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WPF flow document editor (oh, and DOCX)

simplegeek, February 12, 2007
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Rob Relyea points to the new editor... ...

Custom Window Chrome in WPF

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, September 9, 2008
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Joe Castro, a developer on the WPF product team, has written a very cool article about how to do custom chrome in your WPF applications. But, what makes it even cooler is that he dissects the various ...

Mastering the WPF RichTextBox

DevX: .NET Feed, May 23, 2007
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Nearly everything about the the newest version of the RichTextBox has changed except its purpose as a formatting text editor control. Find out how you can take advantage of the new features....

Sudoku Generator and Solver in C#

All About Interop, March 14, 2008
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Seems like building a Sudoku application is almost a compulsory thing for programmers these days.  I've written about my prior efforts. Here's an update.  Rather than force you al...

WPF: DataBinding with any object, Including LINQ/ADO.NET Entity FrameWork

Sahil Malik -, February 19, 2007
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(Totally random & off topic: Before I start, here is a NSFW video of Britney shaving her head, it gets really funny right around 00:40) I am a big data geek. I feel any pla...

The Silverlight Hello World Example

Chris Love's Official Blog - Professional ASP.NET, May 5, 2007
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So enough with the news and opinion that is Silverlight this week, let's do some coding. I thought I would start with the basics, the traditional Hello World example. The first thing you need to d...

WPF: Welcome Super ToolTips - Office 2007 style

Sahil Malik -, December 25, 2006
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.. you can do it, we can do it too !! Did it annoy you, ever, that the ToolTip class was so darned limited in the .NET Framework? For cryin' out loud - it used to be "Seal...

WPF Databinding FAQ

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., January 29, 2008
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A great resource from the WPF SDK Blog WPF Basic Data Binding FAQ...

WPF Binding's StringFormat - YAY!

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., September 29, 2008
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Oh happy day, I finally woke up and discovered that StringFormat was added to SP1. Here's a quick rundown on Lester Lobo's WPF blog: WPF 3.5 SP1 feature: StringFormat This solves a huge problem...

Great WPF Book

Rick Strahls WebLog, April 22, 2007
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As I've mentioned off and on I've been boning up on WPF for about a month now. I'd though I'd pass on my thoughs on the book I've enjoyed reading and working through: Windows Presentation Fo...

WPF: The ItemsPanelTemplate - controlling how ListBox/ComboBox etc. render their children

Sahil Malik -, March 5, 2007
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This post is in continuation to an explanation on WPF Templates. 1. ControlTemplate - You use this, when you want to completely redefine the visual appearance of any con...

Silverlight and Orcas Dev Tools

Wallace B. McClure, May 9, 2007
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From Jeff King's blog:Install links: (* = optional)Orcas Beta 1 ( 1.1 Runtime (

WPF Toolkit, August 15, 2008
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If you are doing any WPF development and you have not checked out the WPF Toolkit available on CodePlex, you really should. This is a collection of WPF features that are being made available outside t...

Hierarchical View Carousel Source Code Released

simon.says, December 3, 2007
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Good news from Karsten's blog.  The source code for the hierarchical view carousel has been released.  I played around with this WPF code a couple of years ago and found it very us...

Minority Report-like interaction in WPF

Code Climber, January 23, 2008
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Microsoft Surface and Jeff Han's multi-touch UI seem to be ages behind if compared to Project Maestro, developed by Cynergy, a RIA development company based in Washington, DC. What Project Maestro is?...

Microsoft Silverlight named after David Silverlight

Wallace B. McClure, April 18, 2007
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Reporting the release to the public of MS Silverlight (codename WPF/E) I was wondering if that product has been named after David Silverlight, creator of many community websites like Community Credi...

Silverlight support for LINQ

Fabrice's weblog, May 2, 2007
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Microsoft has published the details of Silverlight at MIX07. Apparently, this is going to be huge!You can get an overview of what's in the box for developers by taking a look at the developer refe...

