In this section you will find examples of how to use the Liquid Silverlight Controls in your own application. There are also general examples of how to achieve other things in Silverlight such as right click context menus, web camera and much more.
In this article the standard Silverlight ListBox will be customized to be functionally similar to a ListBox you would find on a Mac.
Silverlight 3 3D Effect With the release of Silverlight 3 which includes support for 3D rendering, here we show an example.
Desktop Drag and Drop
Desktop Drag and Drop Files With Silverlight 4 is the new Drop event which is present on all elements derived from UIElement.
Drag and Drop
Here we show how to drag and drop a RichTextBox, though the code could be adapted to drag any element around.
Pixel Shader Effects
Silverlight 3 Pixel Shader Effects Silverlight 3 has given us some cool effects such as drop shadows and motion blur.
WebBrowser - Rendering HTML
WebBrowser - Rendering HTML in Silverlight In previous versions of Silverlight if you needed to display some HTML in your application.
Applying transforms to elements in XAML is fairly straight forward, for example the following will rotate some text...
Silverlight 3 Writable Bitmaps A very useful feature of Silverlight 3 is its ability to render any UI element to a Bitmap.
Web Camera - Capturing still Images The new CaptureSource object allows you to capture audio and video from your computers webcam.
Here we show you the basics of creating a Silverlight magnifying glass, where you will be able to position the cursor over an image and click to zoom in on the image.
Local File Access
Local File Access - Building a Local File System TreeView When a Silverlight application is running with elevated permissions.
Rendering HTML in Silverlight 2
Converting Rich Text to and from HTML would be very useful for applications such as Forums, web CMS's etc.
Communicating with Excel When a Silverlight 4 application is running with Elevated Permissions you can access COM objects.
Rendering Order using Z-Index
Here we explain how Silverlight determines rendering order of elements.
Communicating with MS Word When a Silverlight 4 application is running with Elevated Permissions you can access COM objects.
Validation in Silverlight
If ever you have done validation of form controls in ASP.NET or Desktop applications then validating controls in Silverlight will be easy to get to grips with.
The RichTextArea Control This new Silverlight 4 only control allows you to input RichText into your Silverlight application.
XML and Silverlight
XML is important in the world of Silverlight especially where Web Services are involved. Here we show the basics of using the XML Reader object.
Desktop Notification Window This useful tutorial demonstrates how to use the NotificationWindow in order to show useful information.
Right Mouse Button
Context Menu with the Right Mouse Button Events Introduced in Silverlight 4 are several new events, two of these MouseRightButtonDown.
Drive fast before the crazy mutant zombies get you!
Guide the car to its parking space in this fun Car Parking game.
Aim for the Trash Can and get the various items of Trash in the bin.
Fly your plane in this colorful vertical scrolling shoot-em-up. Blast the bad guys and collect any bonus's they leave behind.
Pop as many bubbles as possible in this fun and colorful bubble popping game. The levels start off easy enough but gradually get harder!
Here we have a bunch of monsters that need to be matched up. Look out for the bomb and spinning monsters that will cause special damage!
Guide your friendly Bird through the maze of pipes and other obstacles collecting the Stars in this cool arcade game inspired by the legendary Flappy Bird.
You are stranded on an Alien planet. Your goal is to build a space rocket and escape. Start by building units to create power and mine the metal patches. Build defenses to defend your base from the advancing Aliens and Zombies!
Play Pool against the computer or battle against your friends in the online mode!
Slice the fruit that is thrown up onto the screen. Slice the fruit into multiple pieces for maximum points!