In the last post, I introduced a command button for use in Media Center add-ons. In doing so, I demonstrated the idea of input focus, Command objects and rules to dictate behaviour and data-binding. All of these concepts are transferrable to this instalment’s topic: A List Control (with Selected Item Tracking) A simple way of… Continue reading

Continuing the series of articles on Media Center development, this post introduces a command button with the standard Media Center look-and-feel: A Command Button Last time, we looked at a UI element for a page title. That was a good example of a non-interactive element. To get any real functionality in an add-on, we will… Continue reading

Last time, I gave a broad overview of the Windows Media Center SDK and introduced my (then-nameless) first add-on, mceNetworkCopy. This instalment (and the next few) of my series on developing for Media Center covers the controls and visual elements needed for the add-on. Where possible, i’m trying to match the standard look-and-feel of Media… Continue reading