MVVM with RIA Services

MVVM without RIA: ·         MVVM relies on the concept that View (XAML) will not contact your Model directly. ·         View will contact Model via ViewModel classes. ·         ViewModel talks with View using Data Binding and Commanding in XAML based applications. ·         ViewModel talks with Model via web service communication in case of Silverlight when we…

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Silverlight Graphics and Hardware Acceleration

Hi, Today is May 20th 2010 and I am writing this post to discuss the working mechanism of Silverlight’s capability of utilizing GPU of your machine. There are two kinds of graphics popular today:  1. Bitmap Graphics: Here the graphics is a file that stores the display information in the form of pixel information. Basically…

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WCF Data Service; Server Driven Paging (SDP); Silverlight

Hi, Today is January 5th 2010 and I am writing this post to explain the mechanism of the Server Driven Paging feature of WCF Data Service and also a code guide on how to use this from Silverlight 4.0. The Pattern: Server Driven paging is one of the new features that have been added in…

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