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Recent Silverlight-Related Releases

There have been announced several important Silverlight-related releases. It would be better for my readers/followers and for me to have them in the same place to be able to find links quickly. Silverlight PivotViewer Microsoft has published a great control to visualize enormous arrays of data. This control allows filtering, sorting, re-arranging of objects by one mouse click. Some people says it is the revolution in the data visualization. There are some implementation of that mechanism: Netflix Instant Watch Movies. Uses Windows Azure and Silverlight PivotViewer to visualize a search by Netflix movies...

XAPs Minifier. Avoiding Problem With Multiple Startup Objects

Abstract As mentioned in my previous post, the add-on can generate error if it finds more than one Startup Objects in a solution. Usually, it happens when developers add new Xap file via adding new Silverlight project (File-New-Project-Silverlight Application). They delete App.xaml file but do not clear Startup Object in the project properties and it is not cleared automatically. I decided to add additional check into the add-on to find out whether application has particular startup object or not. If the project does not have appropriate class, its startup object is just ignored. Implementation Following code...