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Silverlight Ux Musings: New Control Skin Set [Corrina Barber]

One more set of control skins is up and ready for use. I had hoped to have two ready, but one set needed some additional tweaking work that I can't get to until I return to Seattle on 4/14.This new set is very rough and organic in appearance and maybe even a bit esoteric, but it can still work on various sites or it can be used in early ...

Silverlight Ux Musings: Silverlight 2 Control Skins [Corrina Barber]

Silverlight 2 beta one is now available with lots of great new functionality!! You can go to Silverlight.net to find important downloads, specific details about new functionality, and very cool sample applications. So, what I want to talk about today is the controls that Silverlight 2 now provides. There are a bunch of new controls ...

Silverlight Ux Musings: Providing Panning Functionality for a Canvas of Objects – Part 1 [Corrina Barber]

Recently, I was experimenting with Silverlight and decided to create a website that would allow me to browse some of my personal images, and the website was designed to look something like the image below.My intention for the site was that it would be able to display many images, certainly more than the 12 that you see grouped together and ...

Silverlight Ux Musings: Controlling Alignment of UI Elements [Corrina Barber]

This is my first post on the VB blog! I’m a designer on the team with a background in visual and interaction design, and I also have some .NET coding experience. I plan to start blogging on the VB blog on a regular basis, and my goal is to share some of my thoughts on and explorations with Silverlight.I’m sych'd about the ...

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