What’s Silverlight PivotViewer?
Pivot makes it easier to interact with massive amounts of data in ways that are powerful, informative, and fun. Microsoft Live Labs tried to step back and design an interaction model that accommodates the complexity and scale of information rather than the traditional structure of the Web.
Microsoft Live Labs just release PivotViewer Control for Silverlight, a control that will it easier to interact with massive amounts of data in ways that are powerful, informative, and fun.
.xaml<!-- The PivotViewer control --> <pivot:PivotViewer Name="PivotViewerControl" Grid.Column="0" ItemDoubleClicked="PivotViewerControl_ItemDoubleClicked"> </pivot:PivotViewer>.csPivotViewerControl.LoadCollection(PhotoCollectionUri, ""); // PhotoCollectionUri points to.cxml file that contains all your collection.
PivotViewer Control Now Available for Download
The Silverlight PivotViewer control, along with tools that enable you to easily build your own data collections with it, is now available for download. You can easily integrate it within your own sites and applications. Best of all it is completely free.
Below are some resources you can use to get started and learn more:
- PivotViewer General Overview: www.microsoft.com/silverlight/pivotviewer
- Download the PivotViewer control & Technical Documentation: www.silverlight.net/learn/pivotviewer
- Use the PivotViewer collection building tools from Live Labs: www.getpivot.com/developer-info/tools.aspx
- Silverlight PivotViewer Forums: www.silverlight.net/forums/68.aspx
PivotViewer provides an awesome way to visualize data. The new PivotViewer control for Silverlight, and the tools and samples that ship with it, now makes it really easy for developers and sites to take advantage and use it. We are looking forward to seeing what you build with it!