Silverlight will be a first class .NET tool

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., April 30, 2007
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Right now Silverlight (wpf/e) is not for the feint of heart - lots of javascript coding involved. But Ray Ozzie just announced (as I'm sitting here in the keynote) at MIX that Silverlight will suppo...

Simple Auto Update for WPF Apps, without the Updater Block

All About Interop, March 28, 2008
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I am writing some smaller WPF apps, and I want them to automatically update themselves, something like Lutz Roeder's Reflector or Paint.NET does.   Scott Hanselman has commented on...

How to Add Events to Custom WPF Control

Keyvan Nayyeri, May 8, 2007
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So far I've discussed about basics of creating a custom WPF control and how to add properties to it.  In this post I want to write about adding events to a custom WPF control. Adding events ...

WPF "crash course"

Federal Developer Weblog, June 22, 2007
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If you are looking for a nice quick way of understanding some of the WPF fundamentals, then head over to Josh Smith's blog.  Josh does a great job of explaining concepts like routed events, depen...

WPF Hands On Lab demonstrating how to build an Outlook clone

Federal Developer Weblog, June 15, 2007
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Some of the WPF sample applications you have seen probably don't resemble the type applications you plan on building.  Some of these examples are a bit gratuitous in their use of WPF fe...

Asynchronous Data Binding in Windows Presentation Foundation

Keyvan Nayyeri, July 17, 2007
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It's the week of Asynchronous Pattern!!  Data binding is an important aspect of WPF that gives you great tools to bind your data to WPF controls directly. ObjectDataProvider is a c...

Very Cool Silverlight (WPF/e) 3D Example

Scott Cates WebLog, April 23, 2007
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From Scobles Link Blog on Twitter, I found this very cool Bubble Box in WPF, complete with Frames Per Second rendering count....

Slider Control in Windows Presentation Foundation

Keyvan Nayyeri, March 15, 2007
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One of WPF controls that could get my interest was Slider.  This control comes to simplify the process of coding for some UI design cases where you need to let your user choose a value and c...

WPF UI Update from Background Threads

<ChristophDotNet, May 14, 2008
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I'm trying to do my apps in any type of XAML these days since I finally think I "got it". I wish I could claim that I will break free from the limitations of HTML and my new found liberty wi...

Pro WPF by Matthew MacDonald Book Review, August 10, 2007
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A must buy book if you are learning WPF ...

WPF DataBinding: DataBinding with objects

Sahil Malik -, February 8, 2007
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.. couple of real world advanced scenarios. Earlier I had blogged about WPF DataBinding, the basic scenarios. Interestingly, I had talked about databinding only one element w...

Making a Step chart in RadChart for Silverlight and WPF

the telerik blogs, October 6, 2009
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So a customer emailed into our office yesterday asking about whether RadChart for Silverlight supported a Step chart type. Well, while we do have a boatload of chart types already, Step is currently n...

WPF MasterPage

The Code Project Latest Articles, May 25, 2009
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Create a MasterPage like functionality in WPF with 15 lines of code...

Testing a WPF UI

Federal Developer Weblog, June 15, 2007
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I get asked about automated testing of WPF apps quite often.  WPF has a nice feature called UI Automation.  From the UI Automation Overview page on MSDN: "Microsoft UI Automation is the new...

Very cool XBAP

simplegeek, August 30, 2007
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Rob links to a very cool XBAP written by Eric Sink. Eric wrote this pretty cool application using WPF 3D support, and recommends people pickup 3D Programming for Windows by...

WPF Wonders: Building Control Templates

DevX: .NET Feed, October 6, 2009
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WPF's properties and styles let you change a control's appearance. Templates let you modify a control at a much more fundamental level, changing the components that make up the control and the way it ...

WPF/e Behind the Slide Show.

Scott Cates WebLog, December 5, 2006
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As you know, the WPF/e CTP bits shipped this week. The site shows some pretty amazing demo, one of which is the Slide Show Demo.What a great interface. I wanted to see the XAML that was running behind...

