Silverlight Isolated Storage Maximum Quota

August 14, 2008

I've been asked couple of times (by clients, eMail and also here in comments) about maximum size for Silverlight Isolated Storage. From tests I did, seems that maximum quota size is theoretically limited by total of long.MaxValue number of bytes. 1: // Request more quota space. 2: if (!store.IncreaseQuotaTo(long.MaxValue)) 3: //if (!store.IncreaseQuotaTo(store.Quota + spaceToAdd)) 4: { 5: // The user clicked NO to the 6: // host's prompt to approve the quota increase. 7: ...

Silverlight 2 Beta 2 tools refresh for Visual Studio 2008 SP1

August 12, 2008

As you probably know, SP1 for Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 is RTM. If you work on Silverlight 2 projects and want to upgrade you Visual Studio 2008 you should get this update: Silverlight 2 Beta 2 tools refresh for SP1 RTM   The installation order is follows: First install Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (download here) Then install Silverlight 2 Beta 2 Refresh (download here)   Enjoy, Alex

Quick Silverlight Tip: Creating/Destroying Silverlight 2 Object dynamically

August 5, 2008

One of my clients asked me how to create and show (and then destroy) Silverlight application on the fly. Here is very fast solution, which allows such an object to be created and destroyed. First, we (still) need to have some DIV which will hold the object. Here is my sample page HTML: 1: <body> 2: <!-- Runtime errors from Silverlight will be displayed here. 3: This will contain debugging information and should be removed or hidden when debugging is completed --> ...