Category Archives: silverlight

Writing a profiler for Silverlight applications – Part 1

In this article I want to discuss the steps needed to instrument a Silverlight assembly such as that it can be profiled. To achieve this task I use Mono Cecil, a library from the Mono platform which is an open … Continue reading 

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Fluent Silverlight – Part 3 – Binding Events to Commands

Introduction In the last two posts I introduced Fluent Silverlight which is a new framework designed to offer a strongly typed alternative to the XAML based definition of Silverlight views and its “magic string” based data binding of properties of … Continue reading 

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Silverlight Beta 2 Released and what that means for the Testing Framework.

ok..  So Silverlight Beta 2 was released on and it has some great new features. But what is the story about testing…? 1 Jeff Willcox blogged about a small change you will need to make in order to use the … Continue reading 

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Silverlight Testing – Part 2 – Making the test easier understand.

Now that we have a working test that can make the proper assertions, the next step is to make the test easier to understand.  First, here is the existing test. The test is loaded with infrastructure code that helps execute … Continue reading 

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Silverlight Testing – Part 1 – Testing the untested.

The Silverlight testing framework was recently released and shows some great potential for being a first class application platform. For more information about the test framework see this post fromJeff Wilcox. To start off I choose to use a code … Continue reading 

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Silverlight Testing framework bug – FrameworkElements are not visible on the TestSurface

Technorati Tags: Silverlight,Unit Testing,Test Framework Working with the Silverlight testing framework the last three weeks has been interesting.  I ran into a crazy intermittent bug which drove me made for about 2 hours.  The usercontrol that I was adding to … Continue reading 

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