September 2009 - Posts

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Create an automatic scrollable image slider in Silverlight by Fredrik N

I guess someone will send me an comment and say something like: “Why not simply use XXXX, why write your own control” ;) I know there are a lot of controls out there that will do stuff for me, but I want to know how they are created, and try to create...
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ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 Preview 5 – Working with Converters and the new CDN by Fredrik N

In this blog post I’m going to show you how you can use the new Converter feature during data binding, to make this post more special I have used the new Microsoft AJAX CDN (Content Delivery Network), so I don’t need to have the AJAX 4.0 script on my...
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Use a ResourceDictionay and an external resources located in an assembly by Fredrik N

I have notice that some developers are asking questions about how to use a ResourceDictionary and reference it to a resource located in a separate assembly. Here is a simple step by step guide to make it possible, I assume you already have a Silverlight...
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Silverlight and scaling by Fredrik N

I have tried so many different ways to scale a Silverlight app while resizing the browser. When I almost got everything to work, the Grid control start to behave really strange, start to clip my app. Why should it be so hard to get scaling to work, why...
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Keep the first “empty” Item in a listbox when using ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 Preview 5 and Observer by Fredrik N

I got a question as a comment on my previous post about the new features and changes to ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 Preview 5 . I hope I understood the question right ;) It was about using a listbox and add an empty item at the top of the list, and keep it there...
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ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 Preview 5 available by Fredrik N

Microsoft have recently released the Preview 5 of ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 on CodePlex . In Preview 5 of ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 you can see some improvements to the lient-side data story introduced in previous previews of ASP.NET AJAX. In this release, Microsoft have...
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