This article presents the techniques and caveats of building Silverlight applications that can be notified about database state changes via polling duplex. WSHttp binding and CLR triggers are used to implement the solution as well.
ExImage is a Silverlight control very similar to the built-in Image control, except it supports three more stretch modes: RepeatX, RepeatY, and RepeatXY, which means images can be tiled horizontally, vertically, or both.
ESRI has developed an API to allow you to embed maps and add GIS functionality using online services from ESRI’S ArcGIS Online and Bing Maps for Enterprise. This article will demonstrate how to use ESRI’s ArcGIS API for Microsoft Silverlight/WPF.
Identifying an application’s performance bottlenecks is all about understanding how the application is spending its time. Only with the most complete understanding of how an application is operating is it possible to understand what it is doing wrong, as this article describes.
In this article, we will create a simple application that loads an image and reads its barcodes. Try it out for yourself by downloading a fully functional evaluation SDK from the links provided below the tutorial.
See how to control access to .NET applications reusing Windows accounts for authentication. Integrate with Active Directory and grant roles and permissions to Windows accounts. Define permissions without adding code thanks to .NET reflection mechanism.
Glimpse inside the UI virtualization architecture of Infragistics xamWebGrid to see how its industry-best blazing speed was achieved with proven practices for measuring performance and UI virtualization on Microsoft Silverlight 3.
When your boss asks you to create applications transforming your data warehouse into business intelligence, you need the right set of Silverlight 3 tools to make this transformation quickly and easily. Here is a pivot grid control that really gets the job done.
Infragistics leverages Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, the latest version of Microsoft’s integrated development environment (IDE) for the .NET Framework, to deliver powerful user interface tools that allow you to create rich user experiences that will delight your users with the WOW-factor!
Designers used to write style guides in unwieldy documents or Wikis to ensure a consistent look, but such style guides soon went stale and obsolete. Enter Quince Pro™ by Infragistics, a private, secure and organized way to collaborate, communicate and cultivate private UX design libraries.
This article demonstrates how Visual Guard has been able to help meet the strict criteria of health regulations in the United States. It will look at why two major health care actors have integrated Visual Guard into their applications.
Survey the many productivity enhancing features Microsoft added to Visual Studio 2010 and see how adding Infragistics NetAdvantage for .NET 2010 Volume 1 to your IDE will help you accelerate your application development and break out of the limitations of the Toolbox.
With Silverlight and WPF data visualization controls you can create compelling, high-end Business Intelligence solutions. In their latest WPF 4 and Silverlight 4 releases out later this month, Infragistics makes your applications shine. A wealth of samples serve to showcase their rich analytics.
With minimal effort you can use LEADTOOLS V17 to load and save over 100 file formats, manipulate images with advanced image processing, and implement annotations directly within a Silverlight client application replacing the need for calls to an external server.
This article will provide a quick tour of the ImageGear for Silverlight toolkit while developing a multi-page image viewer, running completely on the client, via managed code. Once the viewer is built, it will be ready for deployment to the Windows Azure Cloud via an Azure Cloud Service project.
Dundas Dashboard is a turnkey Silverlight data visualization solution that lets companies create interactive dashboards and scorecards, all in a rich internet application (RIA) environment. This article will show the many powerful options for developers to customize and extend to get exactly what t
With NetAdvantage® Ultimate 2010 Volume 3, Infragistics gives .NET developers all of the line of business controls with superior MS Office 2010 style and features for ASP.NET, Windows Forms, WPF and Silverlight, and high performance data visualization controls on WPF and Silverlight.
Get to the bottom of users’ behavior with powerful Silverlight data visualization and line of business controls for tracking and analyzing what users of your RIA are doing. Infragistics Analytics Framework leverages the Microsoft Silverlight Analytics Framework to give you the best Web analytics.
As companies look for different ways to manage their IT needs, “Multi-tenant” and “SaaS” applications are becoming more and more common. However, they also pose unique challenges. We will look at security administration and user management in a multi-tenant application with Visual Guard.
Understanding how an application uses memory is a complex and time consuming process, but using a memory profiler the same analysis can be achieved in minutes. ANTS Memory Profiler is the simple way to visualize problems with memory usage in .NET code.
Learn how to perform OLAP analysis on plain data (no need to setup SQL cubes on your server). With ComponentOne OLAP™ for Silverlight Beta you have the tools to create interactive tables, charts, and reports. Drag-and-drop views give you real-time information, insights, and results in seconds.
Learn how error reporting works and how to add it to you software in 3 simple steps. Not only is it easy for you to implement, you’ll also provide your end-users with a one-click solution to report exception/bugs when they occur, incl. the debugging data you need to reproduce the problem and fix it.
In this article, I will guide you through the steps of customization with the help of a sample application. We will need Microsoft Expression Blend for the full customization. Read the complete article to learn about it.
A Desktop and Silverlight user action management system, with undo, redo, and repeat. Allowing actions to be monitored, and grouped according to a context (such as a UI control), executed sequentially or in parallel, and even to be rolled back on failure.
A Desktop and Silverlight user action management system, with undo, redo, and repeat; allowing actions to be monitored, and grouped according to a context (such as a UI control), executed sequentially or in parallel, and even to be rolled back on failure.
Do you have a huge collection of data inside your DataGrid and want to integrate Pagination to show records page by page and don’t know how to do? Then this article will help you to understand the same.
Article presents Azure based software to image upload, viewing with Silverlight MultiScaleImage control, mark out and annotation. Browser performs the operations with no additional installation on user machine/device (the viewing browser should support Silverlight).
In this article I will guide you creating a File Explorer in Silverlight 4. This step-by-step guide will help yoou understanding the API call and how to access local files, folders and drives using the Silverlight 4 COM APIs.
Analyzing the Snake game, we'll study an application for the new Windows Phone 7 platform, focusing on localization, Inversion of Control, navigation, transition effects, triggers, Isolated Storage, audio and we'll also use Blend to create a rounded glowing button, and other things...
In this article, I will demonstrate in a step-by-step manner how we can create a Text-to-Speech application using the COM APIs in Silverlight 4. Read it. Learn and Vote for this Article. Feedback and/or Suggestions are most welcome.
In this post, I will demonstrate how to animate the items in a specific direction in your PathListBox control. This will not only guide you for animation in PathListBox but also will help you understanding the StoryBoard creation (if you are very new to Silverlight).
In this article, we look at the asynchronous web service model in Silverlight, and how it can be augmented to allow synchronous web service calls. We also explore efficient channel caching, and asynchronous Silverlight Unit Tests.
This article describes how to substitute a parameter within an Expression tree by another expression, similar to how one can substitute an argument within a mathematical function by a different function
Part 2 of a series describing the creation of a Silverlight business application using MEF, MVVM Light, and WCF RIA Services. In this second part, we will go through various topics on how MVVM Light Toolkit is used in our sample application.
This article describes the development of XAML Finance, a cross-platform application which works on the desktop, using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), on the web, using Silverlight and on Windows Phone 7 (WP7).