A Lap Around Silverlight at WDC (01/06/2008)

May 29, 2008

For me, Silverlight is one of hottest subjects in Web Development field these days. Come and see me presenting Silverlight overview at Web Developers Community (also known as WDC) next Sunday (01-June-2008). I will talk about history of Silverlight, present (and maybe some future) state, will show how to start Silverlight developing and available tools. Expect short live coding session, which will give the basic recipes for cocking Silverlight applications. Details and Registration   See you there, Alex

How To Handle RightClick Mouse Event in Silverlight – Take 2

May 28, 2008

Some time ago, I've posted article about how to handle RightClick mouse event in Silverlight. At the time of the post, there were Silverlight 1.1 alpha. Now we at Silverlight 2 Beta 1 (and approaching Beta 2 sometime soon), and here is update to my previous article. This update is closely related to previous post, thus this one will have only changes... Here we go. First of all, my XAML page is still very simple 1: <UserControl x:Class="RightClickSilverlight.Page" 2: xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/client/2007" 3: xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"...

Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta & .NET 3.5 SP1 Beta are available

May 13, 2008

The SP1 Beta for Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 has arrived. The beta of service pack holds a few improvements. There is also WPF speed improvements with this upcoming service pack. Tim Sneath has very detail information at his blog about this release here. Download links: VS 2008 SP1: http://download.microsoft.com/download/7/3/8/7382EA08-4DD6-4134-9B92-8585A5B07973/VS90sp1-KB945140-ENU.exe .NET 3.5 SP1: http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/f/c/8fc1fe13-55de-4bf5-b43e-375daf01452e/dotNetFx35setup.exe Enjoy, Alex