Category Archives: Silverlight 5 Beta

How to Debug XAML Data Bindings in Silverlight 5 Beta ?

By | April 24, 2011

Recently launched Silverlight 5 beta having nice features of XAML binding debugging. To Start with this, as a  prerequisites makes sure  you have  latest version Silverlight Toolkit SDK with  Visual Studio 2010 SP1 installed. Once you are done with the setup, first create a simple Silverlight 5 Application with which has some XAL Data Binding. Now you can… Read More »

AncestorType in RelativeSource – Silverlight 5

By | April 19, 2011

WPF has a facility to search the AncestorType for a control from a child control such that it will find the next parent control that matches the Ancestor Type defined. Silverlight implements this feature to enable you to search your ancestor from child control from your visual tree and bind the child property with it. Lets take a… Read More »

ComboBox AutoSelection while Typing in Silverlight 5

By | April 15, 2011

Silverlight 5 introduces a new feature for its existing ComboBox to auto – discover items from the list while the user types text. It has a new property called DisplayMemberPath where Text should be placed which needs to be searched. If you have ever worked with ASP.NET, it would be very easy to grab. The DisplayMemberPath will automatically… Read More »

Binding in Style Setters – SilverLight 5 Beta

By | April 14, 2011

Silverlight 5  introduces Binding in style Setters. Hence you can use Binding, StaticResource or any markup extension inside the style Setters. Let you have a class that defines your resource based on some custom logic : Now from your style setters you can easily point to the class to get the value of the Thickness. In the code,… Read More »

Implicit DataTemplates for Control in Silverlight 5 Beta

By | April 14, 2011

As this is a new features if Silverlight 5 beta, you need  below prerequisite To try the features You first need to download Visual Studio 2010 (SP 1) if you didn’t have done that already.  After you install Visual studio update you need Silverlight tools for Visual Studio Optionally you can also try Silverlight help tools to get… Read More »