Silverlight – Binding ResourceDictionaries

B06C0079 In the last two Silverlight posts I’ve introduced databinding in Silverlight.  We’ve seen that databinding, while similar to what we’ve experienced in Windows Forms and ASP.NET applications, is markedly different in Silverlight.  Today’s topic further illustrates the differences by asserting that you can bind Resources, or more accurately Resource Dictionaries, to your controls.… Read the rest

Silverlight – Databinding

When I was learning DataBinding in both .NET 1.0 and .NET 2.0, I quickly discovered that most of what I learned about DataBinding for ASP.NET was useless as I moved to Windows Forms and what I learned about DataBinding for Windows Forms was useless when it came to developing for ASP.NET.… Read the rest

Friday Books – Silverlight 2 in Action

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SilverLightInAction ***When you purchase the Print book, you can download a PDF copy from Manning Publications at no additional charge***

Microsoft describes Silverlight as a “cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web.” That’s a really boring description for a really exciting new technology.… Read the rest

SilverLight – Layout Managers

I know it is customary to start out presentations of new technology with a “Hello World” application, but if you have any interest in SilverLight you’ve probably already seen one of those and it really didn’t help you a whole lot.… Read the rest

More on SilverLight Developer Installation

ppl-body-01 If you followed along with the install instructions last week and then went to do some development, you probably noticed that the Visual Studio environment does not allow for WYSIWYG/Drag and Drop GUI development like we can do with Windows Forms or ASP.NET development.… Read the rest