Matthias Shapiro

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PHP, MySQL, and Silverlight: The Complete Tutorial (Part 3)

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This is meant to be the one-stop-shop blog post for creating a very simple web service in PHP that pulls from a MySQL

New Silverlight Posts at Veracity Blogs

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I've started a series of posts on Silverlight and other topics over at the Veracity Solutions Blog. Veracity Solutions is

How To Create An Animated ScrollViewer (or ListBox) in WPF

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UPDATED 05/22/09 In the comments, someone mentioned that the project wasn't working properly for keyed scrolling. I've

INotifyPropertyChanged Snippets (And Why You Should Use These Instead of DependencyProperties)

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First things first, here are my INotifyPropertyChanged snippets. INotifyPropertyChanged snippet

Using the “Tag” Field And Triggers To Avoid Writing a Value Converter in WPF

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I was working on a project recently and I wanted one of my layout controls to have a different margin based on a certain

Using Silverlight to Display JSON Data (Collected From The New York Times API)

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In this post, you’ll either need to walk through this tutorial on how to call and prepare JSON data gathered from the New

Adventures with JSON and Silverlight (and the New York Times)

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Summary: In this post, I walk through the basics of using Silverlight to query the New York Times Article API and display

Mask Animations (Clipping Path Animations) In Silverlight Without a Line of Code

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Last night I submitted my MIX 10K Challenge piece, so I’m just killing time while I wait for it to get accepted. Please

Swapping Content In the Code Behind in Silverlight

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I fought with this for a while today, so I thought I would toss it up as a solution. I was trying to create a transition

Create a Zooming Button Style In Silverlight Without Code

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Download code for this sample (updated for RCW) I was reading Mike Snow's blog and he had a recent Silverlight tutorial on