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Download this article as a PDF Welcome back :) This week we are going to look at something more exciting and a much required feature for any twitter client – auto refresh so as to show new status updates. We are going to achieve this using Silverlight 4 Timers and a bit and refresh our datagrid every 2 minutes to show new updates. We will do this so that we do only minimal request to the twitter api, so that twitter does not block us – there is a limit of 150 request an hour. Let us get started now. ......

In this post, we are going to look into implementing lists into our twitter application and also about enhancing the data grid to display the status messages in a pleasing way with the profile images. Twitter lists are really cool feature that they recently added, I love them and I’ve quite a few lists setup one for DOTNET gurus, SQL Server gurus and one for a few celebrities. You can follow them here. Now let us move onto our tutorial. 1) Lists can be subscribed to in two ways, one can be user’s ......

In this post, we will look at implementing the following in our twitter client - displaying the profile picture in the home page after logging in. So to accomplish this, we will need to do the following steps. 1) First of all, let us create another field in our Global variable static class to hold the profile image url. So just create a static string field in that. public static string profileImage { get; set; } 2) In the Login.xaml.cs file, before the line where we redirect to the Home page if the ......

Here you can download the source files this includes all the parts we have discussed and one more list feature which I am currently working on, its not fully finished. This is a VS2010 RC / SL 4 RC compliant version files, so make sure you use it with them. Will see you soon in my next post with the next part ready. I received a few emails, saying that my tutorial is good – Thanks for all your support. A few asked for source files, here it is. All your support gives me more reasons to keep blogging! ......

Finally Silverlight 4 RC is released and also that Windows 7 Phone Series will rely heavily on Silverlight platform for apps platform. its a really good news for Silverlight developers and designers. More information on this here. You can use SL 4 RC with VS 2010. SL 4 RC does not come with VS 2010, you need to download it separately and install it. So for the next part, be ready with VS 2010 and SL4 RC, we will start using them and not betas. With this momentum, let us go to the next part of our ......

We will create a few classes now to help us with storing and retrieving user credentials, so that we don't ask for it every time we want to speak with Twitter for getting some information. Now the class to sorting out the credentials. We will have this class as a static so as to ensure one instance of the same. This class is mainly going to include a getter setter for username and password, a method to check if the user if logged in and another one to log out the user. You can get the code here. ......

Hi, Just as I promised a few months back, here is my tutorial for developing a simple Silverlight Twitter client. I was battling to get this done, but in the mean time I decided to attend the Sydney Silverlight User Group. I met Brendan there and he has helped me a lot to accomplish this. Thanks to him and SDDN. The basis of this tutorial is derived from the technique as prescribed in here. So let's get started without any further delay. In this post, we will look into creating the necessary UI elements ......

In this post, we will get ourselves familiar with one of the popular Twitter API – Twitterizer & the famous Facebook SDK which was recently released by Microsoft. We will be using them in quite few of our up coming project will be doing in the near future. Go to these pages and make sure you download the packages and have the DLLs ready. “Twitter”izer This is very famous .Net library to enable easy communication with Twitter. The official Google Code page for this is - http://code.google.com/p/tw... ......

It looked like we should look a bit about LINQ fundamentals before we actually get into the core programming for our Silverlight twitter application. So we’ll look into LINQ for a few more posts, then we will proceed with our usual Silverlight stuff. Line INtegrated Query allows us to use Query language to select data from almost any type of data sources like XML, SQL, Objects, etc.... For more information about LINQ, visit this page, I don’t want to get deep into the details. You can get the sample ......

Welcome to the first part of the Silverlight 3 tutorial. I know SL4 Beta is out, but if you have your fundamentals right, versions are not a problem, just a little bit of study will keep you abreast of the latest version. Here are some prerequisites for this tutorials. Remember, our ultimate aim here is to create a Twitter client from Silverlight. Softwares required: 1) Visual Studio 2008 with SP1 2) Silverlight 3 Tools for VS2008 - here 3) Silverlight 3 SDK – here 4) Expression Blend 3 – I am not ......

I am Manickam Ramanathan, call me Max. My interest areas are, but not limited to .Net, SQL Server, Silverlight, WPF, Programming using APIs, ASP.NET MVC, Powershell. I was working for about an year in ASP.Net and SQL Server and then I came to downunder to do my Masters in IT at "The University of New South Wales". I was also working in a company during this time as a Part time .NET Developer. Now I have completed my studies and started working full time and now I am looking forward to explore and ......

HelloWorld I’ll start blogging extensively from the end of this month, when I finish my studies and back to work. In the mean time, you can follow my twits at @maxonweb Have a great day! Cheers, Max Technorati Tags: maxonweb,GeeksWithBlogs ......