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Silverlight Development Best Practices at the Montreal User Group

Posted By: pluginbaby     Posted Date: September 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
For those in Montreal this week's User Group meeting should be interesting! Evan Hutnick from Telerik will present a technical session on Silverlight: Silverlight Development Best Practices "In this session, we will explore best practices of development with Silverlight.  This will include a look at the current toolset (VS2010/Blend) as well as the different options for architecture and data access (to MVVM or not to MVVM, WCF RIA Services or not, etc.), as well as how you can structure your application for intelligent reuse of styles and resources, making it easier to design a large-scale application with a unified look and feel." Wednesday, September 8th - Montreal .Net Community - 6:30-9pm I'll be there!

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Also defined a content type and added the site column to this content type.

When I create a new word document of this content type, word opens displaying my site column ok. But when I enter it, I see that all active directory (AD) entries are displayed. I want it to display only those users I added to the user group I created. Moreover, users can select any user from AD, which makes defining a user group and a site column meaningless.

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