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    Moving from Silverlight 4 Beta to RC - Part 1

    March 24, 2010 Share
    The other day I had finished up my Task-It Webinar, written a few blog posts, and knew the time had come to move from my Silverlight 4 Beta environment up to the latest RC (release candidate) bits that were released last Monday. What disappointed me when I went to the Silverlight 4 Information Page is that it told me what to install, but not what to uninstall first. Uninstalling I'm not entirely sure if I had to uninstall anything, or if installing the new stuff would just work, but in poking around the web I found posts stating that you must uninstall...
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    Task-It Webinar - Source Code

    March 22, 2010 Share
    Download Source Code Task-It Series This post is part of a series of blog posts and videos about the Task-It (task management) application that I have been building with Silverlight 4 and Telerik's RadControls for Silverlight 4. For a full index of these resources, please go here. One of the posts listed in the index provides a full source download for the application. The webinar Last week I presented a webinar called "Building a real-world application with RadControls for Silverlight 4". For those that didn't get to see the webinar, you can view it here: Building a read-world application with RadControls for Silverlight 4 Since the webinar I've received several requests...
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    Task-It Webinar - Building a real-world application with RadControls for Silverlight 4

    March 19, 2010 Share
    Yesterday I held a live webinar on Building a real-world application with RadControls for Silverlight 4. Thank you to all of those that attended, but if you did not have a chance to catch it, you can watch a recorded version here: Building a real-world application with RadControls for Silverlight 4 I wasn't able to get too deep into the inner workings of the app because of time limitations, but over the upcoming weeks I will dig deeper in my blog posts, and potentially some videos. FYI, I just put up a new blog post where I provide a link to download the source...
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    Telerik announces native controls for Silverlight 4 Release Candidate.

    Right after the official release of Silverlight 4 Release Candidate (at MIX) Telerik has prepared for you a native build of RadControls for Silverlight that are built on the latest platform’s release. The download can be found under the users’ accounts or as part of the Latest Internal Build. The download files are clearly marked with RadControls for Silverlight 4 RC. We will keep on updating the files with each Latest Internal Build. The RadControls for Silverlight 4 RC is still a preview version of RadControls for Silverlight 4 that will become official as soon as Microsoft announces the RTW version of Silverlight...
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    MEF to the rescue in Task-it

    March 17, 2010 Share
    Task-It Series This post is part of a series of blog posts and videos about the Task-It (task management) application that I have been building with Silverlight 4 and Telerik's RadControls for Silverlight 4. For a full index of these resources, please go here. One of the posts listed in the index provides a full source download for the application. Intro to MEF One of the frameworks that I chose to leverage in the development of my Silverlight 4 Task-It application is MEF, the Managed Extensibility Framework. Actually, that decision came while I was at a Silverlight ‘Deep Dive’ session on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, WA, and...