If you have been following updates on Silverlight (SL) 2, you would already be aware of SL 2 Toolkit on codeplex. Scott in his blog has shared some amazing numbers on usage of SL and also given some indicators to where SL is headed in its next version.
I had been away from SL for some time due to other focus areas. However I decided to try my hands on the support for themes, a feature added with SL Toolkit.
This intro by Jesse Liberty amazed me. The theme seemed so trivial to use. The basic idea on these being available as controls that I could drop on my form and embed other controls inside of it was amazing. I decided to give this a try and started with my sample application. While building this, I observed a few things, which I wanted to capture and share
- To work with themes, I started by adding necessary references
I am surprised why debug execution gives an error while run doesn't (point 5). If anyone has found out a reason, please share.