Today I’ve received the official communication: for the third year I’ve been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the Silverlight expertise! It’s always a great honor to be recognized and having the possibility to be part of this group of awesome people sharing knowledge and… passion. My heartful...Read More..
During the //Build conference in Anaheim the release of Windows 8 Developer preview has been announced: you can download it from this link. To get started an impressive number of video tutorials is available in the official site of the conference: http://www.buildwindows.com/. Check out also...Read More..
Great news today! Silverlight 5 RC is available for download from the Silverlight.net official site: http://www.silverlight.net/learn/overview/what’s-new-in-silverlight-5 This release contains a lot of new features including: P/Invoke support for calling native functions 64 bit support Vector (Postscript) Printing Remote Control and Media Command Support DataContextChanged event...Read More..
Multi-Touch Behaviors updated: Windows Phone “Mango” support, Manipulation / Inertia Processors and more
I’ve just published on CodePlex and the Expression gallery a new release of the Multi-Touch behaviors including these new features: support for Windows Phone 7.1 Beta 2 (refresh) “Mango”; added new property “IgnoredTypes” for excluding particular control types from the manipulations (thanks to Richie for the...Read More..
Landsat Touch for Silverlight is a new Silverlight based web application for browsing the newly published Landsat imagery available in ArcGIS on-line by Esri. The sample comes complete with source code and uses the Silverlight/WP7 Multitouch Behavior available on Codeplex. Happy Silverlighting!Read More..
Check out the original post by Grigori Melnik about the new release of Silverlight Integration Pack for Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0. A Quick look: Asset Description Validation Application Block The Validation Application Block supports the following scenarios: Executing validation rules across multiple tiers and...Read More..
David Catuhe has announced the availability of Babylon, a 3D engine written to demonstrate the power of Silverlight 5 Beta. The source code is available for download here together with many other samples for Silverlight 3D in the MSDN Code samples gallery. Also check out these...Read More..
Great announcements today during MIX11 in Las Vegas: Silverlight 5 Beta is available for download! This is a list of some of the new features available: Multiple Windows instances in Out-of-browser applications; GPU-accelerated XNA-compatible 3D and immediate-mode 2D API; DrawingSurface control for rendering 3D content; Double (and...Read More..
A quick shoutout to point out that David Hill has just released a new version of the PRISM Template Pack now including both MEF and Unity support. Other useful resources about PRISM 4.0: Prism 4 Download Prism 4 Home Page on MSDN Prism Community on...Read More..
Version 2 of the “Native Extensions For Microsoft Silverlight” is now available for download here. These libraries contains several COM wrappers and samples for: Touch APIs – Manipulation, Gestures and Inertia processing; Message Interception – Allow applications to intercept Window messages sent to the containing window;...Read More..