Ever since Deepesh posted this awesome article a couple months back, we’ve wanted to give you a template for creating a Silverlight Business Application that looks the Zune client. We started with the Cosmopolitan Theme, applied the tweaks he listed in his post, and added a few more for good measure. In case you’re not sold yet, we tossed the template in a VSIX to make it extra easy to install.
Since this is the latest version of our template, you get a few nice touch ups.
- The Login and Registration windows open with focus in the Name field
- Both windows also listen for the Enter and Escape keys, submitting or canceling accordingly
- The Windows authentication status control shows an ‘authenticating…’ message
- The application uses Silverlight Toolkit Theming for a smaller application size
[A Note For RIA V1 SP1]
There’s a regression in loading some of the older templates in the SP1 release that is not present in V1 and has been fixed in V1 SP2. Use this link for SP1.