ListView basics and virtualization concepts

ListView is one of the most important of all XAML controls: not only is it used in almost all Windows and Windows Phone applications, but it is a rich control with many possibilities… and therefore also many possibilities for the application developer to make mistakes which will kill application performance as ListView is generally used…


Want to try Silverlight 5 without changing your VS 2010 / SL 4 config ? Use Wiki-OS

Wiki-OS now supports Silverlight 5 ! There is even a application category to help you find current SL 5 applications : As of today, the two only samples available are two 3D applications, one of them being a Rubik’s Cube I initially wrote for Windows Phone 7 (but never tried to publish). Note : if…


Restoring VS 2010 Dialogs

Two weeks ago, I installed Windows 7 x64 and VS 2010 on my new Lenovo laptop. A few days later, VS2010 “Open Project” and “Add Reference” dialogs did not open anymore ! I still could create new projects as well as open existing ones from the shell but it was really painful to use. Expression…


Wiki-OS Silverlight Edition : Develop Silverlight Applications directly in your Browser and share them with one click !

The Silverlight Edition of Wiki-OS is now online. Wiki-OS is an online environment that lets you write, build, execute, and share open-source Silverlight applications without ever leaving the web browser. It simulates an operating system running inside the browser, complete with a start menu that lists all the applications by order of popularity and a task…


My Favourite Wiki-OS Demo

One of the coolest features of Wiki-OS is the possibility to access the source of an application, do some changes, recompile it and tests the changes without having to close the application (ok, if you change the layout of a window, you’ll have to close and reopen this window to see the new version). Here…