Architecture Series – Pure and Mixed configurations

This is the first article in an Architecture Series dealing with technical options taken for the Eclipse Tools for Silverlight. Future articles will focus on the XAML rendering architecture, the Eclipse extension points as well as the “MSBuild” project structure preservation option that was taken to allow the back and forth loop. In the very…

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Eclipse Tools for Microsoft Silverlight

Silverlight 2 is Released to Web (RTW). This is great news for our RIA scenarios. But wait, there’s more. Microsoft announced the launch of the Eclipse Tools for Microsoft Silverlight (eclipse4SL.org): an opensource project lead by Soyatec and funded by Microsoft. Here is what the eclipse4SL Team Blog states : The purpose of this project…

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eclipse4SL : “DataGrid” Tutorial

Duration 20 minutes Description This tutorial demonstrates how to populate a DataGrid with dynamic data. When you press the Load Button, the DataGrid will be filled in, and eventually filtered if a filter has been specified. A pdf version of this tutorial is attached at the end of this post and accessible here. Prerequisites After…

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eclipse4SL : “Hello World” Tutorial

Duration 30 minutes Description This tutorial is inspired from Scott Guthrie Silverlight 2 Series, adapted from Visual Studio to the eclipse4SL environment. A pdf version of the tutorial is attached at the end of this post and accessible here. Prerequisites After installing eclipse4SL, activate the Silverlight perspective by selecting one of them from the menu…

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