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Silverlight 4 User Interface Cookbook by Vibor Cipan

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Designing date picker interface

Dealing with dates is far from simple. Different cultures, a globalized world, and fast information exchange require simple and error-prone ways to keep date formats correct and adjusted to locale and other user preferences.

Silverlight and its Toolkit are now equipped with the Date Picker control, enabling you to easily pick and get date formats.

This recipe shows you how to implement and design this kind of interface.

Getting ready

Start your Expression Blend 4 and then select New project... From the dialog that appears select Silverlight and then Silverlight Application, make sure that Language is set to C# and Version is 4.0. At the end hit OK.

How to do it...

  1. After you have created your new project, under the ...

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