As you all know Silverlight 5 released with unrestricted access in InBrowser mode which gives full control to the Silverlight developers in the client machine. This post is to describe what are the changes you need to do at the server side as well as client side to leverage the trusted application . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: How to get unrestricted access 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
As you already know that, it is a new feature in Silverlight 5 and hence was not available in earlier version of Silverlight. So, how did we implement the style setter in previous versions? Let’s start from the scratch, where we will know how to use a Setter in Style and then we . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: Binding on Style Setter Silverlight 5
Windows Identity Foundation 4.5 (WIF) is a framework for building identity-aware and more specifically claims-aware applications. It furthermore provides an abstraction to the underlying protocols (ex: WS-Trust, WS-Federation, etc …) and therefore encapsulates and standardizes application security.
Developers do not need to know how to exactly implement and use those protocols anymore. . . . → Read More: WCF 4.5 Hosting :: Windows Identity Foundation 4.5 in NET 4.5
I’ve been hoping to share a super simple sample app to showcase PivotViewer in Silverlight 5. I hope this walk through is something you will find useful!
First, let’s take care of the pre-requisites:
Install Visual Studio 2010 SP1:
Notes for the RC of Silverlight 5:
Download and install the Silverlight 5 Runtime and Tools for Visual Studio using the . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: Simple Sample PivotViewer App in Silverlight 5
Silverlight is alive and well, just check out some of the cool new features in the next version
Better parity with WPF like markup extension and relative source bindings
Breakpoint in XAML (Hope this will also be available in WPF?)
Binding in style setters (Very cool)
Cool layout transitions
Loads of text & printing enhancements
Let me just say this again: BREAKPOINTS . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: Silverlight 5 Cool Features
Silverlight 5 3D support
Yep, you read it right. Finally, Silverlight 5 will include hardware accelerated 3D support and introduces an immediate-mode API.
Luigi and Guido Rosso from Archetype, demonstrated a demo application they wrote in less than a week which displayed a full 3D model of Scott Guthrie’s body, skeleton and musculature. They were able to control . . . → Read More: Silverlight 5 Hosting :: Great New Features in Silverlight 5