Silverlight 4 Firestarter Series #3: How to work with Panels, XAML, and Controls in Silverlight

I am back with details on how to work with Panels, XAML, and Controls in Silverlight. In this walkthrough, we will see how to work with Panels, XAML, and Controls to create a Data-Driven Silverlight Interface. During this walkthrough we will cover the following topics: How to use the Visual Studio 2010 Silverlight Designer, Cider… Read more

Silverlight 4 Firestarter Series #2: How to migrate an ASP.NET Web Forms Application to Silverlight

In this walkthrough, I will demonstrate how to convert an existing ASP.NET/jQuery application that consumes data from a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service to Silverlight. Here are some topics that we will cover: How to use the Visual Studio 2010 Silverlight Designer XAML and Silverlight control concepts How WCF services can be integrated into Silverlight… Read more

Silverlight 4 Firestarter Series #1: How to migrate a Visual Basic Windows Form Application to Silverlight

In this walkthrough, I will demonstrate how to convert an existing Windows Forms application that consumes data from a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service to Silverlight. Also in the process of conversion we will ensure that the existing functionality is preserved. Here are some topics that we will cover: How to use the Visual Studio… Read more

Visual Basic Windows Phone 7 Series #11. How to create an accelerometer for Windows Phone 7

Previously, I explained how to create a panorama and pivot effect for Windows Phone 7. In this blog post, I want to share a sample that will help you to create an accelerometer for Windows Phone 7. An accelerometer is a device that measures the proper acceleration of the device. It is a sensor that… Read more

Visual Basic Windows Phone 7 Series #10. How to create a panorama and pivot effect for Windows Phone 7

Previously, I explained how to create a keyboard input scope application for Windows Phone 7. In this blog post, I want to share a sample that will help you to create a panorama and pivot effect in Windows Phone 7. A Panorama is any wide-angle view or representation of a physical space, whether in painting,… Read more

Visual Basic Windows Phone 7 Series #7. How to create a Bing Maps application for Windows Phone 7

In our previous post, I explained how to create an application bar for Windows Phone 7. Bing Maps is one of the applications that is commonly used on phones these days. In this blog post, I want to share a sample that will help you to create a Bing Maps application for Windows Phone 7…. Read more

Visual Basic Windows Phone 7 Series #5. How to create a control tilt effect application for Windows Phone 7

In our last post, I explained how to implement a model-view-viewmodel pattern in a Windows Phone application. In this blog post, I want to share a sample that will help you to create a control tilt effect application for Windows Phone 7. This application will have a feature to add additional feedback for control interaction…. Read more

Visual Basic Windows Phone 7 Series #2. How to create a microphone application for Windows Phone 7

In our last post, I explained how to create a mini browser for Windows Phone 7. In this blog, I want to share a sample that will help you to create a microphone application for Windows Phone 7. This application will have the feature to capture audio from a microphone and then play back the… Read more

Visual Basic Windows Phone 7 Series #1. How to create a mini browser application for Windows Phone 7

I have experienced a lot of fun writing Windows Phone 7 applications in Visual Basic. Web browser is one of the applications that is commonly used on phones these days. In this blog post, I want to share some sample source code that will help you to create a mini browser application for Windows Phone… Read more

Using Entity Framework in Silverlight with Visual Basic

If you’re looking for ways to get started with Entity Framework 4.0 in Visual Basic then be sure to check out this month’s issue of CODE Magazine.  In it the Entity Framework team has put together a walkthrough that shows how to use EF4 in Silverlight, and best of all the entire article’s in VB! … Read more