Silverlight 2 RTW, the Patient Journey Demonstrator and Blacklight

What a week! Silverlight 2 is here – horray! This release really feels like it has come out of nowhere. First up – where to get the stuff… Uninstall the old Silverlight runtimes, Silverlight tools for VS, Silverlight SDK and Blend 2 (any CTP). Get VS2008 SP1 installed, if you havent already, from here… http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-gb/vstudio/cc533448.aspx…

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Blacklight updated for Silverlight 2 RC0

Back from holiday, and just a short post to let you know that Blacklight has been updated for Silverlight 2 RC0. To get the release candidate for Silverlight 2 go here: http://silverlight.net/GetStarted/sl2rc0.aspx To view the RC0 compatible version of the Showcase, you can go to: http://mightymeaty.members.winisp.net/blacklight.silverlight.rc0/ You can still see the Beta 2 version of…

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Introducing Blacklight – our new (Silverlight) CodePlex project

Hey – very exciting news today… I finally have a CodePlex project set up. From the site… ‘Blacklight is a UX focused code sharing project. Microsoft has released a bunch of technologies that allow designers and developers to work closely together to make beautiful software. This project is a collection of controls, samples, visual assets…

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New Patient Journey Demonstrator at MSCUI.net

Hi all – great news, an updated version of the Patient Journey Demonstrator, the project I am currently working on, has been released. Check it out at http://www.mscui.net/PatientJourneyDemonstrator. In this release we fixed lots of bugs, as well as added some new features around capturing input from the user. Below is a list of some…

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Silverlight 2 Samples: Dragging, docking, expanding panels (Part 3)

UPDATE: Get the latest Dragging, docking, expanding panel code from Blacklight, our new CodePlex project!  In Part 1, we looked at how we construct a Dragging, docking, expanding panel, and added the ‘dragging’ functionality by placing the panel in a Canvas. In Part 2 we looked at the host panel that controls the grid layout…

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New Silverlight 2 Media Player for my blog!

UPDATE: Get the latest blog media player code from Blacklight, our new CodePlex project!   I have been meaning to start video blogging (vlogging) for some time. I think you can get stuff across far more simply that way. However, I hadn’t gotten around to building a simple video player for hosting on my blog -…

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Silverlight 2 Samples: Dragging, docking, expanding panels (Part 2)

UPDATE: Get the latest Dragging, docking, expanding panel code from Blacklight, our new CodePlex project!   In Part 1, we looked at how we construct a Dragging, docking, expanding panel, and added the ‘dragging’ functionality by placing the panel in a Canvas. In this part, we are going to look at how we do the docking…

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Silverlight 2 Samples: Dragging, docking, expanding panels (Part 1)

UPDATE: Get the latest Dragging, docking, expanding panel code from Blacklight, our new CodePlex project!   NOTE: Part 2 and Part 3 now posted, with a demo of the final sample here.  A control that we used in a number of places in the MSCUI Patient Journey Demonstrator was the dragging, docking, expanding panel control. When designing the…

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Silverlight 2 Samples: Animating Controls

UPDATE: Get the latest animating control code from Blacklight, our new CodePlex project!   Whilst developing the MSCUI Patient Journey Demonstrator, we made use of animation in a number of places to show how the user interface is moving and adapting to the user tasks. Animation is a great tool for showing users how the application changes, allowing…

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Patient Journey Demonstrator – Silverlight 2 Beta 2 Upgrade

We have upgraded the Microsoft Health Common User Interface Patient Journey Demonstrator to Beta 2! With the runtime upgrade, we have also made a few fixes and added a feature or two! Here are the highlights… ·         You can now find a video walkthrough and script for the demonstrator on the launch page. ·         We…

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