Frutiger: Not just a TTF file in your Fonts Folder

While researching Windows Phone 7’s design metaphor “Metro”, I ran across this blog article which included as an attachment a Slide Show by Mark Simonson about Adrian Frutiger. Not being at all educated in typography I still found it immensely informative and interesting. I would highly recommend it.

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Silverlight 4: PRISM TabControlRegionAdapter ItemTemplate

The TabControlRegionAdapter is really awesome but what happens when you want to provide a simple way to change the content of the TabItem without completely overriding the entire ItemContainerStyle. In the version of PRISM that I bundle with the Avanade Silverlight Accelerator I modified the TabControlRegionAdapter to include a property for the ItemTemplate. It was … Continue reading Silverlight 4: PRISM TabControlRegionAdapter ItemTemplate

Silverlight 4: IFRAME HtmlDocument is null

We are using an internal HTML-based single sign on page to authenticate users. In order to avoid reloading the Silverlight application into memory twice, we are rendering this login page inside of a dynamically generated IFRAME that Silverlight generates. This single sign on HTML page is located on a different server than our Silverlight application’s … Continue reading Silverlight 4: IFRAME HtmlDocument is null