silverlight Archive

MVVM Applied: From Silverlight to Windows Phone to Windows 8

The Model-View-ViewModel pattern is a common denominator between applications using XAML to create the user interface. First applied in WPF, it was then easily ported to Silverlight and Windows Phone development. With WinRT and the Metro-style applications,

HTML5 for Silverlight Developers

You like working with Silverlight, .NET and Visual Studio, but then everybody is talking about HTML5. Why? What’s that thing? This video explains what HTML5, CSS3 and ECMAScript 5 are through the lens of a XAML and

An Introduction to Microsoft Silverlight 4 – Part 2

This Silverlight screencast shows you how to save your walking routes to disk and how to improve your application design using Expression Blend.

Stepping Outside the Browser with Microsoft Silverlight 4

You can do a lot with a Silverlight 3 out-of-browser application – so what more do you need? Maybe file system access, the ability to host HTML content, the ability to customize the application chrome, greater control

The Whole Brain Developer

This session looks at the importance of right-brained thinking in UI design and suggest strategies for left-brain-tending developers to learn to tap into right-brain skills. It’s a truism in our industry that many developers just can’t design