Silverlight 3 Navigation: Dynamically Loaded Pages… Now MEF Powered!

Recently David Poll posted a very cool technique for navigating to dynamically loaded pages and on demand downloading of pages in a Silverlight 3 application .  It was very cool but the explicit wire up of each page can be a pain in large applications.  So having just posted about MEF on Silverlight, I thought…

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LIDNUG: Silverlight Ready for Business and .NET RIA Services Presentation – Demo Posted

I had a great time at the LinkedIn Users’ Group meeting… the only down side is that I missed the really bad pizza’s that most User’s Groups offer ;-)  Here is the demo (and demo steps) I did…  Download. I’ll post the recording when it gets uploaded as well. A couple of follow-ups: There was…

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Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Part 15: ASP.NET MVC

Continuing in our discussion of Silverlight 3 and the update to .NET RIA Services.  I have been updating  the example from my Mix09 talk “building business applications with Silverlight 3”.  I customer recently asked about using ASP.NET MVC and Silverlight with RIA Services.  There specific scenario was an application with the complex admin interface in…

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Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Part 14: Visual Basic (VB) and WPF Support

A few folks commented that they’d like to see something in my series updating my Mix09 talk “building business applications with Silverlight 3” in Visual Basic.  VB is *super* important in the business application space, so I have no problem accommodating that request.   By while I was at it I thought i’d also show a…

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Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Part 12: DataSet

More from my Mix09 talk “building business applications with Silverlight 3”.   Many customers have told me that they love Entity Framework and LinqToSql, but that they are not always able to use them in their projects just yet.  In fact the number of folks that are using ADO.NET DataSet, DataReader, etc is very high.   So…

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Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Part 10: LinqToSql

Continuing in our discussion of Silverlight 3 and  the update to .NET RIA Services.  I have been updating  the example from my Mix09 talk “building business applications with Silverlight 3”. You can watch the original  video of the full session The demo requires (all 100% free and always free): VS2008 SP1 (Which includes Sql Express…

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Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Part 9: POCO and Authentication Provider

I have gotten lots of good comments on my series updating my Mix09 talk “building business applications with Silverlight 3”.  Some customers have asked about the “live” version I have running on one of Scott Haneslman’s servers (thanks Scott!) The demo requires (all 100% free and always free): VS2008 SP1 (Which includes Sql Express 2008)…

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