Archive for March, 2010

Custom Layout in WPF

Posted: March 14, 2010 in .NET, WPF
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The layout system in WPF is responsible for measuring and arranging the user interface elements within the panel and displaying them on screen.This is a two phase process.In the measure phase the panel will measure what is the amount of space required by each of it’s children, in order to find out the total space required.In the next arrange phase it will find out how much space it actually has and accordingly render the elements as per predefined logic.


The RIA Services provides a mechanism of exposing data and business logic for consumption by the Rich Internet Applications like Silverlight.These are basically WCF services with some additional plumbing which makes it very easy to develop and consume service from Silverlight applications.Since these are basically WCF services they can be  consumed from other types of applications like ASP.NET/WinForms/WPF as well.