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Single/Double click Silverlight 4 trigger


This one’s about triggers…

Having as start point Shemesh‘s blog post http://shemesh.wordpress.com/2010/07/06/silverlight-double-click-trigger-call-method-action/ 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…

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 andโ€ฆa learning mood :)

So start up VS 2010 and let’s have some fun ๐Ÿ˜‰ Read more…

Creating a Silverlight 4 Duplex Application


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

Source code: here

Requirements: Windows 7, IIS 7.5, VS 2010 Professional, Ultimate or Express, Silverlight 4 Tools for VS 2010 and…a learning mood ๐Ÿ™‚

First of all: What is duplex?

Duplex basically means having bidirectional communication between two parts. Read more…