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  • Blog Post: Proxying Cross-domain Web Requests in Silverlight

    If you want to get straight to the code, you can find it here: I was going to think of a clever title for this post, but then I realized that I’d really rather prefer that people be able to find this post when they’re looking for a solution to this problem. All Silverlight application...
  • Blog Post: My First Facebook Application

    I did a quick Facebook application to show off at a session I did today. In the process, I ended up writing what might be the beginnings of a Silverlight API for Facebook. The application's here . It shows you the status messages of your friends in the order they were last updated. Clicking on a friend...
  • Blog Post: A Home for the Collapsible Panel

    Phew! It's been a long time since my last post. I have no excuse. I've been a lazy bum and I know it. Well, getting married will do that to ya :) I have been using the Collapsible Panel control as a tool to demonstrate various Silverlight concepts over the past few months. I started out by building my...
  • Blog Post: Collapsible Panel Container

  • Blog Post: Collapsible Panel Makes it to Silverlight 2 RTM

    This was something that had been bothering me for a while. Silverlight 2 came out almost two months ago now and I still haven't had the time to go back and update CollapsiblePanel, my sample content control. To read more about CollapsiblePanel, go here and here . Today I finally updated the code. It...
  • Blog Post: Collapsible Panel

  • Blog Post: Silverlight 2: So Close I Can Taste It

    No doubt many of you have heard that Silverlight 2 RC0 just debuted. There's loads of bug fixes here since Silverlight 2 Beta 2 and some breaking changes as well. Unlike the breaking changes document from Beta 1 to Beta 2 (which was 80 odd pages) this one's only about 20 pages. To be honest, I don't...
  • Blog Post: Collapsible Panel Demo

  • Blog Post: Using VisualTransition with a Silverlight Content Control

    Note: The zip archive below has been updated after Silverlight 2 released to the web. For more details on the changes I made, see this post. This post is part of series that demonstrates how to write a Silverlight 2 content control. The first post in the series is here . This post mostly improved...
  • Blog Post: Assigning a Name to a Silverlight Element

    I answered this in a comment earlier today but I figured this was something that deserved a post of its own. There seems to be some confusion around how to set the name (x:Name in XAML) of a Silverlight object in code. Here's how it's done: object.SetValue(FrameworkElement.NameProperty, "objectName...
  • Blog Post: Writing a Silverlight Content Control

    Note: The zip archive below has been updated after Silverlight 2 released to the web. For more details on the changes I made, see this post. Note: I updated the article and attached code after samcov pointed out some issues with the earlier code. This article illustrates the writing of a Silverlight...
  • Blog Post: Quick Guide to Silverlight 2 Beta 2

    Silverlight 2 Beta 2 is out! I can't believe the incredible number of changes they made between versions. Sure some of them can be a pain during upgrades (I'll talk more about this in another post) but the new features make it worth the effort :) Here's some of the highlights: A built-in tab control...
  • Blog Post: Quick Guide to Silverlight 2 Beta 1

    A disclaimer before you read on. Silverlight 2 Beta 2 is due out very soon (sometime this week or early next week) and will mean changes in the installation instructions. I will post an updated quick guide when it is publicly available. Till then, read on, download and start playing with Silverlight...
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