Silverlight 5 MarkupExtensions –Localization just got a whole lot easier

יום רביעי, יוני 8, 2011

One of the features we’ve been most waiting for in Silverlight is the support for Markup Extensions, which WPF had since day one. In order to support localization, we can create a markup extension like so: 1: public class TranslationExtension : IMarkupExtension<string> 2: { 3: public string Key { get; set; } 4:  5: ...
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Win8 UI Revealed–And it’s no less than an earthquake

יום שישי, יוני 3, 2011

The implications of win8 native HTML are enormous. Here’s Why. If you haven’t seen it yet, Microsoft just announced a preview of Win8 (just codename for now) that shows a remarkably similar interface to that of Windows Phone. I for once really like the look and feel of it. It looks like they have indeed managed to create a UI that will be able to target all main platforms (that is, PC, Smart Phones and Tablets). The UI is heavily dependent on touch gestures, but is still very relevant for the standard...

Has Silverlight lost the war with HTML5?

יום שבת, אוקטובר 30, 2010

In many ways, we all knew it all along.. Silverlight was (sadly), not catching up as means to replace HTML development. Everyone that ever used ASP.Net, and were sick of using 17 different technologies to deliver one simple website, was hoping that Silverlight would win a good market penetration, and that the days of JS / HTML / ASP.Net would be finally over. So. Guess what. It’s officially not; http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/microsoft-our-strategy-with-silverlight-has-shifted/7834 What Mary Jo Foley says is quite disturbing. Microsoft has been paying far too much attention to HTML5 to make us Silverlight people feel...
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