Creating Silverlight Custom Panel

I like Silverlight and WPF about the power of layout system. Sometimes, you want to control where items appear on the screen, and maybe control their size as well. In order to do this, you have to create your own version of a panel in which you do all the work when it comes to positioning and sizing the items. Continue reading


Disable XAML Designer in Visual Studio 2010

XAML designer is always opened by default in Visual Studio. I don’t like this behavior. Especially because I usually use just Xaml mode without Design mode.

So please don’t waste your time on closing this window each time and switch off it eventually. You can do it by selection following option:

Tools -> Options -> Text Editor -> XAML -> Miscellaneus

And select “Always open documents in full XAML view” under.