silverlight

Silverlight Application Compile Failed in Visual Studio 2013 part 2

We had a post about “Silverlight application compile failed in Visual Studio 2013”, but this time after we did the steps which was introduced, we still got compile failed.

How about no more Silverlight 6?

I am considering what solution will be a good replacing solution if Microsoft really no more have new Silverlight edition like Silverlight 6, I tried using JavaScript way (or JavaScript library such as jQuery) and found for non-small data realtime data, JavaScript solution is worse than Silverlight solutions.

Silverlight 4 or 5 Application Supports Multiple Languages (Localize)

Silverlight can use resource to support multiple languages. We do not talk about the regular steps which how to use resource files.

Silverlight Application Compile Failed in Visual Studio 2013

We had an ASP.NET project using Silverlight and WCF which developed in Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio 2012, both versions worked without any problems.

Visual Studio 2013 does NOT support Silverlight 4-

Due to Microsoft document, Visual Studio 2013 only support Silverlight 5, it does not support all previous Silverlight versions including Silverlight 4.

Summary of Deploy WCF, Silverlight and ASP.NET

We posted 3 guides about Deploy a web application which includes WCF, SilverLight and ASP.NET , for simplified all steps, here provides a “quick guide”:

Silverlight and Socket Samples

We know Silverlight needs a limit range of Port number 4502 ~ 4534, and Port 943 for security policy.

Silverlight and Socket Links

1: HTTP Communication and Security with Silverlight (including Cross-Domain Communication)

A Case of Deploying a web application which includes WCF, Silverlight and ASP.NET part 3

I posted the previous 2 parts of our case deployment in 2012:

A Case of Deploying a web application which includes WCF, Silverlight and ASP.NET part 2

About our case’s deployment, I have posted the part 1 here. This article is the part 2.

A Case of Deploying a web application which includes WCF, Silverlight and ASP.NET part 1

We have a web application which was developed using ASP.NET 4.0 (Web Forms), Silverlight 4.0 and WCF 4.0.

Still no solution for the conflict of Chinese input and Silverlight Windowless mode

The conflict of Silverlight’s windowless mode and Chinese inputting has already there for over some years, but seems there is still no a solution to resolve it by today. This is a big headache for most of .NET web programmers.

Silverlight 5 Is Updating

What ever people think Silverlight is dead or not, Microsoft is still keeping update Silverlight 5.

WPF Animate An Object Along A Path

On MSDN there are several helpful article about how to animate an object along a path for WPF 4 (Unfortunately we tried some code, they do not work for Silverlight or part of them work):

Microsoft Today’s WP Apps Will Run On Future Windows Phone And Silverlight Continue To Exist

Microsoft’s Larry Lieberman recently in his blog wrote: "Today’s Windows Phone applications and games will run on the next major version of Windows Phone. "

What’s New in Silverlight 5

If you want to read more detail about what’s new in Silverlight 5, you can read Microsoft official site here. Here we will just post notes and related information:

Is Microsoft still making new version for WPF and Silverlight ?

IT world is changing fast. There are always new tech everyday. Especially after HTML5 came, looks like lots of existing tech have been affected what ever how they were great. such as Flash, Silverlight…

The HTTP request to http //xxx has exceeded the allotted timeout.

We have a WCF application with Silverlight 4.0 client application. The system worked well but just sometimes we got the following error:

Microsoft Mike Taulty's Blog And Silverlight

I found Mike Taulty’s blog today. I feel it is very helpful and there are great article to learn Microsoft stuff. From his blog, I think Mike Taulty is a Microsoft UK employee.

WPF Data Binding Using Code Behind and XAML

You can use either of code behind or XAML to implement data binding in WPF:

About WPF Multithreads

This is a learning notes. We are not going to tell more knowledge about WPF multiple threads, we just give some samples which we practiced.

Image Blur and Shadow in Silverlight

Silverlight Pixel shaders can manipulate pixels for different effects. There are different shaders: blur and drop shadow.

View Isolated Storage Info of Silverlight Application

Do you know how big size of a Silverlight Application’s isolated storage?

Modal Child Window in Silverlight

We often see the modal child window when we visit some websites. The modal child window will disable all other content on screen but just activate current child window.

New Data Binding Features in Silverlight 4

Here are 3 sample code to descript new data binding features in Silverlight 4:

List<T> vs ObservableCollection<T>

Most of time we bind a collection of data to a ListBox or DataGrid in Silverlight or WPF, the 1st class for data is List class. But the problem if using List class is that List does not have built-in change notifications for the collection.

Enable or Disable Button using CheckBox in Silverlight

How did you use a checkbox’s checked status to enable or disable a button? Normally, in real project, we do not enable or disable a single button but a group of buttons or controls, here we just use a single button to descript our case.

A Simple Silverlight Data Binding

Data binding in Silverlight is accomplished by using Binding class. There are 2 components in Binding class: the source and the target, and binding mode which indicates the binding way is one way or two way.

Auto Max Resize Silverlight Page In Web Browser

How to fill the entire browser window using Silverlight page ?

