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  • Blog Post: Windows System Color Theme for Silverlight - Part Three

    The Windows system color theme for Silverlight now includes styles for all toolkit controls except charts and graphs (these will be themed shortly). When theming the remaining controls, we decided to make a few changes to all controls... All button controls are now slightly rounded to add a bit...
  • Blog Post: Windows System Color Theme for Silverlight - Part Two

    The SDK controls are now themed in the Windows system color theme style, and the Toolkit controls will be themed very soon! The updated project is available for download here . For those of you who desire a bit more contrast in the theme, particularly for high contrast color modes, there are a few...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight 2 Public Release Candidate is Available Now

    The first public release candidate for Silverlight 2 is available now, so please download it and start updating your applications as soon as you get a chance! You can download the release candidate and accompanying Visual Studio and Blend support for it here . I've started updating my applications;...
  • Blog Post: Rough Skin for Silverlight Beta 2 Is Easy to Customize

    One thing that I forgot to mention about the Silverlight beta 2 rough skin is that it is very easy to customize now. At the top of the Page.xaml file in my sample project are several resources that can be used to quickly change the colors for all controls. In the example below I have changed the BaseColroBrush...
  • Blog Post: Rough Skin Updated for Silverlight Beta 2

    I finished updating the rough skin to beta 2. If you would like to use this skin feel free to download and use my sample project using the link below, and you can view it live if you'd like too... Rough Skin View live... Download skin...
  • Blog Post: Bubbly Skin Updated for Beta 2

    I finally had a bit of free time to update the bubbly skin to beta 2. If you would like to use this skin feel free to download and use my sample project using the link below, and you can view it live if you'd like too... Bubbly Skin View live... Download skin...
  • Blog Post: Red and Flat Skins Updated for Beta 2

    Silverlight 2 beta 2 was just released on June 6th with lots of new features and functionality (check out Scott Guthrie's blog for specific details). Control skinning has changed slightly since in beta 1, and I just finished updating my red and flat skins for beta 2. In this update, I've template bound...
  • Blog Post: A New Set of Control Skins

    One more set of control skins is up and ready for you to use. I had hoped to have two ready, but one set needed some additional tweaking work that I haven’t been able to finish while on vacation in Thailand, and I’m going to stop trying until I return to Seattle on 4/14. This new set is very rough...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight 2 Control Skins

    Last week, Silverlight 2 beta one was the hot topic at the Mix 08 conference that took place in Las Vegas, and rightly so, as it now has even more great functionality to offer, and you can find out about specific details on Silverlight.net or on Scott Guthrie's blog . Scott's blog also contains several...
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