Silverlight 3 Quick Tip: Multitouch support on Windows 7

Friday, July 10, 2009

Silverlight 3 supports Multitouch on Windows 7. Touch class –provides input information and resides in System.Windows.Input namespace “FrameReported” event - fired when touch action occurs. Event arguments provide the following info: Timestamp: identify the touch event by time GetTouchPoints function (over specific UI Element) GetPrimaryTouchPoint function (over specific UIElement) SuspendMousePromotionUntilTouchUp function GetTouchPoints returns TouchPointCollection In TouchPointCollection first point in the collection is the PrimaryPoint. Each member in collection is TouchPoint. TouchPoint provides following...

Silverlight in the Mesh and the “Cloud” – Hosted Service and Blob Storage (Part 2)

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Hello. As I promised here I’m starting to describe my experiences in creating Silverlight Mesh Enabled Web Application (MEWA or SMEWA) with Cloud Hosted Services and Cloud Storage. Today I’ll talk about creating the storage and supported hosted services. First of all I needed to be a part of Windows Azure CTP and have at least 1 Storage account (to have persistent and non-persistent storage in Windows Azure) and at least 1 Hosted Services account (environment that provides the hosting and management service for cloud based applications). To get such account(s) one should apply for them...

Windows 7 Beta 1 – Lets the testing begin!

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Windows 7 Beta 1 gone public! Get Windows 7 Beta 1 here. Yesterday (09 Jan) most of us got “Server too busy” message while trying to download the beta and generate the keys. Now, (10 Jan, 19:10 CET) everything works! Just finish installing the build on my home machine and enjoying the speed of this version! Enjoy, Alex
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