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  • Silverlight In-Place Installs and Using CreateSilverlight.js and Silverlight.js

    This article on MSDN has some great detailed information for the parameters into the CreateSilverlight function. Among other things, it includes information on doing an inplace install. It also tells you how to detect the version of Silverlight installed.

  • UserControls as Screens in Silverlight 1.1 - Part 1 of 2

    The main pattern I followed in the Silverlight 1.1 Carbon Calculator UI development was the pattern of using UserControls as screens. I spoke about this pattern in my Remix07 Presentation in Boston this week during my Real World Silverlight session.I presented about this pattern back in the late 90s when I talked about implementing it in VB6 for Outlook-like and Wizard-like application user int...

  • Hit Tracking, Usage, and Web Analytics in Silverlight 1.1

    I hadn't blogged about this before, because the solution was really simple. From looking around the net a bit, though, I see that folks have really struggled with this with other RIA platforms. So read below to see how simple this was to do in Silverlight.For the Carbon Calculator project, we had to integrate HitBox usage tracking into the application. Steve was in charge of that implementa...