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Part 2 of 4 : Tips/Tricks for Silverlight Developers.
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 I wanted to create a series of blog post that gets right to the point and is aimed specifically at Silverlight Developers. The most important things I want this series to answer is : What is it? Why do I care? How do I do it? I hope that you enjoy this series. Let’s get started: Tip/Trick #6) What is it? Create a Notification Window in a Silverlight Out Of Browser Application. Why do I care? Its a great way to alert users of something that needs their attention. ......

Posted On Monday, November 29, 2010 6:27 AM

100 Blog Post related to Microsoft.NET Technology in the past year.
It’s hard to believe that I just finished my 100th blog post in the past year related to Microsoft.NET Technology. I started this blog on November 11th, 2009 and now 100 blog posts later I am still writing and loving it. This is not the first time that I started a technology blog, but the first time that it actually lasted. I will have to admit that I learned more from writing the articles then most did reading them. =) I sincerely hope that somehow I have assisted the community and helped a developer ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 24, 2010 9:11 AM

Part 1 of 4 : Tips/Tricks for Silverlight Developers.
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 I wanted to create a series of blog post that gets right to the point and is aimed specifically at Silverlight Developers. The most important things I want this series to answer is : What is it? Why do I care? How do I do it? I hope that you enjoy this series. Let’s get started: Tip/Trick #1) What is it? You can easily enable a visual Framerate counter inside your Silverlight Application. The end result looks like the image below: Why do I care? This should be used ......

Posted On Monday, November 22, 2010 6:12 AM

Notes from Visual Studio Live! In Orlando November 14-17th.
I was lucky enough to attend Visual Studio Live! in Orlando on November 14th-17th. There were so many great speakers and the networking was great. I met a lot of really cool people and we talked about everything .NET (from WP7, Silverlight, C#, ASP.NET WebForms, AJAX, MVC 3.. and so forth). I took a lot of notes during all the sessions and wanted to provide it to those that could not come out. If you follow me on Twitter then you have seen most of these. Most of the authors put slides/source code ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 17, 2010 3:18 PM

Submitting a Windows Phone 7 Application to the Market.
This is the last post in a series of articles detailing the process of building/deploying a WP7 application. I’ve walked you through setting up the tools, to playing with the hardware to deploying your application to the actual hardware. Now I’m going to show you how to submit an app to the market. I’ve provided a link to all the articles mentioned below. From start to finish with the final version of Visual Studio Tools for Windows Phone 7 Hands-on : Windows Phone 7 Review Deploying your Windows ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 9, 2010 5:30 AM

Customize the Silverlight Installation Experience in about 15 Minutes
If you build Silverlight Applications, chances are you have seen this screen before. I’m talking about the default “To view this content, please install…” Screen shown below. The Default Installation Screen. This is the screen that your users see when they first visit your site without Silverlight installed. It’s just plain ugly and most users do not know what it means. Take this example below by Netflix, they have alerted the user with a friendly: “You’re almost ready to watch…” Install Now. This ......

Posted On Saturday, November 6, 2010 8:28 AM

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