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Daily News Headline @SilverlightZone - 20 January 2011

Today, we have 20 news items on various topics in Silverlight-Zone by different authors. Subscribe to the news feed and email digest to deliver it to your inbox. Also, follow us on Twitter @SilverlightZone  for regular news tweet delivered to your twitter account. Find all the Silverlight related article links in this post.



Daily News Headline @SilverlightZone - 19 January 2011

Today, we have 13 news items on various topics in Silverlight-Zone by different authors. Subscribe to the news feed and email digest to deliver it to your inbox. Also, follow us on Twitter @SilverlightZone  for regular news tweet delivered to your twitter account. Find all the Silverlight related article links in this post.


Exploring Ribbon Control for Silverlight (Part - 2)

In my previous article "Exploring Ribbon Control for Silverlight (Part - 1)", we discussed about the Ribbon control Library provided by Devcomponents. We created a small demo application, where we integrated the Ribbon control bar in the XAML.

 

 

In this article, we will discuss more on the Ribbon control items. It will be helpful for you to understand them in depth and use it in your application. Read the complete post and at the end, let me know your feedbacks.


Customizing Group Row Header of Silverlight DataGrid

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Earlier in December 2010, I posted three articles on DataGrid titled as "Grouping Records in Silverlight DataGrid using PagedCollectionView", "Filtering Records in Silverlight DataGrid using PagedCollectionView" and "Paginating Records in Silverlight DataGrid using PagedCollectionView". If you didn't read them, go thru each articles to know more about Silverlight DataGrid.

 

One of my reader "Dan" asked me to write an article on "Group Row Header customization of Silverlight DataGrid" and here is that article for you. If you want to do UI customization of Row Group Header, this article will definitely help you. Here, I will show you how to modify the XAML to add different content to create a multi level row group header too.


Daily News Headline @SilverlightZone - 18 January 2011

Today, we have 14 news items of various topics in Silverlight-Zone by different authors. Subscribe to the news feed and email digest to deliver it to your inbox. Also, follow us on Twitter @SilverlightZone for regular news tweet delivered to your twitter account. Find all the Silverlight related article links in this post.


Exploring Ribbon Control for Silverlight (Part - 1)

Microsoft Office 2010 has a cool new Ribbon Control bar which looks pretty rich and it is very easy to use with compare to the old Menu bar. Probably you may know that, we can create such Ribbon bar using WPF but did anyone think whether we can do it using Silverlight too, very easily?

 

DotNetBar Ribbon Silverlight Control with Office styling

 

Yes, we can create such Ribbon UI for our Silverlight application. So, if you want it for your Silverlight application, you can implement it very easily after reading these series of articles on Ribbon control.



Customizing Silverlight ChildWindow Style using Blend

Do you work with Child Window in Silverlight and want to customize the look & feel to match with your application UI? Then this post will help you to understand the process. I am going to discuss with you the customization steps in detail, so that, next time when you want to modify your Child Window UI, you will find it very useful.

 

In this article, I will guide you through the steps of customization with the help of a sample application. We will need Microsoft Expression Blend for the full customization. Read the complete article to learn about it.


Silverlight Zone: News Archive - #3 - 4th January 2011

Here is the 3rd news archive of Silverlight Zone. We have 14 new posts in this issue. Subscribe to the news feed and email digest to deliver it to your inbox. Also, follow us on Twitter @SilverlightZone for regular news tweet delivered to your twitter account. Find all the Silverlight related article links in this post.

Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch (Part–5)

imageVisual Studio LightSwitch is a new tool for building data-driven Silverlight Application using Visual Studio IDE. It automatically generates the User Interface for a DataSource without writing any code. You can write a small amount of code also to meet your requirement.

 

In my previous chapter “Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch (Part – 4)” I guided you step-by-step process to create a List and Details screen. There I demonstrated you, how to integrate two or more tables inside a single screen.

 

In this chapter, I am going to demonstrate you of doing custom validation using Visual Studio LightSwitch. This time we will jump into writing some code to extend the functionalities.


Proud to be a CodeProject MVP - Thanks to all of my Supporters

imageToday morning I received the great news that, I have been awarded as CodeProject Most Valuable Professional (MVP). It's definitely a great achievement for me.

 

Last year I wrote 32 articles, added 37 small blog articles, 8 Tips & Tricks in CodeProject; also I answered some queries in Technical forums. I was an active GIT forum member too. All this effort gave me the fruit. Last year, received the Microsoft MVP award for Silverlight and this year from CodeProject. Wuhu!!!


Silverlight Zone: News Archive - #2 - 3rd January 2011

Here is the 2nd news archive of Silverlight Zone. We have 16 new posts in this issue. Subscribe to the news feed and email digest to deliver it to your inbox. Also, follow us on Twitter @SilverlightZone for regular news tweet delivered to your twitter account. Find all the Silverlight related article links in this post.


 
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