Creating a global ProgressIndicator experience using the WP7.1 SDK Beta 2 - by Jeff Wilcox
One of the nice new features in the 7.1 release of Windows Phone for developers is ProgressIndicator support right within the app platform, removing the need in many situations for the Silverlight-based PerformanceProgressBar control that I created some time ago.
(The PerformanceProgressBar was a decent performance improvement over the stock ProgressBar in the first release of the OS, but offloading the control to the OS improves performance even more. As many people pointed out, the rich visualization wasn’t free.)
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