The quest for a good application theme never ends. You spend hours scouring the realms of Google and Bing looking for a clean, modern, and touch friendly theme to use in your application. That is, until now! If you have been looking for a free Metro theme for WPF and Silverlight, then look no further.
Infragistics ships a number of great themes with their NetAdvantage for WPF and Silverlight products. As the Product Manager for these controls, I started asking myself, "Why should we keep these great themes to ourselves?". If you know me, you know I am a hard core XAML developer and I am all about community. Heck, I single handedly wrote the most popular Extended WPF toolkit in the world, and I provided it to everyone for free. So starting today, I am excited to announce that I am going to be giving away, all of our themes for the standard WPF and Silverlight Microsoft controls. Yes, I said GIVING AWAY, as in FREE.
There is a catch though. We will NOT support every single Microsoft control. Why? Well, because we would prefer for you to use our controls instead. For example, we will not be providing a style for the Microsoft DataGrid because we have a much better xamDataGrid control. You get the idea. Also, I am not going to give them to you all at once. I am going to release them a one at a time. Why? Well, I want to see what kind of response I get from the community. If I get zero response or support from the community, then there is no need to keep releasing themes. I don't want to waste my time, or the developers who create these themes time. On the other hand, if the community gives me an overwhelming show of support, then I will be releasing more themes. Seems fair, wouldn't you agree?
Today's free theme is a clean, modern, touch friendly theme in the form of the Infragistics' Metro Theme. You will be getting both a Light and Dark version. ...
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