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  • Silverlight 2 for Business Applications Webcast

    The registration link for my March 19 Silverlight 2 webcast is now on-line. If you're interested in developing LOB applications in Silverlight, or want to learn more about what Silverlight 2 Beta 1 brings to the table, be sure to register.This is an introduction to Silverlight with a strong LoB Applications focus.

  • Xap! App! Pow! Packaging and Application Startup in Silverlight 2 Beta 1 - Part 2

    In Part 1, I discussed the new Silverlight 2 packaging model (xap). In Part 2 below, I cover the new application model and startup sequence, as well as how to show your own splash screen while loading your Silverlight app.Keep in mind that since this is Beta technology, anything you see here is subject to change.Application Model and StartupIn Silverlight 1.1, the first places you could run man...

  • Xap! App! Pow! Packaging and Application Startup in Silverlight 2 Beta 1 - Part 1

    This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Part 1 focuses on the new packaging model. Part 2 focuses on application startup and loading.One of the nicest changes in Silverlight 2 is the addition of the new packaging model for managed code applications. While you can still use the loose file (xaml + JavaScript) methods for JavaScript applications in Silverlight 2, you must use the xap packaging model ...

  • Silverlight Balloons for Silverlight 2 Beta 1

    The first real demo I did for Silverlight 1.1a was the Silverlight Balloons demo. I ended up building upon it a bit over time, as my son (now two years old) absolutely loved seeing the balloons float up the screen.Well, since Silverlight 1.1a code no longer works on any PC in my house, I figured I'd better hop to it and update the examples :) (as an aside, by the time you read this, I ...