are indispensible and without them they would not be abl...

Silverlight Best Practices (Part 4 of 4)

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This is in continuation to my previous post Silverlight Best Practices – III, where the focus was what should be and what should not be done while developing...

Silverlight Best Practices (Part 2 of 4)

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This is in continuation to my previous post Silverlight Best Practices – I, where I talked about Design Considerations.  These design considerations were a b...

Silverlight Best Practices (Part 3 of 4)

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[Republished after additions] This is in continuation to my previous post Silverlight Best Practices – II, where I talked about Business Layer Design Conside...

Silverlight Best Practices (Part 1 of 4)

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I have been working on Designing and Development of Rich UI applications on Silverlight, and Windows Phone platforms and high performing applications as midd...

C# Html Sanitizer for Xaml

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One of the converters that my application developerChannel uses is HtmlSanitizer.  The purpose of this converter is to remove the HTML formatting from a HTML...

Mobile platform - the strongest with .NET

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Microsoft .NET has recently emerged as one of the most mature and strongest platforms for Mobile Computing.    Until sometime back, Windows Phone 6.5 was the...

Silverlight Interview Questions - I

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Hello folks, Marching forward, I will post a series of Interview Questions on Silverlight.  This will cover questions at each level - easy, intermediate and ...

Customizing Splash Screen in Silverlight

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Customizing Splash Screen (a screen that loads before the Silverlight application loads) requires some development effort in the host application (could be H...

ClientAccessPolicy Sample

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Recently I have delivered a 4-day training session on Silverlight 4 and many participants asked for a sample ClientAccessPolicy.xml file. So this is for thos...

Right Click in Silverlight 4

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Let's discuss yet another feature of Silverlight 4 - right click! This was most wanted feature and Microsoft has really blessed the Silverlight world by givi...

Printing in Silverlight 4

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Another cool feature that Microsoft has included in Silverlight 4 is the ability to Print any UI Element to any printer and that too, without any complicated...

Loading ResourceDictionary in Silverlight

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ResourceDictionary in Silverlight consists of styles, pallates, and other static resources. These static resources - styles - can be bound to UIElements in t...

Silverlight 4 Security Overview White Paper

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I came through a wonderful link that focuses on Security with Silverlight 3 and Silverlight 4 applications.  Kudos to Nick, who has explained this wonderfull...

RichTextBox in Silverlight 4

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I was trying my hands on Silverlight 4 Beta version and found this is wonderful control - RichTextBox.. This was much needed on Web Platform and Microsoft ha...

Dynamic Theme in Silverlight 3

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One of the features of WPF that we might be keen in implementing in Silverlight is changing the themes dynamically at runtime.  So let us understand how to a...

Floating Container in Silverlight

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This is an implementation of a container that can be moved, dragged within the scope of a Silverlight Application.  Currently, the FloatingContainer is deriv...

VectorLight and Silverlight

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Lots of tutorials (using OpenSource VectorLight) covering most of the new Silverlight 4 features including the new COM interop functionality allowing your Si...

Silverlight & WPF: MVVM

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MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) is the new mantra for designing XAML based applications.  This is brought out to address the emerging change in the approach of s...

List vs ObservableCollection

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The difference between a generic list List<T> and an observable collection ObservableCollection<T> is that observable collection includes an inte...

WPF vs WPF XBAP vs Silverlight

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Many have answered this question and many have asked me the same... So after research from various sites including http://silverlight.net and http://blogs.ms...

ControlStoryboardAction in Silverlight 3

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Microsoft.Expression.Interactions namespace ships with an interesting control - ControlStoryBoardAction.  This control can be applied on any Silverlight UI C...

Visifire Charting in Silverlight

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Visifire is one of my favourite charting tools in Silverlight. I love playing with it in my free-time at home on my Windows 2003 server machine :) This post ...

Designing a PopUp in Silverlight

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Designing a PopUp in Silverlight is one of the common tasks in Silverlight Application Development.  Let's see a code snippet that can help you do that in fe...

Zoom-in and out in Silverlight

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I've been asked this ample times at my work place - how to implement a zoom in/out effect on any Silverlight Control. So let us take an example:- You have yo...

Silverlight Toolkit

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While the community comes up with the new version of Silverlight Toolkit for Silverlight 3. Let us see how it is installed. When installing, ensure that foll...

Silverlight Host for Sharepoint

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The solution attached with the post is a very easiest way to host a Silverlight Application in any Sharepoint site. Ready-to-use component is just 9 KB. You...