How to override system default styles in WPF

eXtensible mind, August 20, 2007
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You should typically use system defined styles for your controls, such as:<Label FontFamily=""{x:Static SystemFonts.MessageFontFamilyKey}"" Content=""Hello World""/> or: <StackPanel ...

WPF Real-World Apps for Windows Vista - Part 2

Somasegars WebLog, February 10, 2007
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Many of you have probably seen some of the popular WPF real-world apps, like the New York Times Reader (if you have a NYT subscription, you can now take your experience to a new level). So instead of...

Tab Control in Windows Presentation Foundation

Keyvan Nayyeri, January 21, 2007
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Using tab controls wasn't so hard in Windows Forms applications.  But in Windows Presentation Foundation it's easier.  Thank to XAML, you can build a tab control from the scratch with markup...

MVVM Toolkit for WPF

Federal Developer Weblog, May 4, 2009
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NOTE: This was cross posted from here. The Model View ViewModel pattern has become very popular for building WPF applications.  Until now, there wasnt much guidance/tooling from Microsoft to hel...

WPF Client and XBAP Design Considerations

simon.says, February 6, 2007
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If you've been involved in any WPF development, you'll know that there are two main ways of deploying a WPF application:  You can create a client executable that runs standalone or an XBAP (...

WPF Real-World Apps for Windows Vista!

Somasegars WebLog, February 8, 2007
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Its been 3 months since we released Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 on Nov 6th 2006. In this short duration, I have already witnessed developers having a good uptake of .NET 3.0 apps for Windows Vista. ...

WPF: DataBinding to Calculated Values//The IValueConverter interface

Sahil Malik -, March 5, 2007
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Okay consider a simple simple problem. I am trying to write a "Clock". I want to make it simple and seamless enough that you simply DataBind this control to a DateTime var...

EF Core Concepts Live Meeting Presentation tonight

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., June 2, 2009
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Tonight Ill be doing a presentation to the Ft. Lauderdale user group via Live Meeting. Ive been playing with a WPF app that uses EF and Twitter together for something a little different than the norm ...

Silverlight Hello World in C# from VS 2005

Bryant Likess Blog, May 2, 2007
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Well I've been downloading the VS Orcas for a few days and it still isn't done. I really wanted to try out the .NET support in Silverlight 1.1 and so I asked if this could be done with VS 2005 and Sco...

Compact Silverlight

The Moth, May 9, 2007
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OK Mark, I'll take the bait! I don't make it a habit to talk about technologies that are so far out, but I guess this very early prototype is worth highlighting to my readers in case you guys have bee...

How to consume a Web Service in WPF Application?

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 21, 2009
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This article explains how to consume a Web Service in WPF Windows application. It requires binding of WPF controls to data coming from a web service....

Why you should learn WPF (and how I can help)

The Visual Basic Team, October 6, 2007
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A few weeks ago I mentioned I was working on a side project.  Well, then the soccer, tennis, and school season hit and..well I won't tell you the rest.  What I had started to do was tak...

Update Virtual Earth with Silverlight sample

Federal Developer Weblog, May 8, 2007
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I've received quite a few requests to update my Virtual Earth + Silverlight and WPF + Virtual Earth + Silverlight samples.  Both codebases are old code.  Therefore, they no longer work again...

Visual Studio, Expression Blend, and WPF

Eric Gunnersons C# Compendium, March 23, 2007
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I've been doing a bit of prototyping work with the aforementioned products, and thought that since Blend has an RC1 release, it was a good time to share a few thoughts... The short story is that both ...

How to Disable the Focus Rectangle on WPF Controls

DevX: .NET Feed, June 8, 2009
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Like Windows Forms controls, most WPF controls display a focus rectangle when they have the focus, but you can control that behavior easily....

Foundations of Programming - PDF

Karl Seguin [MVP], January 3, 2008
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Tim Barcz was kind enough to compile the the foundation series into a single PDF, for your sharing/printer pleasure.You can grab it here I'll be taking a short break from blogging for the nex...