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Animated Metro style control in WPF

Animated Metro style control in WPF

Here is a little set of control that allow you to create (quickly) a Metro like menu. Example : [jwplayer config= »GrundgeAdapt » file= »http://www.alphablog.org/TiercePartie/Video/GridControl.mp4″] Bring me now to download ! Way it works : The project is done by two distinct items. First one is a behavior that you put on a grid, the SliderGridBehavior. It will transform the given grid to a « moving » grid. When you click on one of it’s cell, you will expand it (with an animation). You can…

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Single web service for multiple devices (IPhone, Windows Phone, Silverlight, Windows 8)

Single web service for multiple devices (IPhone, Windows Phone, Silverlight, Windows 8)

At Devoteam Luxembourg, our goal was to develop a cross platform application. We have developed a set of application based on a single « web services server ». An IPhone, IPad, Android version with Sencha Touch A Windows Phone 7 native version A Silverlight version A Windows 8 based on winRT version This article will only talk about consuming web services on this 4 versions.  We add some constraints like activating HTTPS for enhancing security, taking care of enhancing speed for mobile…

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Blend 5 and Visual Studio 11 feedback, the Windows 8 development future

Blend 5 and Visual Studio 11 feedback, the Windows 8 development future

Here is a little feedback on Visual Studio 11 & Blend 5… 1 – Visual Studio 11 Visual Studio 11 is provided in the Windows 8 Developer Version. It is provided with some « Metro Application Style » templates. One first thing we can notice is that VS11 is very similar to VS10… Microsoft added usefull features detailed below. I am quite disapointed about Microsoft political point of view about Xaml Language and Html5/JavaScript… Fast file preview You may know that Visual…

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