Home Shopping Network now in HD Smooth Streaming
Average: 0The Home Shopping Network has upgraded their site to Silverlight 3 and their broadcast feeds to HD. This is the first 24x7 Smooth Streaming site that is accessible to the public. Almost makes you want to buy something...
The Power of Visual States in Silverlight from Jose Fajardo
Average: 0Jose Fajardo has published a 4-part video series on the Power of States which highlights both the States feature within the Silverlight platform and the support for the feature in Expression Blend. He demonstrates his own technique along with the new features in version 3.
3D Postcard Flip Behavior for Silverlight from Joel Neubeck
Average: 0Joel Neubeck has posted two new behaviors. The first he calls the Flip TriggerAction, which provides the flipping postcard in the 3D space effect when clicked. The second behavior is Flip TargetedTriggerAction, which creates the same effect, but other elements, like a button, can trigger the…
Getting the most out of Silverlight 3 with the Griffs at PDC09
Making Silverlight Code More Compatible with Blend using IsDesignTime
Average: 0Dan Wahlin demonstrates a simple but very effective tip for Making Silverlight 3 Application Code More Compatible with Blend. The topic is centered around using a method exposed by the platform allowing to check when your code is running in DesignTime.
Gestalt - a JS library to write Ruby, Python and XAML in web pages
Average: 0From the MIX Online team: Gestalt is a library released by MIX Online Labs that allows you to write Ruby, Python & XAML code in your (X)HTML pages. It enables you to build richer and more powerful web applications by marrying the benefits of expressive languages, modern compilers, AJAX…
A Developer Primer for Behaviors in Expression Blend 3
Average: 5(1)Behaviors, Triggers and Actions released with Blend 3 allow for developers to wrap up logic into objects that can instantly add interactivity and functionality to an application just by dragging and dropping. This encapsulation is great for reuse along with empowering designers. Jeff Kelly,…
A quick look at a few new features in Expression Blend 3
Average: 0Timmy Kokke posts a list of 9 little new things in Expression Blend 3 that he's found useful. Its a quick pictorial walkthrough of a few of the new features in Blend 3.
Simple Styles for Silverlight - starting point for designing controls
Average: 0Robby Ingebretsen has published Simple Styles for Silverlight. Originally published for WPF, Simple Styles is a great template to start with when designing your own styles for controls.
Nice flipping Silverlight Photo Module on MSN Korea
Average: 0The MSN Korean team has added a new Silverlight Photo viewer on their main site. Its nice and subtle and rotates time-based or by mouse hover, bu there are two interesting details. First, they "localized" the Silverlight install experience. In Korea, people are accustomed to ActiveX…