In this (Almost) All-Submittal Issue: John Papa(-2-), Jesse Liberty, Tim Heuer, Dan Wahlin, Markus Egger, Phil Middlemiss, Coding4Fun, Michael Washington, Gill Cleeren, MichaelD!, Colin Eberhardt, Kunal Chowdhury, and Rabeeh Abla.
Above the Fold:
"Two-Way Binding on TreeView.SelectedItem"
"Taking Screen Shots of Windows Phone 7 Panorama Apps"
"Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch (Part - 4)"
Don't let the fire go out... check out the Firestarter Labs
Bart Czernicki discusses the need for 64-bit Silverlight: Why a 64-bit runtime for Silverlight 5 Matters
Laurent Duveau is interviewed by the SilverlightShow folks to discuss his WP7 app: Laurent Duveau on Morse Code Flash Light WP7 Application
John Papa: Silverlight 5 Features
John Papa has a post up highlighting his take on what's cool in the new featureset for Silverlight 5... including an external link to the keynote.
Silverlight Firestarter Keynote and Sessions
John Papa also has posted links to all the individual session videos... what a great resource!
Yet Another Podcast #17 – Scott Guthrie
Jesse Liberty went big with his latest Yet Another Podcast ... he is interviewing Scott Guthrie about the Firestarter, Silverlight, WP7. and more.
Silverlight 5 Plans Revealed
With this post from Tim Heuer, I find myself adding a Silverlight 5 tag... so bring on the fun! ... unless you've been overloaded like I have since last Thursday, you've probably seen this, but what the heck...
Silverlight Firestarter Wrap Up and WCF RIA Services Talk Sample Code
Phoenix's own Dan Wahlin had a great WCF RIA Services presentation at the Firestarter last week, and his material and lots of other good links are up on his blog, and I'd say that even if he didn't have a couple shoutouts to me in it :) Thanks Dan!!
Taking Screen Shots of Windows Phone 7 Panorama Apps
Markus Egger helps us all out with a post on how to get screenshots of your WP7 Panorama app... in case you haven't tried it ... it's not as easy as it sounds!
Two-Way Binding on TreeView.SelectedItem
Phil Middlemiss is back with a post taking some of the mystery out of the TreeView control bound to a data context and dealing with the SelectedItem property... oh yeah, and throw all that into MVVM! Great tutorial as usual, a cool behavior, and all the source.
Native Extensions for Microsoft Silverlight
Alan Cobb pointed me to a quick post up on the Coding4Fun site about the NESL (Native Extensions for SilverLight) from Microsoft that give access to some cool features of Windows 7 from Silverlight... I added an NESL tag in case other posts appear on this subject.
Silverlight Simple Drag And Drop / Or Browse View Model / MVVM File Upload Control
Michael Washington has another great tutorial up at CodeProject that expands on prior work he'd done with drag/drop file upload with this post on integrating an updated browse/upload into ViewModel/MVVM projects, all of which is Blendable.
The validation story in Silverlight (Part 1)
In good news for all of us, Gill Cleeren has started a tutorial series at SilverlightShow on Silverlight Validation. The first one is up discussing the basics...
The Common Framework
MichaelD! has a WPF/Silverlight framework up with Facebook Authentication, Xaml-driven IOC, T4 synchronous WCF proxies, and WP7 on the roadmap... source on CodePlex, check it out and give him some feedback.
Exploring Reactive Extensions (Rx) through Twitter and Bing Maps Mashups
If you've been waiting around to learn Rx, Colin Eberhardt has the post up for you (and me)... great tutorial up on Twitter and Bing Maps Mashups ... and all the code... for the twitter immediate app, and also the UKSnow one we showed last week... check out the demo page, and grab the source!
Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch (Part - 4)
Kunal Chowdhury has the 4th part of his Lightswitch tutorial series up at SilverlightShow. In this one, he shows how to integrate multiple tables into a screen.
It is here Take Your Silverlight Application Full Screen & intercept all windows keys !!
Rabeeh Abla sent me this link to the blog describing a COM exposed library that intercepts all keys when Silverlight is full-screen. There are a few I hit when I'm going through blogs that Ctrl-W (FF) just won't take down and that annoys me... so this might be a solution if you have that problem... worth a look anyway!
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