One of the best improvements in WPF 4 was fixing the text clarity issue once and for all. It may seem trivial, but in a system that supports a vector-based scalable UI as well as animation of text elements, it’s not quite as easy to solve it seems. Once we get PC displays with DPI similar . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting – Text Clarity and Pixel Snapping in Silverlight 5
This is going to be a quick post on using the PivotViewer (both the v1 and the SL5 version). Every once and a while you realize that you do something out of habit and forget to mention it to anyone, and that was the case here.
I was doing some research into another PivotViewer . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: How to Enable GPU Acceleration on PivotViewer
In this article I will explain how I chose to implement the global caching mechanism of the application data that I put in some projects of mine developed in. NET. The scenario consists of three projects that were created in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012:
A WCF project in which I have implemented all the services and technical data . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: Cache System in Silverlight 5 RIA Application
Silverlight 5 has another new feature called Ancestor Relative source binding. It was already available in WPF and has been newly introduced in Silverlight 5 beta. Using this, you can now bind to the relative ancestor elements very easily.
Let’s discuss it with a small example where we will create a Control Template . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: Ancestor Relative Source Binding Silverlight 5
I just want to share my own code to sent emails in Silverlight 5. I hope it can help other developers to sent emails easily.
Using the code
I will go straight to the code. Just include this code in your Web Services:
public partial class . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: How to Send Email (Yahoo! SMTP) with Silverlight 5 WCF RIA
When we open Silverlight 4 application in Silverlight 5 we get following errors
1> error : Unable to read the project file ‘Silverlight4App.csproj’.
2> Silverlight4App.csproj(137,3): The imported project “C:\Program Files\MSBuild\Microsoft\Silverlight\v4.0\Microsoft.Silverlight.CSharp.targets” was not found. Confirm that the path in the <Import> declaration is correct, and that the file exists on disk.
This error . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: How to Convert Silverlight 4 Application to Silverlight 5
In this article we will explore the new features and enhancements in Silverlight 5. As of this writing, Silverlight 5 has been released. To execute the code examples illustrated in this article, you should have the following installed in your system:
Visual Studio 2010
Silverlight 5 SDK
Silverlight 5 Tools
. . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: Best Features in Silverlight 5
This post discusses to edit the displayed data in Silverlight page and save the changes back to database. Insert, Update and Delete operations can be done using domain service object context. All the changes you made to this object are collectively submitted to the database when you call the SubmitChanges method.
This post requires to create a . . . → Read More: Silverlight Hosting :: How to Edit Silverlight page data using Domain Service
I wanted to make a few notes regarding my recent experience of deploying a Silverlight application in web farm environment. Here is what the topology looked like. It included load balancer appliance configured to redirect the traffic to one of three servers. There was also SQL Server cluster in active-passive configuration. The . . . → Read More: Silverlight Hosting :: Pitfalls of Deploying Silverlight Applications in Web Farms
It’s easy to test a service if you create it in a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Service Library — just press F5 to bring up Visual Studio’s Test Client. Testing isn’t as easy if you create your service in an ASP.NET project — you have to write your own test client. However, . . . → Read More: WCF Hosting :: Simplify WCF Development by Hosting a WCF Service Library in an ASP.NET Project