Project Description
Silverlight Console provides a Console Window Control and an extensible Executable Commands (Script-Action) Framework for use in a Silverlight Application.

15 May 10 NEW Released Silverlight Console 2 (Silverlight 4)

SilverlightConsole2.jpg

Also uploaded the source, which includes a sample project (shown above).

29 Dec 09 Blogged: Introducing Silverlight Console
http://www.orktane.com/Blog/post/2009/12/29/Introducing-Silverlight-Console.aspx

- Updated the source and binaries, added IConsoleHost interface
- I am having issues updating the SVN, so the source-code is for now available as a download only

SilverlightConsole.jpg

View Online Demo here http://www.orktane.com/Labs/SilverlightConsole/

The demo application only supports a limited set of commands, some examples include
- HELP - Lists the currently avalible/registered script-actions (ie. commands)
- MEMINFO - Provides memory consumption info, use with -g switch to force garbage collection
- COUNTDOWN - Provides a countdown timer, specify time eg. "countdown 0:00:10" (without quotes)
for a 10 sec countdown
- SETWALLPAPER - Sets the wallpaper currently visible in the background eg.
"setwallpaper -url:http://adsoftheworld.net/download/windows7/winwall7057_07large.jpg" (without quotes)
or "setwallpaper http://www.vistawallpapers.com/data/media/120/snowman_wallpaper.jpg" (without quotes)

Documentation

- Introducing Silverlight Console http://www.orktane.com/Blog/post/2009/12/29/Introducing-Silverlight-Console.aspx

Uses nRoute.Toolkit

nRoute.Toolkit.567x280.png
Download from http://nRoute.Codeplex.com

Acknowledgements
- Command-Line Parser by Richard Lopes http://www.codeproject.com/KB/recipes/command_line.aspx with enhancements by Jake Ginnivan http://jake.ginnivan.net/2009/07/c-argument-parser/
- Beep Sound from http://www.pacdv.com/sounds/interface_sounds-3.html
- Vista Button in sample app from http://blogs.msdn.com/mgrayson/archive/2007/02/16/creating-a-glass-button-the-complete-tutorial.aspx
- Wallpaper in sample app from http://www.vistawallpapers.com/


More details and posts to follow..

Last edited May 19, 2010 at 6:09 PM by Orktane, version 10