Ed's Blog

Ed Maia's blog covering Silverlight Animation and Media features.

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Ed's Blog

Thanks for visiting my blog!  I am a Software Developer in the Silverlight team (used to be a Program Manager, but made the switch recently).

I will be blogging about some of the timing-related features of Silverlight  There is a LOT of cool stuff that can be done with audio, video, animation, timing, and most importantly the integration of all of these.

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    Animating objects' Visibility in Silverlight

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    One exciting feature added in Silverlight 2 is called ObjectAnimationUsingKeyFrames. It allows you to target animations at properties that are not Double, Point, or Color. One of the most basic scenarios is to animate the Visibility property of a UIElement...
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    Animating Custom Attached Properties in SL2

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    One feature in SL2 that was added between Beta 2 and RTW is a new constructor to the PropertyPath class that can be used from code. You can now do the following from code: Storyboard .SetTargetProperty(myAnimation, new PropertyPath (MyCustomClass...
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    Silverlight 2 Shipped!!!!!!!!

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    Late last night, the final release of Silverlight 2 made its way into the MS servers. Woot woot!!!!! You can download the runtime, as well as supported tools here . ScottGu, the VP responsible for our release, has an excellent blog post outlining what...
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    Mix '08 Samples Updated

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    First off, let me just say that I suck at blogging. If I ever want to blog more often, the first step is to admit I have a problem. :) In any case, a couple of people have asked me to update my samples from Mix so they will work with Beta 2 and RC0...
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    Mix 08 Demos Posted

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    I *really* apologize for the delay, but the code for the demos I showed on stage at Mix can be found at: http://cid-155596ce0aa0cb80.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Mix08%20Demos I have the following zip files there: 1) VideoRSSViewer - Demo.zip - this...
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    Back to blogging!!!

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    Wow!! It's been a long time since my last blog post! I am currently at Mix 2008, and will be giving a talk on Silverlight Media tomorrow. The conference has been great, a lot of really exciting stuff. Tomorrow, after my talk, I will post code for...
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    State-Based Animations in Dec CTP

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    I thought I'd start my blog on media and animations in "WPF/E" with a frequently asked question about how to accomplish state-based animations on the Dec CTP bits. This can be a bit tricky given a couple of the limitations and issues that were not fixed...
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