New QuickStart: Silverlight Install and Upgrade Experience

When you create a Silverlight-based application for deployment to the web, the last thing you probably think of is the install/upgrade experience. After all, the Silverlight project templates in Visual Studio give you a basic experience for free: However, the point of the install/upgrade experience is to persuade users to install or upgrade, and the…

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A couple more data-related Silverlight Quickstarts for you

In an attempt to close the loop on getting data into Silverlight, we’ve added a couple of new Quickstarts. The first, Getting Data into Silverlight, provides some guidance about how you should store and access data from your Silverlight applications, and acts as an orientation topic for the other Silverlight Quickstarts, with some links into…

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New Version of the Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit

Imagine my surprise when I browsed to the Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit page on Codeplex and discovered a new version was released today. There are some great new controls in the release: AutoCompleteBox – Very similar to the Silverlight AutoCompleteBox I know and love ListPicker – Similar to a ComboBox control; shows a selected…

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