Chapter 18. Drag and Drop, Full Screen, Clipboard, COM Interop, Duplex Polling, Notification Windows, and Splash Screens


• Use drag and drop to improve the user experience when opening external files.

• Talk about the enhancements brought to the full screen mode.

• Copy and paste using the Windows Clipboard.

• Get notifications from a WCF service using duplex polling.

• Display notifications windows to inform the user even when the application is not active.

• Improve the splash screen that is shown when the application starts.

In Chapter 17, “Transforms, Right Click, HTML Browser, WebBrowserBrush, and Isolated Storage,” we talked about a number of topics that help the Silverlight developers to create a smooth and ...

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