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UK and Ireland Slides and Links

I promised to post the slides I used during my SLHVP and Robust (MVVM/TDD) Silverlight Applications presentations. As noted at the time, they don’t stand on their own terribly well, and beyond that, they make extensive use of images that … Continue reading

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New Video Series – Getting Started With Silverlight

I’ve begun a new series of videos on Silverlight that begins with installation and creating a simple grid with two controls, and that will, over time, cover an entire course of Silverlight applications programming. Each video stands on its own, … Continue reading

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Answering A C# Question

I often receive questions about topics covered in one or another of my books, and I respond, most often, privately. Every once in a while, however, a question comes along that may be of more general interest. This question, though … Continue reading

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Behind the Curtain

Our team (officially Community Program Managers, with the secret identity of STO Ninjas) has quietly expanded over the past few months, including the additions of two amazing and terrific new voices: Pete Brown and Jon Galloway. Their names are linked … Continue reading

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Test Driven Silverlight Body Snatchers

This posting is part of the Silverlight HyperVideo Platform documentation and a Silverlight Mini-tutorial. The information in this posting, however, should be of interest to anyone writing meaningful Line of Business applications with Silverlight. The premise of the classic 1956 … Continue reading

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Configuration & Decoupled Modules

Two architectural demands for the Silverlight HVP, which are common to many larger applications, came together this week and crystallized into a design that looks to solve a couple other, unanticipated requirements.   Specifically, we knew that (1) we wanted to … Continue reading

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Rapidly Evolving Design

The problem with using a blog to track a rapidly evolving design, is that blogs don’t make for very fluid documents; the unwritten rule is that once posted, you ought not go back and substantially alter a post. Matching Blog … Continue reading

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Worth A Thousand Words

In responding to a discussion on the HVP, I generated this image, which I think goes some way towards clarifying the recent posts. (Click on image for full size) The discussion is here As an aside, the best Greeking engine … Continue reading

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4 Calendars & Plans for 2010 / 5770

I live, more or less consciously. in the rhythm of four calendars; three of which are very closely aligned: The Gregorian Calendar (Today is 12/20/2009) The Jewish Calendar (Today is 3rd of Tevet, 5770 ) The Microsoft Fiscal Year (Today … Continue reading

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