Category Archives: Controls

Phoney Tools 1.0 ist da!

Eine sehr gelungende Sammlung für WP7 Programmierer vom “Altmeister” Shawn Wildermuth. Vor allem die Hilfsklassen und die Konverter  machen das Programmieren wirklich leichter. Sehr zu empfehlen. Helpers BitlyHelper class GravatarHelper class InstaPaperHelper class InputScopeHelper class EnumHelper class Other Classes GameTimer … Continue reading

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Building the Elusive Windows Phone Panorama Control

When the Windows Phone 7 Developer SDK was released a couple of weeks ago at MIX10 many people noticed the SDK doesn’t include a template for a Panorama control.   Here at Clarity we decided to build our own Panorama control … Continue reading

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Comparing two ways of creating a full-size Popup in Silverlight

When it comes time to display a Popup that overlays the entire Silverlight plug-in, most people do it the same way. Unfortunately, although the typical approach appears correct at first glance (and may even survive a test pass!), there are … Continue reading

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Creating Bing Maps Tile-Layers from SQL Server 2008 on the Fly

Many ways lead to Rome or in this case to a connection between your spatial data in SQL Server 2008 and the visualization in Bing Maps. You can overlay the data as vectors in a VEShapeLayer by retrieving spatial data … Continue reading

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RIA: 10 Questions on Icon Design – I ask our Microsoft Design folks to respond.

I have an Icon fetish that is disturbingly wrong. In that I collect them, horde them and would happily spend Microsoft’s good hard earned money on as many of them as I can find – if allowed. Yet, what makes … Continue reading

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RIA: 10 Questions on Icon Design – I ask our Microsoft Design folks to respond.

I have an Icon fetish that is disturbingly wrong. In that I collect them, horde them and would happily spend Microsoft’s good hard earned money on as many of them as I can find – if allowed. Yet, what makes … Continue reading

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WPF & Silverlight Layout Controls

The WPF and Silverlight platforms have a wide selection of powerful layout controls. This topic will provide you with an understanding of these layout controls and how to take advantage of the WPF and Silverlight Designer features when working with … Continue reading

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Create and embed attractive, animated Silverlight charts.

DESCRIPTION Visifire is a set of open source charts – powered by Microsoft Silverlight. With Visifire you can create and embed visually stunning animated Silverlight Charts within minutes. Visifire is easy to use and independent of the server side technology. … Continue reading

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