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Pete Brown writes on a variety of topics from XAML with the Windows Runtime (WinRT), .NET programming using C#, WPF, Microcontroller programming with .NET Microframework, .NET Gadgeteer, Windows on Devices, and even plain old C, to raising two children in the suburbs of Maryland, woodworking, CNC and generally "making physical stuff". Oh, and Pete loves retro technology, especially Commodore (C64 and C128). If the content interests you, please subscribe using the subscription link to the right of every page.

Archive for tag: SilverlightDevCampDC

  • How Silverlight is Loaded and Instantiated

    At the end of the day on Saturday's Silverlight Dev Camp, I gave an ad-hoc talk on controls and silverlight. The conversation quickly turned to a lot of Q&A on how the Silverlight control and content is loaded. I covered that there, but for those who didn't attend, this is useful information.When file requests are made to the server, they currently follow normal browser caching and ...

  • More Photos from Silverlight DevCamp DC

    Here are a couple shots from my two talks at the Silverlight Dev Camp this past weekend at Microsoft in Reston, VA.Thanks again to Frank La Vigne for setting this whole event up and bringing Silverlight to the east coast, and for taking and posting the photos.My first talk was a walkthrough of a real-world SIlverlight 1.1 application: our Carbon Calculator. I went through it pretty quickly to m...

  • Silverlight Dev Camp DC Slides

    Here are the slides from my morning presentation at the dev camp in Reston, VA. Slideshare really munged the fonts and formatting when converting, and didn't honor hidden slides staying hidden, but the content should still be good. Especially odd is how the text had a bunch of random spaces added in between the letters.Enjoy! | View | Upload your own

  • Links from Silverlight Dev Camp DC

    If you attended today's Silverlight Dev Camp, thanks! If you hung around to the end and lasted through my ad-hoc deep-dive at the last hour, thanks even more :) I hope you enjoyed attending as much as I enjoyed presenting.A bunch of questions came up today at the dev camp. Since I didn't have time to link hunt while in the room, I thought I'd post a follow-up here. On with the links...

  • Photos from Silverlight Dev Camp DC

    Frank has posted some photos from today's Silverlight Dev Camp DC. Thanks again to Frank for setting this up!http://franksworld.com/blog/archive/2007/11/03/4985.aspx

  • Silverlight LED Control

    Fello AIS'er Frank LaVigne put together a cool Silverlight 1.1 LED UserControl and posted it on his site. Check it outFrank also converted his Flash-based site navigation menu to Silverlight 1.0.

  • Upcoming Silverlight Talks and Events

    Recap of my upcoming talks and events:Thursday November 1: PAFox - Introduction to Silverlight (almost two hours of introduction to Silverlight)Saturday November 3: Silverlight DC Devcamp (this promises to be a great full-day event)Tuesday November 6: CMAP - 15 Minutes on Silverlight (topic TBD)Hope to see you there!