Silverlight Cream for March 22, 2010 -- #817

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Published on Tue, 23 Mar 2010 05:04:09 GMT Indexed on 2010/03/23 6:13 UTC
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In this Issue: Bart Czernicki, Tim Greenfield, Andrea Boschin(-2-), AfricanGeek, Fredrik Normén, Ian Griffiths, Christian Schormann, Pete Brown, Jeff Handley, Brad Abrams, and Tim Heuer.

Shoutout:

At the beginning of MIX10, Brad Abrams reported Silverlight 4 and RIA Services Release Candidate Available NOW


From SilverlightCream.com:
Using the Bing Maps Silverlight control on the Windows Phone 7
Bart Czernicki has a very cool BingMaps and WP7 tutorial up... you're going to want to bookmark this one for sure! Code included and external links... thanks Bart!
Silverlight Rx DataClient within MVVM
Tim Greenfield has a great post up about Rx and MVVM with Silverlight 3. Lots of good insight into Rx and interesting code bits.
SilverVNC - a VNC Viewer with Silverlight 4.0 RC
Andrea Boschin digs into Silverlight 4 RC and it's full-trust on sockets and builds an implementation of RFB protocol... give it a try and give Andrea some feedback.
Chromeless Window for OOB applications in Silverlight 4.0 RC
Andrea Boschin also has a post up on investigating the OOB no-chrome features in SL4RC.
Windows Phone 7 and WCF
AfricanGeek has his latest video tutorial up and it's on WCF and WP7... I've got a feeling we're all going to have to get our arms around this.
Some steps for moving WCF RIA Services Preveiw to the RC version
Fredrik Normén details his steps in transitioning to the RC version of RIA Services.
Silverlight Business Apps: Module 8.5 - The Value of MEF with Silverlight
Ian Griffiths has a video tutorial up at Channel 9 on MEF and Silverlight, posted by John Papa
Introducing Blend 4 – For Silverlight, WPF and Windows Phone
Christian Schormann has an early MIX10 post up about te new features in Expression Blend with regard to Silverlight, WPF, and WP7.
Building your first Silverlight for Windows Phone Application
Pete Brown has his first post up on building a WP7 app with the MIX10 bits.
Lookups in DataGrid and DataForm with RIA Services
Jeff Handley elaborates on a post by someone else about using lookup data in the DataGrid and DataForm with RIA Services
Silverlight 4 + RIA Services - Ready for Business: Starting a New Project with the Business Application Template
Brad Abrams is starting a series highlighting the key features of Silverlight 4 and RIA with the new releases. He has a post up Silverlight 4 + RIA Services - Ready for Business: Index, including links and source. Then in this first post of the series, he introduces the Business Application Template.
Custom Window Chrome and Events
Watch a tutorial video by Tim Heuer on creating custom chrome for OOB apps.

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