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First day with the Kindle and loving it

My wife bought me an Amazon Kindle (warning if you click the link and buy one I will get a "commission"). Because it was a gift I had to go to Settings on the Kindle and "de-register" it from her. I then went on the Amazon.com site, logged in ...

Silverlight Bridge - A Silverlight File Manager

This took about 4 months of part-time work but I finally got the Silverlight Bridge File Manager working enough so I can release it. This is actually just a small part of a larger project that is Silverlight Bridge. Silverlight Bridge will eventually allow you to see ...

SketchFlow: Making Movable Draggable Windows

We love SketchFlow over here at the Open Light Group. As Ian would say, it's "bomb-diggity". Well the Open Light Group has a Open Source project called SilverlightDesktop.net that uses draggable movable windows. We needed to make these windows in our SketchFlow projects because the point of SketchFlow is that you can quickly make a sketch that actually moves.

Silverlight 3 Drag and Drop updated

I finally got around to updating the Silverlight 3 Drag and Drop sample to use the latest Tim Heuer's Floatable Window. His latest version fixed the problem with the left side moving while dragging the window to the right. We will work on this in the coming ...

DotNetNuke Silverlight SketchFlow Viewer

I recently spent about 2 hours making a DotNetNuke Silverlight SketchFlow Viewer. After I had it working with about 20 files and directories the Blend 3 packager creates, I then realized that all you really needed to make it work is the .xap file. Well Jan Olsmar ...