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CXML and DeepZoom on Azure

February 20, 2013

I have been migrating my sites to Azure over the last month. The last couple of sites to go were the sample sites for PivotViewer Lessons. In doing so I also moved over a CXML collection of the MIX 10 videos. During the migration  I realized that the MIME mappings for DeepZoom and CXML needed […]

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Semantic Zoom with Silverlight 5 PivotViewer

September 5, 2012

If you have visited this blog before, you might have noticed a few posts on the Silverlight PivotViewer. The September issue of Visual Studio Magazine includes my first published article, which maybe fittingly is centered on PivotViewer. The article introduces the concept of semantic zoom with PivotViewer and how to get up and running with […]

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Hacking PivotViewer : Pan

March 27, 2012
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Continuing on with the Hacking PivotViewer series, in this post we will look at accessing and modifying the current pan position.  As I mentioned in the first post, Hacking PivotViewer : Zoom, there is always more than one way to attack some of these problems.  In doing the research for this post, I came across […]

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Hacking PivotViewer : Zoom

March 20, 2012
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If you have been following my blog, you know that there are quite a few posts here on PivotViewer.  If you haven’t seem them, you can find them all here: PivotViewer posts.  The Silverlight 5 PivotViewer provides a laundry list of new features and enhancements, but there is still several areas that simply weren’t addressed […]

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PivotViewer Multi-Valued Properties

February 20, 2012

Defining properties in the new PivotViewer is rather straight forward, but I was recently asked about defining a multi-valued property.  In the original PivotViewer, the CXML item would simply contain multiple entries for a given property and the PivotViewer would do the rest.  Fortunately, PivotViewer still handles most of the details for us, with a […]

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MVPChat : A PivotViewer Use Case

February 16, 2012

For the past year, the Microsoft MVP Program has been holding Twitter chats.  The idea is that for a given date/time (usually a 1-2 hr window), you could be involved in a group conversation by following the #mvpchat hash tag.  During the first conversation, as I watched the feed blow by at amazing speed, I […]

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Silverlight ComboBoxItem IsEnabled, SL5 Style

February 6, 2012

I was recently working with another developer on a ComboBox, where he needed to be able to disable certain items in the ComboBox (aka make them non-selectable).  Having been a while since I looked at it, all I could remember was it was not as easy as it should be.  In coming up with a […]

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PivotViewer Basics: Custom Item Adorners

February 3, 2012
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Well we are coming to the end of the PivotViewer Basics series.  To round it out, I thought I would continue on with the last post which discussed Basic Item Adorners.  In that post we looked at implementing the custom actions that you found in the first PivotViewer.  This post will look at taking it […]

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PivotViewer Basics : Basic Item Adorners

January 24, 2012
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After a break to review some of my favorite Silverlight 5 features in the 12 Days of Silverlight series, it’s time to get back to some PivotViewer action.  This is the 4th post in the PivotViewer Basics series focused on some of the basics of the Silverlight 5 PivotViewer.  In this post we will look […]

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12th Day of Silverlight: PivotViewer

January 15, 2012
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This has been the longest series that I have done and I’ve really had a lot of fun doing it.  If you have missed any of them, you can catch the whole series here: 12 Days of Silverlight.  It’s really nice to see the level of interest in Silverlight 5.  Make sure to drop me […]

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