10 things Beginning Silverlight and WPF Developers Need to Know

27. August 2010 4:17 PM
Today come across 10 must know knowledge for WPF and Silverlight programmer, and they are [More]

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Launch a browser from Silverlight application

2. June 2010 12:43 PM
It is a question in my mind about how to make my Silverlight application to launch a new instance of browser just like the some hyperlink in normal html/aspx page. After a quick search from the MSDN library and found the answer. Infact, it is very simple, as simple as 1 line of code :) [More]

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26. May 2010 5:29 PM
Just would like to share a XAML tool that I found it when I googling just now [More]

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Load image from resources dll in WPF/Silverlight

26. May 2010 11:34 AM

As you migrate your business solution application from previous .NET Winform/ASP.NET to microsoft WPF/Silverlight and you wish to reused the existing satellite resource dll which you have created in the pass.

Due to the image object is different between the .NET WinForm/ASP.NET (Bitmap) and WPF/Silverlight (BitmapImage). Which mean, we are not able to call GetObject() in ResourceManager and assign the image into the [More]

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Reading LINQ return collection with specific array index

18. May 2010 12:28 PM
A friend just asking me about how to access the LINQ return result collection with a specific array index. Most likely first thought is walk through the collection by foreach. But this might be resource hungry, especially the return collection is huge. So, there is a quick function in the [More]

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Failed to upload file in IE8

13. May 2010 11:42 AM
Yesterday morning, my colleague telling me about there is a problem in uploading files to repository. Then I futher request the error mwssage and notice it is complaining about an invalid file path by the System.IO.File object. After counter check the repository source code and found nothing can go wrong... therefore, decide asking Mr. Google, and so lucky manage to find an article in webtopics blog which explaining the root of the problem... that is IE8 changed some default settings due to security issue... [More]


Password Protected Extension

26. August 2009 4:04 PM

Back to few days ago, a friend of mine who also using .NET BlogEngine was asking me about how to modify the code to make it support password protected post/page.

After I look into details about how am I going to kick start... and I found the best implementation is writing an 'Extension'. That how the 'PasswordProtected' extension was borned! See the sample post here! [More]

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Password Protected Demo Post

26. August 2009 1:44 PM

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Implement Your Own Ip2Location Information Services

20. August 2009 5:34 PM
Nowaday every blogger also have free visitors map on thier side bar that power by the following providers,

Last week, I decided to implement my own IP to location information services for my blog, and I keep sourcing the free Geo IP information database. At first, I found the ipligence community free edition. Which only offers,

  •    Region Code/Name.

  •    Country Code/Name.

Later, I found a better free database from IPInfoDB, which offer a much more comprehensive IP Geo information. As it cover the following informations, [More]

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Multiple Group Link List Widget

5. August 2009 1:04 PM
Recently a BE.NET user was requesting a link list widget that supported multiple group which is not available in the current 'Link List' widget. Therefore, I have spent some time to create a new widget by using the ASP.NET treeview control to have a better UI grouping presentation. [More]