SilverBullet, Silverlight

SilverBullet #2 – System.Json

 I’d like to provide you with a SilverBullet™, a small snippet of Silverlight, a class or namespace hidden in the silverlight .NET framework, to help you out in times of need. It’s not to learn, but something to keep in your pocket. Just remember it’s there and you’re safe.     The System.Json namespace provides support for JavaScript Object Notation or JSON. By using the classes in this namespace you are able to use Json objects in your C# or VB code. These object are often used in JavaScript and to send to and be returned by services.   The…

SilverBullet, Silverlight

SilverBullet #1 – System.Environment

I’d like to provide you with a SilverBullet™, a small snippet of Silverlight, a class or namespace hidden in the silverlight .NET framework, to help you out in times of need. It’s not to learn, but something to keep in your pocket. Just remember it’s there and you’re safe.   This first SilverBullet™ I would like to give you is the Environment class. It’s in the System namespace and provides information about the environment your application is running in. Use it to get information about the system, like command-line arguments, version of the CLR and the time the system is…