Know your place in life [Free PlaceImage control makes it easy to add placeholder images to any WPF, Silverlight, or Windows Phone application!]

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  1. Luan Nguyen says:

    I hope you will create a NuGet package for this?

  2. David Anson says:

    Luan Nguyen,

    I've created NuGet packages for assemblies I released in the past few months (search for "Delay" on, but for something like PlaceImage where I expect most folks will just reference the source code file directly, I haven't created a package just because it didn't seem most folks would consider it useful. Do you recommend otherwise?

  3. Tom Zhou says:

    Hi David Anson,

    I want to use your PlaceImage control and PhonePerformance control in one class. Can I do it?

  4. David Anson says:

    Tom Zhou,

    I think you'd need to merge the code a bit to get that to work because LowProfileImageLoader only works with Image instances. But the concepts seem to apply pretty directly to PlaceImage as well, so I'd expect it to be pretty straightforward to make the changes to try this out!

  5. kevin says:

    good job,thanks david

    i have combined the placeimge and lowprofileimageloader in placeimage used the following code:

    in placeimage:

    if (null != _frontImage)


                   if (!System.ComponentModel.DesignerProperties.GetIsInDesignMode(this))


                       Delay.LowProfileImageLoader.SetUriSource(this, ((BitmapImage)this.Source).UriSource);



    it work well now,thanks

  6. David Anson says:


    Cool – neat idea! 🙂

  7. Berni says:

    I would like to use Kevin idea for combining both concepts but when I copy what he did i get an error of invalid arguments.

    Could you please post all the changes needed?


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