Project Description
Silvester is a Twitter client developed in Silverlight. It can be easily integrated in any web site or blog. Supports color skinning to fit nice within your site/blog theme.
silvester.png

Site/blog integration
To integrate the widget with your web site or blog just copy the code below:
<div style="width: 220px; height: 293px;">
  <object data="data:application/x-silverlight," type="application/x-silverlight-2" width="100%" height="100%">
    <param name="source" value="http://www.silverlightshow.net/twitter/ClientBin/Silvester.xap"/>
    <param name="initParams" value="twitterUser=SilverlightShow" />
    <a href="http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=124807" style="text-decoration: none;">
      <img src="http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=108181" 
               alt="Get Microsoft Silverlight" style="border-style: none"/>
    </a>
  </object>
</div>

Remember to change the twitterUser parameter to your Twitter username

To customize the color scheme change the initParams parameter this way:
<param name="initParams" value="twitterUser=silverlightshow,
  fontSize=9,
  linkColor=#FFFFFF,
  textColor1=#C5C5C5,
  textColor2=#FFFFFF,
  backgroundColor=#000000,
  tweetBackgroundColor=#343434,
  tweetSelectedBackgroundColor=#515151" />

Color scheme parameters:
key description
fontSize font size
linkColor link color
textColor1 text color
textColor2 time gone, loading text, refresh button text
backgroundColor background color
tweetBackgroundColor background color of the status items
tweetSelectedBackgroundColor background color of the selected status


More info and live demo
Read the full story of Silvester as well as how this widget is built in SilverlightShow.net:
http://www.silverlightshow.net/items/Silvester-A-Silverlight-Twitter-Widget.aspx
Live demo is also available in the article.

Last edited Nov 19, 2008 at 12:38 PM by Emil, version 5