Silverlight Cream for October 03, 2011 -- #1155

In this Issue: AfricanGeek, Andrea Boschin, Colin Eberhardt, Anoop Madhusudanan, Lee, Laurent Bugnion, Rudi Grobler, Xianzhong Zhu, Jesse Liberty, Asim Sajjad, Dhananjay Kumar, XAMLNinja, and Kunal Chowdhury.

Above the Fold:

Silverlight: "Develop a Flexible 2.5D Scene Editor Targeting Silverlight RPG Games - Part 2"
Xianzhong Zhu
WP7: "A Windows Phone 7.1 (Mango) MVVM Tombstoning Example"
Colin Eberhardt
Metro/WinRT/Windows 8: "Consuming WCF Service in Windows 8 XAML/C# metro application"
AfricanGeek

Shoutouts:

SilverlightShow has their top 5 posted articles for last week up: SilverlightShow for Sept 26 - Oct 02, 2011

Michael Palermo's latest Desert Mountain Developers is up

Michael Washington's latest Visual Studio #LightSwitch Daily is up




From SilverlightCream.com:
Consuming WCF Service in Windows 8 XAML/C# metro application
AfricanGeek really dug into Metro/WinRT/Windows 8 for his latest video tutorial... consuming WCF service from Windows 8 Metro app
Windows Phone 7.1 - Local SQL Database
Andrea Boschin's latest post at SilverlightShow is up ... and is on the addition of local database implementation that is available in WP7.1
A Windows Phone 7.1 (Mango) MVVM Tombstoning Example
Colin Eberhardt has updated his MVVM Tombstoning post specifically for WP7.1 and targetting those folks that think you no longer need to be tombstoning
HelloTiles – A Simple C# Xaml Application for WinRT/Windows8 to demonstrate Metro Tile Updates
Anoop Madhusudanan has a Metro app up demonstrating Tile Updates ... just a quick demo of updating tiles, but it does the job, and can be incorporated in your app
Finding Key State using PInvoke in SL5 RC
Lee has a quick but useful post up on a use of Pinvoke in Silverlight 5 Beta I've not seen ... finding the keystate: CapsLock, NumLock, and ScrollLock
Detecting design mode in Windows 8/WinRT
Laurent Bugnion discusses the difference in detecting design mode in Windows 8/WinRT, and how MVVMLight abstracts that for you
TextBox.TextChanged event fire twice on the Phone
Rudi Grobler reports an issue with TextChanged on WP7... getting the event fired twice for eery keypress. He references a StackOverflow post by Jon Skeet with an explanation for why
Develop a Flexible 2.5D Scene Editor Targeting Silverlight RPG Games - Part 2
Xianzhong Zhu isn't wasting any time... after that last post discussing what would be good in a Scene Editor... in this post, he's already putting pieces together... I'm not seeing the link to download the project, but it's referred to in the post, so I'm sure it will appear soon
Yet Another Podcast #50–Rob Cameron: What’s New In Windows 7.5 (Mango)
Jesse Liberty's latest Yet Another Podcast is up... this time chatting with Rob Cameron about all things Mango
Make a Silverlight TextBox update its binding on every character
Asim Sajjad takes a shot at that TextBox problem we all run into where we want to have it bind when the user is typing... to enable somethng else, for instance (my usual need)
Global Application Bar in Windows Phone 7
Dhananjay Kumar's latest is a WP7 post that discusses designing a 'Global' App Bar that you can make a global resource and use in multiple pages
Expression Blend 4 does not start after installing the NET Framework 4.5 Developer Preview
XAMLNinja explains what may be overly painfully obvious to some, but also explains how to get Blend 4 to continue to run after you've installed the VS2011 Dev preview.
What is Frame Rate Counter in WP7?
Kunal Chowdhury demystifies the WP7 Frame Rate Counter in this post. He shows how it gets displayed an an in-depth analysis of what it all means to you

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