If you have visited this blog before, you might have noticed a few posts on the Silverlight PivotViewer. The September issue of Visual Studio Magazine includes my first published article, which maybe fittingly is centered on PivotViewer. The article introduces the concept of semantic zoom with PivotViewer and how to […]
Continuing on with the Hacking PivotViewer series, in this post we will look at accessing and modifying the current pan position.  As I mentioned in the first post, Hacking PivotViewer : Zoom, there is always more than one way to attack some of these problems.  In doing the research for […]
If you have been following my blog, you know that there are quite a few posts here on PivotViewer.  If you haven’t seem them, you can find them all here: PivotViewer posts.  The Silverlight 5 PivotViewer provides a laundry list of new features and enhancements, but there is still several […]
Defining properties in the new PivotViewer is rather straight forward, but I was recently asked about defining a multi-valued property.  In the original PivotViewer, the CXML item would simply contain multiple entries for a given property and the PivotViewer would do the rest.  Fortunately, PivotViewer still handles most of the […]
For the past year, the Microsoft MVP Program has been holding Twitter chats.  The idea is that for a given date/time (usually a 1-2 hr window), you could be involved in a group conversation by following the #mvpchat hash tag.  During the first conversation, as I watched the feed blow […]
Well we are coming to the end of the PivotViewer Basics series.  To round it out, I thought I would continue on with the last post which discussed Basic Item Adorners.  In that post we looked at implementing the custom actions that you found in the first PivotViewer.  This post […]
After a break to review some of my favorite Silverlight 5 features in the 12 Days of Silverlight series, it’s time to get back to some PivotViewer action.  This is the 4th post in the PivotViewer Basics series focused on some of the basics of the Silverlight 5 PivotViewer.  In […]
This has been the longest series that I have done and I’ve really had a lot of fun doing it.  If you have missed any of them, you can catch the whole series here: 12 Days of Silverlight.  It’s really nice to see the level of interest in Silverlight 5.  […]
This is going to be a quick post on using the PivotViewer (both the v1 and the SL5 version).  Every once and a while you realize that you do something out of habit and forget to mention it to anyone, and that was the case here.
One of the features that prevented many projects from using the original PivotViewer was the static nature of the collection.  Once a collection was loaded it was not possible to modify any of the trading cards within that collection.  This limited the potential workflows that PivotViewer could be used to […]