1 Jun
2012

Building IG Outlook Part 4 – Creating Custom Region Adapters

This is the fourth video in a series that will take you step-by-step on building a Prism application that mimics Microsoft Outlook.  In this video we create custom region adapters for the Infragistics XamRibbon and XamOutlookBar controls that are defined as regions in our application’s shell. The code you really care about are the two […]

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31 May
2012

Building IG Outlook Part 3 – Creating the Mail Module

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This is the third video in a series that will take you step-by-step on building a Prism application that mimics Microsoft Outlook.  In this video we will create the first module in the application called the Mail module.  We concentrate on just stubbing out the module project, creating a module catalog, adding the Mail module […]

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30 May
2012

Building IG Outlook Part 2 – Creating the Shell

This is the second video in a series that will take you step-by-step on building a Prism application that mimics Microsoft Outlook.  In this video, I walk you through creating a shell for both the WPF and Silverlight platforms.  This is a relatively short video, because shells are just so stinking easy.  The only concept […]

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25 Apr
2012

Building IG Outlook Part 1–Setting up the Prism Application

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This is the first video in a series that will take you step-by-step on building a Prism application that mimics Microsoft Outlook.  This video covers how to setup a multi-platform Prism application that targets WPF and Silverlight.  I show you how to setup your directory structure, as well as the solution/project structure inside Visual Studio.  […]

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23 Apr
2012

Building IG Outlook– Introduction to a Prism App

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Often when learning a technology you start by searching the web.  You look for videos, blogs, articles, samples, and examples.  What you start to realize is that everything you find is very simple “demo” code.  That’s code that shows how to implement a simple feature in a non-realistic demo.  Then you start looking for “production” […]

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18 Apr
2012

Create a Custom Prism RegionAdapter

Don’t want to read the article?  Watch the video tutorial on Xaml TV. Prism provides 4 region adapters out of the box for you: ContentControlRegionAdapter SelectorRegionAdaptor ItemsControlRegionAdapter TabControlRegionAdapter (Silverlight only) Well, what happens when you want to use a different control as a region host?  Simple.  You need to write a custom region adapter for […]

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11 Apr
2012

Validate a Property Against a Parent Collection

I was monitoring my Twitter feed, like I always do, and saw a tweet come through asking about how to validate an object?s property against it?s parent ObservableCollection in the Infragistics XamDataGrid.  What this person was trying to accomplish was to validate a duplicate item in his data source.  They have a POCO object the […]

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27 Mar
2012

Introducing Xaml TV

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I would like announce the creation of a new developer webcast that focuses on Xaml application development called Xaml TV.  The purpose of Xaml TV is to provide quality Xaml content through interviews with individuals, community leaders, and technology experts in the fields of WPF, Silverlight, Windows Phone, and WinRT/Metro.  If it is Xaml we […]

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