1) Cross-platform app compatibility develop once, run on any windows 8+ device? 2) Unified UI design style same Metro style on any windows 8+ device? 3) Unified new runtime that supports any language / markup combo based on Chakra?
UX Lab: link
interesting use of Silverlight PivotViewer control: link
via Silverlight Toolkits now on NuGet.
One of the cool features in Expression Blend for making it easy to design your Windows Phone, Silverlight, and WPF applications is Sample Data. The way it works is very simple. You tell Blend to generate a schema for your sample data and, after a few mouse clicks, sample values are generated for you: Continue reading “#expressionblend – Creating Sample Data”
This blog post describes how to re-template the Silverlight ProgressBar control to render a circular progress indicator. This approach uses an attached view model to circumnavigate some of the limitations of the ProgressBar design. via A Circular ProgressBar Style using an Attached ViewModel | Colin Eberhardt’s Adventures in WPF.