Silveright 4 RelativeSource Binding with FindAncestor

The bad news. The folks at Microsoft still haven’t developed the FindAncestor relative source binding into SL4. The good news, I find a guy that was resourceful enough to write his own. Please check out this great article. The source code is at the bottom of the article. You just need to extract the classes […]

Did the terrorists win? Flying now has a steep personal rights cost.

“Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin   It seems the terrorists have secured a big win. A handful of terrorists have caused millions of Americans that used to enjoy travelling to suffer. I find it amazing. If you think about the […]

The Pirate Bay is down….Again???

It looks like The Pirate Bay, http://www.thepiratebay.org/, is down again. It seems their servers are being dodgy or possibly under attack. Also possible ISP’s have decided to screw with people. Who knows.. Anyway, figured I would chronicle it as I thought it interesting. NOTE: I don’t endorse doing anything illegal. There are plenty of legal […]

Silverlight Auto Select for TextBox – Attached Behavior

I was looking for a way to make a textbox highlight itself when clicked. Makes for easier user input when you defaulted values and saves them from having to delete them and then enter their own text. I know, rare for developers to care what the user’s experience is like. ha. Anyway, I was just […]