Archive for the Silverlight Category

uk tech.days 2011

This week Ollie and I will presenting at the UK tech.days happening in the Fulham, London. Our first session will be all about building Data Data Intensive apps for WP7 and we are really looking forward to talking to you about what we have learnt building these types of applications. We are also going to […]

The cleansing process

I spend a large proportion of my time collaborating with UI designers and UI interaction designers where we work closely together to produce interactive UI’s for customers. As someone who is a novice when it comes to Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop I am very reliant on the import functionality in Blend. In this post I […]

PathListBox Adventures – radial layout

The PathListBox ROCKS, if you have not heard of this control before then checkout Christians blog for more details and also his session at mix 10. The PathListBox solves some of the tricky issues related to creating custom panels for a ListBox or ItemsControl. Previously when we need custom layout of visual elements inside of […]

Resource Dictionaries

In this post I thought that it would be interesting to share some of my thoughts that I have been having recently around Resource Dictionaries (RD) and how they are structured. It is very easy to just put everything into your generic.Xaml or even into your app.Xaml files and let the designer run away with […]

PDC09 – Meet the Griffs Code drop

Ian and myself really enjoyed presenting our pre conference session  “Getting the most out of Silverlight” and we both hope that you enjoyed the sessions. The slide decks will be posted at some point by the event team and I will update the post when this happens so that you can get copies of the […]

MVVM, design time data, and Blendability

With the introduction of design time data support in Blend I thought that I would try and take advantage of using design time data and MVVM. For a while now I have been using Ninject, with a Service Locator Pattern to provide the ability to build WPF and Silverlight apps in an MVVM pattern where […]