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Here comes my Code Project MVP Certificate

Today, I received my Code Project MVP Certificate by courier. This is my first MVP Certificate from CodeProject. Feeling very proud to be part of the Global MVP team. I am happy that, my contribution towards community and their regular support gave me the chance to achieve this. This recognition I will contribute to each and every supporter of mine, who helped me in various way to achieve this award.

In this post find the certificate that I received.



Weekly News Digest @SilverlightZone - 17-April-2011 to 23-April-2011

Here we have the weekly news digest of Silverlight-Zone.com. In this week, we have accumulated many posts (52) on Silverlight and Windows Phone 7. It's our effort to bring all good links for you, so that, you don't have to dig the internet for articles on the said technologies.

 

In this post find the most popular post of the week which were showcased in Silverlight-Zone.com. I appreciate everyone's contribution and support to Silverlight-Zone community. Thank you for your support all the time.


Issues with Multiple Click (ClickCount) in Silverlight 5 Beta

Today we already discussed about Multiple Click (ClickCount) in Silverlight 5 Beta, which was introduced recently. The step-by-step guide focused on how to implement the double click, triple click using the new ClickCount property. In that post we discussed that, there are some issues with this feature and in this post I am going to describe them for you.

 

Before working with this feature, you must know the pit-falls. This will help you to understand the issue and take care of your code. Read to know more about it.


Working with Multiple Click (ClickCount) in Silverlight 5 Beta

Some time you need to know whether your user clicked a control once or double clicked it. Sometime you need to know how many click a user did in the UI control. In this post, you will learn about it.

 

Silverlight 5 Beta has been announced with newly added feature called ClickCount. It's a property added to the MouseButtonEventArgs. Using this you will be able to find out how many multiple click happened by the user.

 

Read the complete post to know about the implementation and the issues. Don't forget to provide our feedbacks at the end.


Weekly News Digest @SilverlightZone - 10-April-2011 to 16-April-2011

Here comes the Weekly Digest of Silverlight-Zone. This week was a great week. During the week Microsoft released a no. of products during the MIX11 event. Started with Visual Studio Async CTP Service Pack, Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview, Silverlight 5 Beta etc.

 

In this post find the most popular post of the week which were showcased in Silverlight-Zone.com. I appreciate everyone's contribution and support to Silverlight-Zone community. This is India's first only Silverlight portal.


Debugging Data Bindings in XAML with Silverlight 5 Beta

Microsoft Released Silverlight 5 Beta yesterday during MIX11 conference. It has a great new features set. Among them, most demanded feature was Debugging Data Bindings in XAML. In this article, I will step you through the complete debugging feature in Visual Studio for Silverlight 5 XAML page.

 

Read the complete article to know more about it and gather knowledge on the debugging feature with a simple code walkthrough. At the end, don't hesitate to leave your feedback. Queries are welcome. I will try to answer you as much as I can.



How to create a Silverlight 5 Project?

All of you are familiar with Silverlight and know how to create a Silverlight project. This post is not for the people, who already worked in Silverlight, but for the people who are very new in this technology and start to work as fresh to make their hands dirty. Also, creating this post to refer the project creation in my upcoming tutorial series.

 

If you are a beginner to Silverlight, read this post to know how to create a Silverlight  project.


Silverlight 5 Released - Download Silverlight 5 Tools

Scott Guthrie announced availability of Silverlight 5 Beta at MIX11 conference. We already know what is coming on Silverlight 5 beta during Silverlight Firestarter. It's time for us to download the first Beta of Silverlight 5 and make our hands dirty with those bits.

Read the post to get the downloadable links of Silverlight 5 Beta Tools for Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend Preview for Silverlight 5. Install them and start doing your hands dirty with the bits.

Microsoft Released Visual Studio Async CTP SP1

Visual Studio Async CTP Service Pack 1 has been released which extends Visual Studio 2010 which provides a new streamlined syntax for Asynchronous development. This version of Async CTP is compatible with Visual Studio 2010 SP1.

 

Read the complete post to find out the download link and installation instructions.


Download Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview

Microsoft just announced Internet Explorer Platform Preview 1 in MIX11 keynote event. It is now available for download today. This will be the next version of Microsoft’s industry-leading Web browser and the deep native HTML5 support delivered in Internet Explorer 9.

 

Find more about IE10 Platform Preview in this post. Also find the download link at the end of the post.


Tips: How to use Gradient Color Picker in Expression Blend?

In this post, I am going to give a Tip of using Expression Blend to create a Gradient color from any color pattern. Sometime, you might have a color pattern that you have to use in your UI and don't know how to pick the exact color to your UI. This simple post will help you to understand it properly.

After reading this post, you will be able to pick any gradient color from a pattern and use as easily as 1-2-3. Hope, this will help you. Feedbacks are always appreciable.

 
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