Category Archives: Helpful Links

Create a Zooming Button Style In Silverlight Without Code

Download code for this sample I was reading Mike Snow’s blog and he had a recent Silverlight tutorial on creating a Zooming toolbar. I looked at it and said to myself, “I think I can do that without code in Blend!” So here’s a tutorial on exactly that. End product : Big bonuses to this…

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Silverlight and WPF Link Dump

I’ve been too quiet lately and I need to dump some links so I don’t forget about them: SVLite Effects from Cellbi – Amazing work with Silverlight… play around with their Carousel project in particular. Awesome. Silverlight.FX – From Nikhil Kothari, a very useful FX library with about a dozen kinds of transitions and effects….

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Go Get Windows Live Writer

My previous post is the first one that I’ve used Windows Live Writer to create. I changed from the default WordPress blog post composer because Live Writer gives me the following features: I don’t have to upload my images file-by-file… I just use OneNote to screen grab and then copy and paste from OneNote into…

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Clicking or DoubleClicking on an Item in a ListView

This is little more than a pointer to a fantastic post by Mike over at Mike’s Code Blog, but I figured it was worth passing along. Mike’s post is focused on finding which item was double clicked, while mine is on determining when the double clicking happened on an item at all.  I’ve recently come up against a…

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MIX 08 Sessions Now Online

You can now check out all the MIX sessions, online.  I attended the following sessions: Bringing Your Data to Life with Windows Presentation Foundation - Anson Tsao This is a great crash course to data binding in WPF. Building Rich Internet Applications using Microsoft Silverlight Part 1 - Mike Harsh and Joe Stegman Building Rich Internet Application…

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Special Leap Day Link-O-Rama

My brain is out of town while I’m working on our MIX Show Off Entry. In the meantime, I need to post some links so that I don’t forget them. I suppose you can use them too, if you want: Overriding (or adding to) default event handlers Custom Searching Through an Observable Collection More on…

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