Archive for the ‘Programming’ Category

Single/Double click Silverlight 4 trigger

This one’s about triggers…

Having as start point Shemesh‘s blog post I modded his code to my own needs. Read more…


Silverlight 4 Windows Authentication

Today I’m going to talk to you about two simple ways to enable windows authentication in your Silverlight 4 apps.

Source code: here

1. First of all, you’ll need to create a new Silverlight application project in VS2010 Read more…

Every dev needs a blog

Hey all developers out there!

Today I watched an interesting keynote by Scott Hanselman here.

He’s basically talking through the reasons that, I quote: “every working professional developer who is interested in his career” would have to create a professional blog.

Yeah, Scott is a great guy. Congrats!

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Creating a Silverlight 4 FileMenu control from a ComboBox

Recently I had to create a simple FileMenu control. As you are all aware this is very similar to a ComboBox control.

The difference is that the ComboBox control cannot be used on the fly to contain a collection of MenuItems.

For this I had to create a custom ComboBox control which I called FileMenuItem. This control offers a Title dependency property to set the content for the Menu. Read more…

Silverlight 4 Custom MenuItem Control with Sub Items

In this post I tackle an inherent problem everyone faces with the Silverlight 4 Toolkit MenuItem.

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Microsoft KIN Spot control with Silverlight 4

As all of you are aware Microsoft recently launched two phones: KIN ONE and KIN TWO.

Microsoft Kin

Microsoft KIN

You can see them in action here

I really liked the idea that a single spot can do all that magic stuff. So I thought: “Hey, I should make one for myself”. Read more…

Creating a Silverlight 4 clock control

This post assumes you have basic experience with Silverlight, C# and the VS 2010 IDE.

Source code: here

Requirements: Windows 7, VS 2010 Professional, Ultimate or Express, Silverlight 4 Tools for VS 2010 and…a learning mood :)

So start up VS 2010 and let’s have some fun 😉 Read more…