Silverlight 2: Download the source, unit tests and unit test framework

5 March 2008

The download is now live for the Silverlight 2 controls source code package.  The controls are included in the Silverlight 2 SDK, but if you're a control developer, interested to learn more about how we implemented our controls, this will serve as a great reference.  There's also around 2,000 unit tests that target the core controls, extended controls, and even the DataGrid! I'll be posting a lot more great information about this in the coming weeks, but wanted to get the link out there! The source code for the Silverlight 2 Beta 1 controls includes implementations for the following controls:
  • Button
  • ButtonBase
  • Calendar
  • CheckBox
  • ContentControl
  • DataGrid
  • DatePicker
  • GridSplitter
  • HyperlinkButton
  • ListBox
  • RadioButton
  • RangeBase
  • RepeatButton
  • ScrollViewer
  • Slider
  • ToogleButton
  • ToolTip
  • WatermarkedTextBox
Unit tests for the controls are located in respective ‘Test’ subdirectories, which use Microsoft.Silverlight.Testing.dll and related test framework binaries located in the ‘Bin’ directory. For more information about Silverlight 2 Beta 1, see the Silverlight 2 SDK Beta 1. To get the Silverlight 2 Beta 1 browser plug-in, go to this page.

Jeff Wilcox is a Software Engineer at Microsoft in the Open Source Programs Office (OSPO), helping Microsoft engineers use, contribute to and release open source at scale.

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