Happy New Year and Best of 2009

I would like to wish every reader of my blog a Happy New Year and a happy, healthy, prosperous 2010. It’s also customary to overview the passed year and summarize on what have been achieved or missed. So here’s the digest of the best posts of 2009 in the order of the most hits: –…

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RIA’s revolution and Mobile Devices (Rant)

There’s been an explosion of the web and cloud related development tools and services such as Web 2.0, RIA’s, Silverlight, multiple cloud services, AZURE etc… Big companies (including Microsoft) have been pushing to move away from fat clients to a thinner clients consisting mostly of the browser. This is all great and understandable however looking…

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A few more tips on customizing ListView

Last time I showed you on how to customize ListView control on WM 6.5 for .NET CF 3.5. Today I am going to show you a few more. They are all based on the same paradigm – changing an extended style of a ListView control. First one is to enable showing grid lines: /// <summary> ///…

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A few tips on customizing ListView in WM 6.5

Would you like to have ListView control in your .NET CF application on Windows Mobile 6.5 to have this fancy gradient item selections (they are defined by the current theme on the device)? The secret is in the extended style LVS_EX_THEME that needs to be applied to a ListView. It could be done by sending…

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