Are you interested in keeping up to date and discussing topics about Windows 8, WinRT, Windows Store Apps? Don’t forget to join the new “Windows 8 Experts” Group on Linkedin and start creating awesome applications for this great platform!Read More..
Prism provides guidance designed to help you more easily design and build rich, flexible, and easy to maintain Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) desktop applications and Silverlight Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) and Windows Phone 7.1 (“Mango”) applications. The new version 4.1 released on February 2012 is...Read More..
A new project has been recently announced in the “Silverlight Experts” group on Linkedin by fellow group-member Laith Alasad: The XAML Project contains “Free vector design resources for XAML-based technologies such as Silverlight, Metro, WP7, and WPF. Search and download pure XAML graphics for your...Read More..
Big congrats and kudos to all the Silverlight team: Silverlight 5 RTW is now available for download! Check out the official site for a complete list of download links and updated documentation including feature list, Breaking changes and Release History. Don’t forget to read the official announcement, this...Read More..
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..