Silverlight

Silverlight is an interesting RichUI for delivering applications over the web. Silverlight also has an option for socket communications starting from 4031 etc., for about 30 ports. So we also have the option of delivering live updates for silverlight over network sockets which would be very efficient live updates. But currently we are restricting ourselves [...]

Sometimes native classes aren’t providing the needed functionality or works not like you want. If you are working with some 2D graphics and want to actually focus on how your’s algorithm works without some basic image manipulations – WritableBitmapEx from CodePlex. The WriteableBitmapEx library is a collection of extension methods for Silverlight’s WriteableBitmap. The WriteableBitmap [...]

There are many ways to localize dynamically, but most solutions that I’ve seen use some variation of the technique described in the Silverlight documentation, which puts localization resources in RESXes and uses data binding to bind XAML elements to localized resources. It works, but it has always left a bad taste in my mouth. For [...]

Windows Phone 7 developers trying to protect the customer’s data for every transition. In mobile phone it’s a question of life. A quick look over at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff402533(v=VS.92).aspx – lists the following cryptographic algorithms supported by Windows Phone OS 7.0: AES HMACSHA1 HMACSHA256 Rfc2898DeriveBytes SHA1 SHA256 It would be great if we can simply use all [...]

What are we doing we need to add some service to our application? Yes, we are looking all over the Internet to find some solution, which may be not found or work not just like we want. In that case, your starting to build your own implementation. Now, with Seesmic Desktop Platform you can do [...]

While building some application which creates some data and displays it to final user, you may implement some way for user to grad that data. You can store it like file, send e-mail, but one obvious decision – is to give user ability to Copy-Paste. In versions prior to Silverlight 4, when you right clicked [...]

For some reason you’ve decided to show user some photos from Flickr. You can navigate him to the other page or the Flickr main site, but that not the way it goes in Silverlight world… Flickr is an image-sharing website that provides REST-like services. You supply your parameters by tacking query string onto the end [...]

For some reason you’ve decided to show user some photos from Flickr. You can navigate him to the other page or the Flickr main site, but that not the way it goes in Silverlight world… Flickr is an image-sharing website that provides REST-like services. You supply your parameters by tacking query string onto the end [...]

Silverlight Deep Zoom is the fastest, smoothest, zooming technology on the Web, bringing the highest resolution images and frame rates with the lowest load times to users. Deep Zoom also enables the display of thousands of items simultaneously, giving designers and developers new opportunities to create innovative navigation paradigms for both applications and the Web. [...]

You already know a lot of MVVM frameworks. But this one is came from WPF technology. Cinch is a WPF ModelView-ViewModel framework that takes the UI services route to provide a rich WPF MVVM framework that comes with several standard services out of the box. As it was mentioned before it was firstly developed as [...]

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