Author Archives: Shawn Mclean

Imagine Cup 09 results

We did not make it to the top 12. The results sourced from the imagine cup blog is: Software Design •First place: Romania — SYTECH •Second place: Russia — Vital Lab •Third place: Brazil — Virtual Dreams Embedded Development •First … Continue reading

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Preparation for Imagine Cup 09 Finals

Today is sunday, the finals is Saturday and I’m still coding. No presentation script has been written for the demo as yet. We have our storyboard and outline for the demo. I need to upload our Azure project to the … Continue reading

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Silverlight/WPF – Binding object properties to multiple elements

Technical Level: Beginner Problem: Binding an object to multiple elements/controls on a xaml page. Solution: Very simple, just put all your controls in a container and bind the object to it using the DataContext property.

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Generating Silverlight WCF Proxy Class Manually

Technical Level: Intermediate Problem: For some developers, when using visual studio’s built in service reference proxy generator tool gives an error when generating the client code. This is when I try to add a service reference in the solution explorer … Continue reading

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Test Windows Mobile Device Against Localhost Webservice

Technical Level: Intermediate Problem: To test the emulation of Windows Mobile against a web service hosted in localhost has been a problem for many developers. I have yet to find an official method of using the device emulator in visual … Continue reading

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