October 2008 - Posts

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Amazon.com AlbumViewer Application for Silverlight 2 Released by dwahlin

Back in the early days when Silverlight still had the WPF/e code name I put together a sample application that showed how to access album data from Amazon.com to display a 3D carousel.  When Silverlight 1 was released I upgraded it which was straightforward...
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Silverlight Toolkit Overview and Samples by dwahlin

Controls are where it’s at these days in the programming world.  By using them you maximize re-use, enhance productivity and avoid building custom functionality.  Plus, when you need a control to do something different you can always extend...
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New .NET Logo by dwahlin

I just came across the new .NET logo and have to say that I like it since it’s cleaner than the old logo and more professional looking.  The original logo was 8 years old so it was time for something new anyway.  Here it is if you haven’t seen...
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Adding Style to Silverlight 2 Controls by dwahlin

Silverlight 2 provides a nice set of controls that can be used to capture and display data. While control properties can be set directly on the control in a XAML file using attributes, some properties will be duplicated between controls causing maintenance...
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Speaking on Silverlight 2 at the Hawaii .NET User Group by dwahlin

I’ve had the opportunity to speak at a lot of cool places around the world but you can’t beat speaking in Hawaii! I’ve looked forward to this trip for quite awhile since I get to talk about a brand new technology in a really nice location. Thanks to everyone...
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Silverlight 2 Released Today by dwahlin

Silverlight 2 was released today! Read more about the big announcement at Scott Guthrie’s blog . If you’ve been waiting to get into Silverlight 2 until it was officially released check out the following articles . Spike Xavier and I also put together...
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