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Microsoft Silverlight 4 Business Application Development Beginner's Guide by Frank LaVigne, Cameron Albert

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Time for action - creating the Executive Dashboard

We will create our dashboard as a page in the customer service application that we created in Chapter 7. By doing this, we can take advantage of the data classes that we already built, and thereby reduce the amount of code required to get our dashboard up and running.

  1. Download and install the Silverlight Toolkit from CodePlex: http://www.codeplex.com/Silverlight.
    Time for action - creating the Executive Dashboard
  2. Start Visual Studio and open the CakeORamaApp solution.
  3. Right click on the Views folder of the CakeORamaApp project, choose Add New Item, and add a new Silverlight Page named Dashboard.xaml:
  4. Open the MainPage.xaml file and insert the following ...

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