Boulder Silverlight Users Group

A place for Silverlight developers and designers to get together and talk code, UX, and design. We'll not only cover Silverlight, but also explore Expression Blend, Sketchflow, Surface, XNA, Windows Phone 7, and .NET.

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Past events

  • ASP.NET MVC 3 Architecture with Kathleen Dollard Microsoft MVP

    Wed, 21 Sep 2011, 00:00 - 02:00 in Boulder, United States

    MVC 3 is the newest web architecture from Microsoft. It moves beyond the limitations of WebForms, embraces open source and JQuery, and is built with a core ethic of extensibility. Because it’s a new technology, the talk will start with an introduction to MVC and its potential benefits for your projects. One of the strengths of MVC is extensibility and you’ll see how to use the built-in features to decouple controllers and models.

  • Effective use of Blend 4 with William Wegerson, Microsoft MVP

    Fri, 22 Apr 2011, 00:30 - 02:30 in Boulder, United States

    For one to do development in Silverlight 4 one needs all the tools at one’s disposal. One of those tools is Microsoft Blend. William Wegerson discusses how to use Blend by giving an overview of the GUI and its shortcuts. How to create Timelines for animation and how to make use of behaviors, bindings and creation of bindable data on the fly for design time development.

  • Writing Silverlight Applications for Windows Phone with Tim Binkley-Jones

    Fri, 18 Mar 2011, 00:30 - 02:30 in Boulder, United States

    In this meeting, you will learn how to write Silverlight applications for the Windows Phone. We will work with features only available in the Windows Phone SDK to work with a phone's built in applications, such as the phone dialer, email, text messaging and camera. We will learn how to extend the Pictures and Music + Videos Hubs. We will wrap up with an introduction the Panorama and Pivot controls - two new Silverlight controls exclusive to the Windows Phone.

  • Silverlight Testing - Fernando Cardenas

    Fri, 18 Feb 2011, 01:30 - 03:30 in Boulder, United States

    In this meetup, you will get a crash-source in testing Silverlight algorithm code, web service code, and Silverlight UI code in Visual Studio.  By the end of this talk, you should be able to go back to your Silverlight projects and figure out what you want to test, what tools you should use, and some techniques to help you get started.Fernando has been helping clients solve business problems with technology for over 12 years as a software consultant.

  • May Silverlight Meetup - A Look at MVVM

    Fri, 21 May 2010, 00:30 - 02:30 in Boulder, United States

    Joseph Klida will present "A Look at MVVM: MVVM Architecture and Best Practices".Learn the basics of the Silverlight design pattern MVVM. Separating the view from the model allows for greater testability, a cleaner and easier to maintain application, and the ability for designers to work independently of the developers. Learn about commanding, messaging, and viewmodels and discuss how to decide if it's the right design pattern for your application.

  • The Boulder Silverlight April Meetup

    Thu, 22 Apr 2010, 00:30 - 02:30 in Boulder, United States

    This is our first meeting! Come out and meet other Silverlight developers and designers. Bring your laptops so you can show off the cool stuff you're working on.

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