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Author: Richard Waddell

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LightSwitch Book Inventory Tracker Part 1

I’m using LightSwitch as a prototyping tool to get a jump start on a project at work that I took over from a long-exited programmer. The design I inherited has a lot of gaps that need to be filled in. I think the quickest way I ...

Very Simple Example of ICommand CanExecute Method and CanExecuteChanged Event

Michael Washington said I should blog about this, so if it’s too mundane, blame him. I added some animation stuff to hopefully make it a little more interesting. Consider a simulation where the ViewModel controls the onscreen action. On the following screen, clicking the Start Button will cause ...

Add Tabbed Pages To Your Silverlight Project, Quick and Easy

Michael Washington made such a good case for tabbed pages that I decided to adapt a project I was already blogging about. I’d reached the point where I’d created  a simple example and now wanted to build on it. Usually, rather than go to the trouble of creating some ...

PollResultsBarBehavior – Binding to Multiple Values Through a Behavior and Custom Dependency Properties

This is a follow up to my previous article PollResultsBar – Binding to Multiple Values Through Inheritance and Custom Dependency Properties In it I describe how to bind a single ProgressBar property to multiple ViewModel properties through use of an inherited class so I can ...

PollResultsBar – Binding to Multiple Values Through Inheritance and Custom Dependency Properties

I recently had the requirement to create an interface similar to the following: The item of interest is the colored bar that shows the ratio between agreements and disagreements. We can use a ProgressBar and set the Maximum property  to the total of the Agree ...