Santiago Palladino's blog

Read about our day to day discoveries, the trips we take around the world, our personal developments and news about the things we do at Manas.

  • WPF introduced a new concept for managing properties which is dependency properties. Dependency properties can act as standard properties, but also offer a lot more functionality, such as data binding, assignment through resources, setters...

  • Since Silverlight 2 Beta 2 introduced the WebClient class, I decided to refactor an application we had by replacing all references to HttpWebRequest with the new client. Its methods seemed much more simple and clear, and I didn't even...

  • Jun 22 2008
    Binding Lights

    For almost any developer who has worked in GUIs the concept of data binding should be at least familiar. If you have an Article and want to show its code and price, you just place two textboxes bound to those properties and place some...

  • Silverlight 2 Beta 2 has introduced a number of fixes, additions and changes to the previous Beta 1 version. As I said in a previous post, I believe the improved error handling and detailed exceptions are among the best improvements,...

  • Jun 17 2008
    Beta-Lighting the web

    One of the current most interesting technologies around is Microsoft Silverlight, whose intention is to provide a programmer and designer friendly way to develop web UIs. It is basically a subset of Windows Presentation Foundation, although...