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ken spencer October 2010 Entries
Google OS - Hah
Check this out: http://www.foxnews.com/scit... What the heck are the google nuts thinking? Trust all my files and apps to them? nope. What about when the connection to the net dies or slows down? What about working on a plane (not all or not even all seats have wifi)? What about working in a car? What about using a pc at the beach with no wifi? What about slow connections? What happens when their servers crash? er, I would continue on ......

Posted On Thursday, October 28, 2010 7:11 PM

WP7: Starting out
Hot dog, Windows Phone 7 is finally getting out! The launch is supposed to be around 11/1/2010 but looks like it kicks off on 10/11/2010: http://www.thestreet.com/st... I am excited to see at least two vendors jump in and get WP7 out the door. Now if only MS can get CDMA built in so Verizon and sprint can jump in for the US market ......

Posted On Monday, October 4, 2010 1:21 PM

Silverlight: Getting information on a grids row

I was working on a Silverlight 4 app this week and i reliazed i needed to grab the height of a row in a standard Sl grid.

You can put a x:Name on the row definition like so in order to work with it in the code behind:

<RowDefinition Height="0.92*" x:Name="MainContentRow" />

Now you can use it like this:

dh = MainContentRow.ActualHeight;

This makes it easy to grab a row and then gets its height for instance.

Posted On Monday, October 4, 2010 8:55 AM

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