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Tag: Silverlight

MIX 10 Pivot Collection

October 12, 2010

This past weekend I gave a talk at Houston Tech Fest 2010 about the Silverlight PivotViewer.  For a couple of demos in my talk, I used a collection generated for the MIX 10 video sessions that are online.  I decided to move that collection to our labs server and thought I would talk about it […]

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Houston Tech Fest Presentations

October 12, 2010

I had a great time presenting at Houston Tech Fest this weekend.  As promised, below is a link to all of my presentations and the demos we covered during them. The one change is, that due to size, the MIX 10 Collection data is not included in the PivotViewer demos.  I have moved the collection […]

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Messaging in Silverlight with MVVM Light

July 24, 2010

[Update 07/25] There are two important things to point out on this post (thanks to the guidance from the MVVM Light toolkit author Laurent).  First, if you are solely using the messsaging component and not using the DispatcherHelper, then there is no need to Initialize it.  The second is that your message class does not […]

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Binding to an Indexed Property In Silverlight

July 23, 2010

Since Silverlight 2, the binding in Silverlight has been truly amazing to build applications with.  It’s ease and power has allowed developers to build advanced relationships with very little code. Silverlight 4 has extended the binding capabilities by adding indexed property binding.  In previous versions, you could bind to an object’s properties like such: <TextBox […]

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