Silverlight 4 Ships Today – With New Toolkit and Improved DataGrid

Silverlight 4 released today, and with it came a new version of the Silverlight Toolkit and several improvements to the DataGrid control. Silverlight 4 See what’s new for line of business applications in Silverlight 4 in my presentation.  Also for more information about Silverlight 4 you can check out the FAQ. Get the bits here:…

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MIX 10: Silverlight 4 Business Applications

Another talk, another blog post.  As you can see, my blog posts are like my babies… in the fact that they apparently take 9 months to make.  I’ll see if I can’t speed things up next time, but we’ll see. For all of you who came to MIX, and those who are just interested in…

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Tech Ed 2009 Demo Files

It is always a blast to talk at Tech Ed and this year was no different.  It was great to get to meet many of you and hear how you are using DataGrid, DataForm, Validation, and RIA Services in your projects today.  As promised, here are the files for the demos that I showed in…

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Silverlight 2 DataGrid December 2008 Release

Since we released the first version of the DataGrid in October we have been listening to your feedback and have an early holiday gift to give.  Today we are releasing an updated DataGrid that contains almost 30 fixes to the top issues that we heard, including: Rows containing focus no longer disappear when the ItemsSource…

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Freezing Columns in the Silverlight DataGrid

Freezing columns is just one of the many things you can do with the Silverlight DataGrid. Read more about the features that the Silverlight 2 DataGrid has to offer… Freezing Columns Have you ever been working with a large enough number of columns that you get horizontal scrolling, but you want some of the columns…

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Post Beta 2 Breaking Changes

As mentioned we made some changes, hopefully for the better, to the DataGrid API since Beta 2.  Special thanks to our developer Yifung Lin for compiling this list: DataGrid breaking changes DisplayMemberBinding renamed to Binding Who Is Affected: Silverlight 2 Beta 2 managed applications that use the DataGrid. Summary DisplayMemberBinding wasn’t an ideal name, but…

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Silverlight 2 DataGrid is Released

As you might have heard, we just released Silverlight 2, and with it the first version of the Silverlight DataGrid!  We have been building this for a while, giving the first glimpse of it last March in Silverlight 2 Beta 1, and tweaking it ever since based on your feedback.  We were able to pack…

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Sorting Data in the Silverlight DataGrid

This post has been updated to work with the RTW version of the Silverlight 2 DataGrid.  The code examples are not guaranteed to work with previous Beta versions of the DataGrid. Read more about the features that the Silverlight 2 DataGrid has to offer… Multi-column Sorting One of the most requested features in Beta 1…

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Auto-sizing the Silverlight DataGrid

This post has been updated to work with the RTW version of the Silverlight 2 DataGrid.  The code examples are not guaranteed to work with previous Beta versions of the DataGrid. Read more about the features that the Silverlight 2 DataGrid has to offer… Auto-sizing the DataGrid The Silverlight 2 DataGrid is auto-sized by default. …

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What’s New in the Silverlight DataGrid in Beta 2

Silverlight 2 Beta 2 was released this weekend, see what ScottGu has to say about it here.  We’ve all been pretty busy since releasing Beta 1 at MIX, and there are a lot of great new features across the product as a result.  The question that you might be asking is what has changed in…

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