May 2011 Entries

Speaking about Surface at Community Day 2011 in Belgium

June the 23rd the Belgium user groups have another free event. It’s called the Community Day and this year they will celebrate their 5th anniversary! To celebrate this they invited some collegue-usergroups from across the border to speak there as well. Timmy Kokke from Sixin (http://www.sixin.nl) and myself will be there to talk about a number of items. I will be doing a talk on MVC 3 (not so interesting for regular readers of this blog) and a talk on Surface Development (which fits this blog more ......

Z-Index in Silverlight / WPF

I was working on some animations the other day. To make a long story short, I had a Listbox in a Grid that needed to flip. Think of a page-flip like animation. Of course, on the other side of the page there is another page. Otherwise, why bother turning it? The basic techniques for this is quite simple. I defined two listboxes, one was turned around by using the PlaneProjection and set the Y-Rotation to 180.0. In the grid that housed the listboxes I put both listboxes on top of each other, the first ......