U2U Blog Center

For developers and other creative minds

Welcome at the U2U Blog Center

U2U has built up the last 18 years a huge amount of expertise in the Microsoft .NET Framework. Expertise they have always shared in the community. Below you can find a list of the blogs maintained by U2U trainers.

Cloning Entities in Silverlight

Here's a nice little extension method that returns a deep copy of a relatively simple object - like an Entity or a Data Transfer Object. It is based on the DataContractSerializer, so the object should be serializable through XML or a DataContract. The extension works from Silverlight 2 upwards... [More]

Themebuilding in Silverlight

In this short article I'll show you how to transform a resource dictionary with colors, brushes, styles and templates into a real theme - à la Silverlight toolkit themes - and how to apply it to a region in the user interface. I'll build a theme called Glass. Building the theme Ea... [More]