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Author: I. T. Lackey

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Type Based Template Selector for WinRT

I missed the implicit DataTemplates of Silverlight so much in WinRT, that I had to create a reusable template selector to help provide a similar behavior. First let’s look at the DataTemplateSelector I came up with: public class TypeBasedDataTemplateSelector ...

WinRT Sharing Made Easy - SoC style

I put together a little base class to make it an easy and repeatable process to add sharing to any WinRT application. The ability to share content using the share charm is not that difficult to begin with and full details can be found here: Sharing Content. However, I ...

What's Wrong with this Picture? - St. Louis Day of .Net Presentation Info

First of all, thank all of you that attended this session at the conference. I had a great time talking with you all and hope everyone got something out of the session. I have posted the slide deck, links to the articles I referenced  in the talk and a ...

Prism BootStrapper Load ModuleCatalog Ansyc

Prism gives you two options on how to configure the ModuleCatalog, typically in the BootStrapper, these include programmatically or from a XAML file that is embedded in the XAP file. This is a quick post to shown a very simple example of loading the ModuleCatalog for in an asynchronous ...

Simple RadioButtonList and / or CheckBoxList in Silverlight Using a Behavior

A problem I have encountered frequently on recent projects is needing an ASP.Net style RadioButtonList or CheckBoxList inside on a Silverlight application. I have tried several approaches and had moderate success given the varying scenarios of each attempt. It finally came to a point that the problem had to ...