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Posted: 8 Jul 2010   Updated: 18 Jul 2010   Views: 59,954   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.91
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 57   Downloaded: 2,766
Creating multiple dynamic Views using View Model Style and the Silverlight Tab Control.
Windows Phone 7/8
Posted: 31 May 2010   Updated: 14 Nov 2010   Views: 136,982   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 82   Popularity: 9.48
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 91   Downloaded: 3,693
A Designer/Developer collaboration in an example of a Windows Phone 7 View Model Style Video Player
Posted: 11 Mar 2010   Updated: 3 Apr 2010   Views: 173,185   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 125   Popularity: 10.27
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 164   Downloaded: 1,754
A beginner's guide to building robust, scalable, and easily editable buttons. As well as covering Template Binding to the Style, Layout, Animation, Opacity Masks, Scalability, and Reuse.
Posted: 23 Mar 2010   Updated: 4 Apr 2010   Views: 65,344   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 58   Popularity: 8.74
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 69   Downloaded: 1,618
Discover the power of the Grid object, & how it controls the Layout of your UserControl. As well as discussing Center Point.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 90,436   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 45   Popularity: 8.27
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 58   Downloaded: 947
How to Style a more complicated Control, than just a simple button, starting with the ScrollBars!
Posted: 19 Apr 2010   Updated: 26 Apr 2010   Views: 58,371   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.90
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 32   Downloaded: 1,233
How to Style the Control Template of a ListBox in a small MVVM application. Discussing multiple Styles, nested Controls, Resource Dictionaries, Similar Control Templates (TreeView), Control Reuse & a few other tips...
Posted: 5 May 2010   Updated: 6 May 2010   Views: 80,376   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 35   Popularity: 7.72
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 43   Downloaded: 4,600
Explanation and examples of Additional Templates and Generated Content of a ListBox. Covering Layout, Transitions, and Animation.
Posted: 10 May 2010   Updated: 11 May 2010   Views: 44,393   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 45   Popularity: 8.10
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 37   Downloaded: 539
Simulating a random motion animation without code, using Spirographic Shapes, PathListBoxes, Storyboards & Behaviours
Posted: 29 Mar 2010   Updated: 9 Jun 2010   Views: 49,185   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 37   Popularity: 7.74
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 989
How to build your first re-useable Control from scratch in Expression Blend.
Posted: 7 Apr 2010   Updated: 13 Jul 2010   Views: 116,400   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 152   Popularity: 10.82
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 148   Downloaded: 4,617
The WC Door button, covering all the missing skills needed to create the buttons shown in my 1st tutorial. As well as all 10 buttons for download!
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Alan Beasley
User Interface Analyst
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I've been playing with computers since my first Acorn Electron, & after blowing up a few ZX Spectrums. I moved on to the C64 & Amiga, & eventually reluctantly on to the PC.

I have learnt a wide set of skills during my 38 years of existence, living in the UK, on the sunny south coast.

My main area of expertise is Graphic/Visual Design, Usability & UI Design. I am not a programmer, but am fairly technically minded due to studying Mechanical Engineering at Uni.

I have work both Freelance & for IBM as a Graphic Designer, & am skilled in the usual graphics packages like, PhotoShop, CorelDraw or Illustrator, Premier, Dreamweaver, Flash etc.
But I originally started with Lightwave & 3D animation.

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