Check this amazing piece of work, created by Michael S. Scherotter (Beauty with Silverlight) in Silverlight 1.0 - The Trainmaster Cannonball watch, a three-dial watch with working night/day, chronograph, and full-screen mode.
Amazing !! Click on various controls and see how the watch works. The best part is the change to day/night effect, it looks superb. Various controls are shown here:
Its also available as Windows Live Gadget and is available at Windows Live Gallery. So this gadget can be put in your Windows Live Spaces or other blog , go here to get it. Thanks Michael !
In fact, you can embed it into any page using the following html code:
<iframe width="250" height="250" src="http://xmldocs.net/ball" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" >
The Silverlight 1.0 application starts up quickly (231k of XAML compressed into a 59k zip file) and takes very little processor power to run. This entire application shown in the vector graphics format of Silverlight, XAML, with no images. He has also provided the source code and explained how the second hand ticks in.
Please check Ticking in Silverlight Clock + Source Code and
Beauty with Silverlight for more details.
Really beautiful and amazing !