Archive for December 5th, 2010


Silverlight AND WPF–Table of Contents

This post is a table of contents for posts I have regarding my project that attempts to provide both a Silverlight and a WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) application with similar if not identical functionality. I’m currently using Visual Studio 2010 with .NET 4.0 and Silverlight 4. I don’t know if you call it writing compatible […]

WPF and Silverlight – Same Namespace, Same .dll name, Different Projects

As I work with the two technologies I would like to minimize any code differences I have. Looking at Microsoft, other companies like Telerik (more on them in another post), and CodePlex projects like Caliburn.Micro it seems the evolving best practice is in the title of this post. References I searched some, and could not […]

Silverlight 5 Announcement

I was glad to see Scott Guthrie’s blog post Announcing Silverlight 5 posted last Thursday. If you have read my recent posts you know there are many points of Silverlight that have disappointed me. As someone that only has 64-bit computers, believes in TDD (Test Driven Development), and appreciates the MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) pattern, Silverlight seems […]

Overview of Silverlight and WPF Projects

Headline: I’m trying to develop a new version of the FamilyShow that will use MVVM and work in both Silverlight (what I care about) and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) (what it was originally written in). I’ll start having a lot more posts about the differences between the two. I wish I’d started writing the differences […]