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Imran Shaik Silverlight Quintessential Rambling February 2008 Entries
Silverlight 2.0 Initialisation Improvement
Silverlight browser integration and browser hosting always surprised me, when I first started with Silverlight I had troubles making my canvas bigger than 640x480 and its only later on I found that its not as easy as it looks and that I have to set Silverlight application size more than once. (xaml, js, html), after few updates on Silverlight templates its possible to do it in just xaml and html, and the reason is that Silverlight 1.1 relying on DOM to host Silverlight applications. With the announcement ......

Posted On Saturday, February 23, 2008 12:56 PM

Silverlight 2.0 First Look

We finally have some information about Silverlight 2.0, Scott finally broke silence and spoke about Silverlight in detail, check his blog.

Loved the tutorials Scott posted on Silverlight 2.0, it got all I wanted and more. Never expect me to develop ASP.NET/HTML applications ever again.

Posted On Friday, February 22, 2008 3:42 PM

Animation with Clipping Paths
I have seen many examples of Clipping paths, but there weren't any to show how animation will effect the clipping, so I took the chance to make a video demo with nice example, Hope you like it. All I used for this is Microsoft Expression Blend 2 December Preview, I made the example in Silverlight 1.0 but this is XAML based so you can use this anywhere, including WPF/Silverlight 1.1/2.0. (double click to go full screen) Excuse me for the audio, this is my first Video tutorial, but you should be able ......

Posted On Saturday, February 9, 2008 5:30 AM

Converting Clip Art to Silverlight XAML
Need to send some Silverlight flowers this valentines day and don't know how to design? I am here to show you how you can get free clip art and convert them into Silverlight XAML. For this example, I used Microsoft Office Clip Organiser (Comes with Microsoft Office) Adobe Illustrator CS2 Microsoft Expression Design 1.0 Microsoft Blend 2 December Preview With everything ready, start with Microsoft Office Online where you can get the clip art, search for the clip art you need (but ensure that you are ......

Posted On Monday, February 4, 2008 2:03 AM

RIA? What does this mean to you?
First, I would like to thank everyone who emailed me, and they are my inspiration for this quite lengthy blog entry. I have received emails asking me to publish more source code to replicate few Windows/Mac applications, and I remembered I had this conversation with some developers few months back about developing blogs and/or forums using Silverlight, why is everyone disappointed at Microsoft for not providing controls in Silverlight? I can understand with not providing controls for Keyboard entry, ......

Posted On Friday, February 1, 2008 11:28 PM

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