Silverlight Open Souce Live Geometry

Here is a nice open source Silverlight project: Live Geometry

MSDN Video: Deep Dive into Microsoft Silverlight Graphics

Come hear about the Silverlight 3 rendering pipeline, and learn how to enhance your application experience with the latest additions to the Silverlight graphics APIs.

WPF / Siverlight Routed Events Processing Order

Here is the order of WPF / Silverlight event processing :

Silverlight 4 DataGrid

1: Data Manipulation in Silverlight 4 Data Grid

Differences between WPF and Silverlight

Here are some links about differences between WPF and Silverlight:

Edit Bing map pushpin

Creating Silverlight Microsoft Bing Maps with Editable Pushpins in .NET

Only remove pushpins from a layer in Bing Map

above code from Dinesh's Blog

Why can not debug Silverlight ?

If you are building your Silverlight application, or combine a silverlight application with your ASP.NET web project, you might get a trouble: You found you could not debug Silverlight applications even you use Visual Studio 2010.

Silverlight Cross Domain Web Service Access Error

When you created WCF services, if you put your services on different severs in some case, just like me, for example: I created a WCF application which includes 2 web services, I deployed this WCF application onto 2 places, the one is on the server in my office, another one I put on my local laptop PC, the reason I put 2 copies of the WCF application to 2 different places is because I need to often modify one of the 2 web services, the another one I don't need to modify. I have also 2 other applications to consume those 2 web services, I set the service reference to my office one, set another service reference to my local pc one.

WCF RIA Services vs WCF Services

WCF RIA Services vs WCF Services ?

How to load server side code or run exe from Silverlight ?

First of all, we must know Silverlight is a client side technology, it is just like Javascripts which is run on client side too.

Creating and Consuming a WCF Service in Silverlight

1: Here is a good article about “Creating and Consuming a WCF Service in Silverlight”.

WCF Service vs WCF Data Service ?

In Visual Studio 2010, when you try to add a WCF Service, you will see the following 2 kinds of WCF services:

A sample custom title source of Silverlight Bing map

In Silverlight web page:

How to specify a Bing map area ?

1: Developing with the Silverlight Map Control

Bing Maps APIs Type

Microsoft provides multiple Bing Maps APIs:

Helpful Chinese articles about Silverlight Map SDK

Helpful Chinese articles about Silverlight Map SDK:

Extend Bing Maps Silverlight

1: How to extend Bing Maps Silverlight with an elevation profile graph - Part 1

Step by Step Creating a Weather Map using the Bing Silverlight Map SDK

Here is a very good and very detail tutorial about how to use Bing Silverlight Map SDK:

Silverlight Plug-in Versioning

The following table lists the MIME type and version number associated with each major version of the Silverlight plug-in. Each version is backward compatible with the previous versions. If you specify that your application requires Silverlight 1.0, then your application will run in Silverlight 3, but it will only be able to use the JavaScript API. For more information, see Application and Programming Models.

How to use Silverlight DeepZoom with Dynamic Image souce

Normally Silverlight deep zoom needs Deep Zoom Composer to generate the Image sources for MultiScaleImage control, which means you have to prepare the images by manual before your Web application runs. That is not what most of programmers and customers wanted.

Integrating Silverlight with a Web Page

Here are some links which are about “Integrating Silverlight with a Web Page”

Where is system.web.silverlight.dll in Silverlight 4 ?

There is a Silverlight project which created in Silverlight 2, but when it opened in Visual Studio 2010 which converts the Silverlight 2 project to Silverlight 4, the system.web.silverlight reference can not be located because there is no more system.web.silverlight in Silverlight 3 / 4, which meas you can not find system.web.silverlight.dll file.

Silverlight Client/WCF Upload/DeepZoom XAP package

Silverlight DeepZoom Service Demo Project - Silverlight Client/WCF Upload/DeepZoom XAP package

Bing Maps Silverlight Control

All detail Bing Maps Silverlight Control official information here:

All Bing Maps APIs

The Bing Maps APIs include:

Map API or Controls Licenses

Not all Map service is free, most of them need licenses, but they provide free using under some rules.

Map APIs for Silverlight and WPF

There are several Map API for Silverlight and WPF:

Dynamic SilverLight Deep Zoom

Some helpful articles which are about dynamic silverlight deep zoom:

Microsoft Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010

Microsoft Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010

Silverlight, WPF, AutoCAD, Zoom

1: Displaying AutoCAD drawings using xamWebMap

How to use Deep Zoom Composer

Deep Zoom Composer used for Creating a Deep Zoom Image

Deep Zoom

Deep Zoom is an implementation of the Seadragon Software technology for use in Microsoft Silverlight and Seadragon Ajax applications. It allows users to pan around and zoom in a large, high resolution image or a large collection of images. It reduces the time required for initial load by downloading only the region being viewed and/or only at the resolution it is displayed at. Subsequent regions are downloaded as the user pans to (or zooms into them); animations are used to hide any jerkiness in the transition.


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