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  • A useful feature for most data-bound items presenting controls is the ability to page their data, by showing only the first n elements and requesting the rest on demand as the users scrolls down the view. This is specially useful when...

  • 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...

  • Silverlight Beta 2 doesn't support double click, but since I needed it, I implemented it. I've created a class named Mouse. You create a Mouse instance that wraps an UIElement. The instance attaches itself to the MouseLeftDownButton

  • 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...