Toggling IsChecked property of a RadioButton using a custom behavior in Silverlight 4

I like to use Silverlight controls in interesting ways so that I can re-use their control logic to simplify my own implementations. Most controls at their core represent common scenarios such as selection, state, and enumerated content display. My scenario was I had a collection of fly out panels that I wanted to display one … Continue reading Toggling IsChecked property of a RadioButton using a custom behavior in Silverlight 4

Building an OS with Silverlight+PRISM

So after a long time coming, I have finally fallen for PRISM. I am working with a customer to build a highly extensible presentation layer platform that will accomplish the following goals: Speed Time-to-Market Lower UI Development Costs We are achieving these goals by of course leveraging Silverlight as our development platform but more importantly … Continue reading Building an OS with Silverlight+PRISM

RE: Windows 7 Phone: Hail Mary

I don’t know why I respond to so many ill-informed bloggers posts about Silverlight…but I do. Something about their ill-inform-ed-ness just gets me all riled up. Dave Methvin’s article “Windows 7 Phone: Hail Mary” showed up on my Google Alerts for Silverlight. I was hoping to read an informed opinion about Microsoft’s mobile…err…sorry…”Phone” strategy. But … Continue reading RE: Windows 7 Phone: Hail Mary