Building a Silverlight 2.0 Media Player: Part II Adding the MediaElement and Wiring up the Navigation
So now we have the cool navigation with slick animation. This tutorial assumes you have a media file on your local hard drive (avi or wmv) and that you have read Part I of this series. Now let's start by adding the MediaElement:
- Open the project in Blend 2.5 June Preview
- Click the Asset Library button on the tool bar (is the last one on the bottom) and in the Search fieldn start to type Media and when you see Media Element click it like I am doing in Figure 1.
Victor is a senior application engineer at IdentityMine, a top-tier software company specializing in designing and developing cutting edge software applications, creating customized WPF/Blend and Silverlight training programs and creating tools for designers and developers. Victor has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft, Harrah's, Mattel, NBC/Universal, Disney, Best Buy, GameStop, Vivendi Universal Games, and New Line Cinema among others. Victor, a former Flash/ActionScript engineer still stays active in the Flash community by writing articles and tutorials on www.actionscript.org where he is also a moderator.