Silverlight Animation Part II: Sprites

In the previous post in this series, you learned how to create a simple animation with Silverlight. The next step is to learn how to create animated objects called sprites. This post will also explain how to ensure that a Sprite’s movement is restricted to a bounded area, as shown below in Application 1. Logic…

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Silverlight Layouts Part 1

This is the third in a series of posts on Silverlight. The text focuses on creating a basic interface for a Silverlight application and explores simple ways to work with Grid controls that are divided up into Rows and Columns. So far, I’ve added the following posts to the Silverlight series: Silverlight Post 1 Creating…

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Silverlight Simple Animation

This post is one of series on Silverlight. In this article the focus is on a technique that uses a timer to produce simple animations. I will follow this post with at least one additional article on Silverlight animation. Silverlight has several built in techniques for animating controls. Many of these technologies are particularly useful…

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Creating a New Silverlight Project in Visual Studio 2008

This post is part of a series of articles on Silverlight. The purpose of this post is describe how to start a new Silverlight project or how to add a new or existing Silverlight project to an existing ASP.NET Web Application. To be able to follow the discussion presented in this post you will need…

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Publishing an ASP.NET Web Application in IIS

I had a need to publish a Web Application from Visual Studio 2008 into IIS, rather than into the default Visual Studio Development Server. I already had IIS installed, but I wasn’t quite sure what to do next. Here are some notes that I took on what turned out to be a three step process…

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Silverlight Revisited

I’ve written about Silverlight in previous posts published on this blog. Recently, however, I’ve found my thoughts coming back to this subject. This is hardly unusual: many people are interested in Silverlight. The reason for the attraction to this technology is not hard to discover. Silverlight allows us to build visually appealing web applications with…

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