Moving the current item in a ListBox

I’ve been using ListBoxes with IsSynchronizedWithCurrentItem property set to True to do a lot of master/detail views recently.  When using MVVM with Command Pattern it’s wasn’t immediately obvious to me how to manipulate which item was selected when I added/removed etc from the list. If I’ve just created a client record and added it to…

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Setting focus in WPF

  Setting focus to a particular element on a screen seems like a simple and common task.  It gives the user that nice fuzzy feeling when they can just start typing in the first field of a screen without having to click into it with their mouse.  In WPF it doesn’t seem that easy to…

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Speaking at Remix 2009

We’re fortunate enough to be presenting at this year’s Remix in Sydney 11th June.  We’re making an appearance in the Designer Track this year and will be showing off the new Messenger Toolkit bits.  The abstract for our talk is: <3 the New Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit for Social Websites See how to add…

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Future Direction for DeepEarth

DeepEarth will become an innovation centre for controls, libraries and services for use on any Silverlight mapping platform. Some Background DeepEarth began as a project for likeminded developers to explore what the power of Silverlight, DeepZoom and Maps could do. Huge contributions from developers like Shaun, Rick and David created an innovative open source map…

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Virtual Earth Wrap Up April 2009

Welcome to the monthly VE Wrap Up, did you catch what happened in March? Well April doesn’t disappoint either: Updated 3D control The 3D control was updated in April to bring higher performance and some added features. You can use the 3D control as a mode from the AJAX web control and from maps.live.com as…

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