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 [...]

Introduction: Everything around us is seen colored; when you are going to draw a scene in OpenGL you have to add some colors to the objects to make them similar to the real world objects. Colors have two end points. All colors: represented by the white color (the material of the object reflects all colors) [...]

You may know that Silverlight applications can run in three different security modes: In browser – the application runs as part of a larger webpage, and is subject to the same sandboxed protection as other web content. Out of browser – sandboxed – the application can run in browser, but it can also be installed onto the [...]

Windows Phone 7 is beginning to spread all over the world and modern developers need to make application more stylish. By default, Windows Phone page transitions really aren’t transitions at all. The new PhoneNavigationPage is just popped into the root PhoneNavigationFrame. The most common solution to this problem is to manage the transitions yourself. You [...]

What do we know about Hash codes? They based on hash functions which well-defined procedure or mathematical function that converts a large, possibly variable-sized amount of data into a small datum, usually a single integer that may serve as an index to an array (cf. associative array). The values returned by a hash function are [...]

Introduction: I’m going to introduce a series of lessons about OpenGL. The series will start from drawing simple shapes to developing a complete game with games AI and level difficulties. In our work, we are going to use GLUT library for drawing objects. GLUT library is more advanced than classic GLU, it has much functionality [...]

According to JMS Specification “The Java Message Service (JMS) sets the standard or rules for reliable Enterprise Messaging or Messaging Oriented Middleware (MOM).” Messaging or asynchronous messaging is a part of any Enterprise architecture now a days. A message can loosely be explained as any data interchange between different programs inside the same computer and [...]

As you already know (or just beginning to explore) MVVM is a way to separate data structures from UI. The basic idea of MVVM is that we would like to use data binding to connect our View to our Model, but data binding is often tricky because our model doesn’t have the right properties. So [...]

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