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What’s new in MVVM Light V3

V3 of the MVVM Light Toolkit was released during MIX10, after quite a long alpha stage. This post lists the new features in MVVM Light V3. Compatibility MVVM Light Toolkit V3 can be installed for the following tools and framework … Continue reading

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Building your first Silverlight for Windows Phone Application

Silverlight for Windows Phone is one of the most exciting things to come along since the original release of Silverlight. Now I can take my same Silverlight/WPF skills and use them not only on the web, and on the desktop, … Continue reading

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Fiddler: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it

If you use Fiddler and you’re running Vista (or IE7 on XP / WS2003), you’re probably already aware that requests for localhost will not be sent through a proxy (and Fiddler runs as a proxy to intercept requests). There are various … Continue reading

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d:DesignInstance, d:DesignData in Visual Studio 2010

from Karl Shifflett The WPF and Silverlight Designer for Visual Studio 2010 shares several new design time (d:) properties and design time MarkupExtensions with Expression Blend 3 that provide necessary information for the WPF and Silverlight Designer to deliver a … Continue reading

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Using Eclipse to build Silverlight applications in Java, PHP and Ruby

from Robert Hess As hard as it might be to believe, not everybody is using Visual Studio as their development platform. Then what if they want to develop a Silverlight application? Is notepad their only option? Fortunately not. Vijay Rajagopalan … Continue reading

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Round-tripping Silverlight 3 projects with Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2010

from Jeff Wilcox Now that Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 is out, it is a lot of fun to use the fully interactive design surface for Silverlight. However, it comes at a cost: you need to use the conversion wizard … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 Sample Data Project Templates

from Karl Silverlight 3 application demonstrating Sample Data. Displaying Sample Data in the WPF and Silverlight Designer for Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 is now very easy with the DesignData markup extension. The below video is a complete tutorial for using … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2010: Xaml Designer Surface With Binding

from Mark J. Miller Just installed Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 and the first thing I needed to see was how well the xaml designer worked. More specifically, I wanted to know if design-time data binding worked properly. Well here’s … Continue reading

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