Migrate PickerBox and ListPicker to SL Toolkit.

As you already know, the SL Toolkit team has recently released the update to the Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit. This update includes a few controls that I developed in order to fill up the gap – ListPicker and PickerBox controls. So I would recommend to the people who have been using my versions in…

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Customizing Picker Box dialog.

Today I am going to show you how you can customize the Picker Box dialog to display a color picking dialog similar to the one that you see in the Settings\theme applet in the emulator instead of just a list of strings:   In order to be able to display the colored rectangle and the text we need to…

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Update to the Picker Box control.

Last time I showed you how you could create the Picker Box functionality in your Windows Phone 7 applications. There’re a few updates that I had to make in order to match Picker Box’s behavior to it snative counterpart. First of all you will probably notice that the native control will react on selecting an…

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Implementing Picker Box functionality on WP7.

Last time I talked about the missing Combobox control in the Windows Phone 7 platform and the ways it could be replaced if you require similar functionality. Among the replacements I mentioned the Picker Box functionality. Today I am going to show you how this could be implemented. First of all in the “collapsed” state…

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Do we need ComboBox on WP7?

I’ve seen recently quite a few requiests from the developers externally and internally asking about the ComboBox control for Windows Phone 7 applications. The answer has been that the ComboBox control is not a part of the platform, however if you want to use it you can get one from the Silverlight toolkit (it’s not…

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