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SilverlightShow Newsletter - Issue #4 (2010 August)

We are happy to announce that SilverlightShow newsletter starts coming out monthly. The newsletters will keep you updated with the free webinars organized by SilverlightShow, will introduce to you the best from our growing community of authors, will keep you informed on upcoming events and recent articles.

As always, your feedback is important to make this newsletter even more informative and useful. We would be glad to hear from you with any ideas on webinar and newsletter topics you want to see, or improvements you may recommend.

Thanks for helping us get better. Enjoy our newsletter!

Sign up for SilverlightShow free webinar:
Silverlight's Power Features - Data Binding in Action
August 19th, 10 am - 11 am PDT (check your local time).

Gill Cleeren - Microsoft Regional Director and MVP for ASP.NET - will make a complete overview of the data binding features Silverlight 4 has to offer. He will explain how data binding is the enabler for applying the MVVM (ViewModel) pattern and commanding as well. Finally, Gill will review Blend's support for data binding, including the use of design-time data.

Learn More or Register for This Webinar >>

Braulio Diez, an author of several articles for SilverlightShow, who is also CompletIT and SilverlightShow representative for Spain, has recently published his first part from a series of articles on Sketchflow.

We talk to Braulio on his series, the webinar he plans to deliver in September covering the most challenging topics from the series, and more..

Meet Braulio >>

Levente Mihaly, whose Ecolight Silverlight application grabbed the second place award in SilverlightShow Eco Contest, recently authored an article on Using Blend 4's new built-in TransitionEffects in Navigation and MVVM applications.

Levente explains how to use Blend 4’s built-in TransitionEffects in two scenarios: when navigating between pages in Navigation Framework and when switching between Views in an MVVM (Light Toolkit) scenario.

Read the Article >>

Since recently, SilverlightShow has a brand new Showcase section, with a more intuitive interface, allowing easy browsing and monthly sorting for all showcases featured on the website.

What did it take to redesign this section? What problems and issues had to be resolved, or have yet to be dealt with? We find this out in a case study submitted by one of CompletIT Senior Silverlight developers.

Read the Case Study >>