Matthias Shapiro

microsoft windows phone evangelist, infovis enthusiast

Tag Archives: Tutorial

Azure Microsoft Translation in Windows Phone (The Easy Way)

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There are few things more awesome than the Microsoft Translate service available on the Azure Marketplace. Unfortunately,

Windows Phone 7 Push Notifications For Beginners (Now With Testing!)

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I know there are about a thousand blog posts on implementing push notifications in a Windows Phone 7 application. But having

Silverlight 4 Binding and StringFormat in XAML

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I discovered this amazing feature almost by accident and it has made this one part of my design so much easier that I had to

PHP, MySQL and Silverlight: The Complete Tutorial (Part 1)

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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

Bookmarks for May 6th

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These are my links for May 6th: AutoScroller For Silverlight 2 ScrollViewer - Working on my own scrolling issues... there

Bookmarks for March 6th

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These are my links for March 6th: How to create your own commands and bind them in WPF - Edward Tanguay's piece on

Bookmarks for February 20th

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These are my links for February 20th: XAML Guidelines for Creating a Composite UI - Andrej Tozon's blog | Design a

Bookmarks for February 10th

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These are my links for February 10th: Shawn Wildermuth - Drag and Drop in Silverlight 2 - Seems like obvious drag-and-drop

Styling the ScrollViewer

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I recently got a comment asking if I could do something on creating a Blend-type ScollViewer styling. The only problem is

How Do I Wrap Text in a ListView Header?

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OK, it's really late and I want to get this done, so we're going to go through the easy way, which will require some XAML,