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  • Blog Post: Silverlight 4: How to integrate Microsoft Translator Service into Silverlight and Windows Phone

    A few weeks ago, I found the Microsoft Translator Interactive SDK, and I recognized that it is very easy to use in .NET applications, like Silverlight and Windows Phone. So I started a sample application. After a while I got the idea to build a “UserControl” out of this feature. Why? Because it is “pickable...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demo: Silverlight Install out of browser & Check for Update Behaviors

    A great feature in Silverlight 3 is the capability to install applications out-of-browser. For those applications it is very useful to check, whether there is an update at the original location, where they are coming from. My simple application checks this using behaviors, which can be reused for any...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demo: Weekly Summary

    Last week I did it again, five nice demos for Silverlight 3 usage, with live Previews and Sourcecode. 22.03.2010 – Silverlight 3 Deep Zoom Mouse Zoom Features Behavior // Preview 23.03.2010 – Silverlight 3 Deep Zoom Navigate Home Behavior // Preview 24.03.2010 – Silverlight 3 Deep Zoom Randomizing Images...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demo: Silverlight Mouse 3D Behavior

    A very cool new feature in Silverlight 3 is the support of perspective 3D. And now image what you can do with 3D, your Mouse and Behaviors. Apply 3D capabilities to every control you like. Ta da … the Silverlight Mouse 3D Behavior  Livepreview   XAML-Code < UserControl xmlns ="http...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demo: Silverlight Deep Zoom Slide Show Behavior

    Deep Zooms are very useful for catalog systems or holiday photos. You can get a big impression of all your images, but when you want to step through each single picture, navigation could get a little bit challenging … until now. Here is a small behavior to step through each single photo in a deep zoom...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demos: Silverlight Deep Zoom Randomizing Images

    Deep Zooms in Silverlight are great. On key feature is, that you have access to every sub image. So … why don’t we use this with animations? Live Preview XAML-Code < UserControl xmlns ="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation" xmlns : x ="http://schemas.microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demos: Silverlight Deep Zoom Navigate Home Behavior

    A common used feature in Deep Zoom Images is the “Home” Feature. If you zoom deep into an image you might get lost ;-). But don’t be afraid. The following behavior applied to you MultiScaleImage bring you back to the origin position (Home) of your image.   Livepreview   XAML-Code < UserControl...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demos: Deep Zoom Mouse Zoom Features

    Deep Zoom is brilliant, awesome, super exciting … I LOVE DEEP ZOOM. And I love to create my own applications based on Deep Zoom. In Silverlight you can use Deep Zoom with the MultiScaleImage-Control. The challenge is, it doesn’t bring support for navigation in a deep zoom image. So you have to do it...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demos: Week Summary

    Last week I started my daily demo challenge. The Result, five simple, and easy to use samples for Silverlight. 15.03.2010 – Silverlight 3: Text Tipping Control // [Preview] 16.03.2010 – Silverlight 3: Image Spindle // [Preview] 17.03.2010 – Silverlight 3: Image Stack // [Preview] 18.03.2010 – Silverlight...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demo: Silverlight Fullscreen Trigger Action

    A common needed and used feature in Silverlight is the Fullscreen Mode. A feature to switch the current application from a hosted in browser to fullscreen mode. This features is interesting in scenarios like Point of Sales- or Games-Applications. Normal Browser Mode Full Screen Mode Livepreview here...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demo: Silverlight Behavior for 3D Hover Effect

    Behaviors are great new feature in Silverlight 3 (or better in Blend 3) for adding “features” to a control without coding. My favorite sample is a hover effect, that applies when a mouse enters a control.     Live-Preview   XAML-Code:   < UserControl x : Class ="Hover3DBehavior...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demo: Image Stack

    An interesting control is a Image Stack, where Images are stacked on top of each other. Normally you remove the image on top and put it to the back. So I did. If you double-click the stack an animation move the image to the back. Live-Demo here XAML-Code: < UserControl x : Class ="ImageStack...
  • Blog Post: Daily Demo: Image Spindle

    There are a lot of carousel controls out there, but I didn’t find any control which can be customized easy without re-coding or “hacking” hard-coded links to images. What I want is a control that can be customized from the design-interface or in XAML, but not in code. So I created based on a sample on...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight 4: Out-Of-Browser Enhancements

    Silverlight 4 comes with a lot of new features. A common request was the support of different types of window styles for the out-of-browser-functionality. And … Microsoft listen … The support is there. This feature enables a developer to create their on style of window styles for their browser. This...
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