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Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, December 4, 2006
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If you're a designer looking for XAML design tools, and you're a designer type (you know -- beret, turtle neck, a wardrobe that expends beyond jeans and t-shirts), you've got two choices from Microsof...
Ajax.NET Professional, December 21, 2006
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Thanks to Yonnie to share copies of the two free eBooks XAML in a Nutshell and Programming Windows Presentation Foundation at a new WPF/E Google group. These books will help you to understand XAM...
JohnPapa.net, June 19, 2008
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I created a simple user control using the Popup control as a starting point. The end result is a nice little user control that can be used as a popup control to display a message. It has only 1 butt...
Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., June 8, 2007
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It took me a while but I finally am having fun using Expression Blend after some initial
trepidation.But suffering througha bunch of XAML hand coding actually
[A New DevLife ...
DevX: Latest XML Articles, August 10, 2007
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Harness this powerful user interface pattern to XAML forms to simplify capturing unbounded sets of data....
Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., January 31, 2008
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In the TabletPC SDKs and in WPF it's very easy to take an ink image and save it to
an image format - BMP, JPG, etc.
Then came Silverlight and the InkPresenter and naturally I wanted to do the same...
peterkellner.net, May 13, 2007
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XamlWebPad is a free tool build by Peter Kellner that allows you to see your own Silverlight Xaml rendered. Because
Blend does not give us an easy way to tell what tags are in the Silverlight WPF sub...
Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek, December 18, 2008
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This is the first of a mutli-part entry on the Bubble Chart from the Silverlight Toolkit. I became interested in this chart when I was working on my soon-to-be-released videos on the PieChart...
Peter Brombergs UnBlog, February 14, 2007
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Microsoft is apparently moving forward as fast as it can with the integrated ""next gen"" tools like Expression Blend that are XAML - compliant.XAML has a lot of promise, expecially because of it'...
Laurent Duveau, September 17, 2009
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Microsoft Learning has just released an online course "Introduction to XAML" which is free. To access the course follow this link: Clinic 6375AE: Introduction to XAML Overview...
JohnPapa.net, August 31, 2008
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Here is a small/basic but useful sample to create a progress bar in XAML that is updated when making a call to a RESTful web service using WebClient (in my case) for Silverlight from my book. Th...
JohnPapa.net, April 20, 2010
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Everyone has their preferences for their development IDE. Colors, fonts, tools, keyboard shortcuts, etc. Im certainly no different. I really prefer the darker themes over the white background. The bri...
Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek, May 31, 2008
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I wanted to build a multi-page (Search - Results) application when I realized that isn't really our model. Fortunately, I wrote to Ashish Shetty , who combines enormous knowledge with enormous kin...
Bryant Likess Blog, November 24, 2008
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This is something that wasnt clear to me so I decided to blog about so that I could fully understand it. Both IValueConverters and TypeConverters are used to do conversions (imagine that!), but they a...
Hannes Preishuber, July 23, 2007
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With Silverlight web applicationes become a 4th dimenson: the time. Animations are changing elements over a timeline. In my prior post i showed how to build a slot machine with rotation numbers. I sim...
K. Scott Allen, November 1, 2007
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Due to popular demand, here are some answers to the questions.
Well, not answers exactly ... just some pointers to the get you in the right direction...1. Are there advantages to building workflows ...
GotDotNet: New resources, January 22, 2007
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Programming Windows Workflow Foundation book understand what Windows WF is, and what it can do for you. The book details all the information needed to develop successful products with Windows Workflow...
Method ~ of ~ failed, July 30, 2008
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If you are working with Silverlight and data you most likely are going to leverage data binding at some point and run into some needs to format the data in the XAML. Luckily this can be done using val...
HackingSilverlight, September 24, 2009
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A friend posed a question a few weeks back about implementing a dial control. I found a few but they seemed problematic so I decided it can't possibly be that hard. So the idea is a control with a cus...
JonGalloway.ToString(), April 28, 2007
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Silverlight and XBAP serve the same purpose, but in different ways. Both allow for viewing for WPF (XAML) based applications in a browser. Silverlight is a self-contained, cross-browse...
JohnPapa.net, September 8, 2009
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Model-View-ViewModel (better known by its super hero alias of MVVM ) is a great pattern to use with Silverlight and WPF. Here is my 5 minute perspective on MVVM (yep, it took me 5 minutes to spit this...
Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek, December 1, 2008
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[Updated 16:00 GMT-5 to include working version and link to code: Expander.zip ]
The new Silverlight Toolkit includes a Expander control that, in its simplest form, is incredibly ...
Keyvan Nayyeri, March 23, 2007
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Did you think the story has ended?! No, the second part of articles has been published with first part. This second part is entitled Introduction to Windows Presentation Foundati...
eXtensible mind, August 24, 2007
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You surely know XAML subsumes pretty much all of SVG, right? SVG has been around for quite more time than XAML, and even if hasn't taken off as fast as many expected, at least I could find a huge coll...
Al Pascual, September 11, 2009
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Tonight I wanted to play a little with the new Managed Framework MEF for short library.
A few simple steps to start with MEF.
Download the Managed Extensibility Framework from here
Add a reference to ...
Glavs Blog, May 20, 2007
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Like a lot of people lately, I have been playing with Silverlight (Alpha 1.1 version), trying to understand the nuts and bolts of it, and when that fails, just diving in and seeing how I go. I canR...
JonGalloway.ToString(), January 10, 2008
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Today, Adam Kinney gave me the tip off to some cool news: Inkscape is adding XAML export. Great, what's Inkscape? Glad you asked! Inkscape is an open source vector graphics editor, like Adobe Illustr...
K. Scott Allen, January 24, 2008
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Tafiti is a search visualization application built with Silverlight 1.0 and the Windows Live APIs. The Tafiti code is hosted on CodePlex under the Microsoft Public License (MS-PL), as announced by Ma...
ComponentArt WebLogs, November 11, 2009
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This blog post will demonstrate how to use the drilldown capability of the Silverlight Chart control. Parts two and three will show how to integrate Chart drilldown with a BreadCrumb co...
K. Scott Allen, January 1, 2007
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A couple people asked me how my WPF/E port of Life turned out.
Answer: it works pretty well. Here is the source code if you want to look. I built the project with an .aspx page, although I don't u...
Keyvan Nayyeri, June 28, 2007
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You already know that it's possible to create animations in WPF via XAML markup or programming codes. It's harder to do this via programming codes though but it has some benefits that ...
Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek, October 31, 2008
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In a recent post on theming using the new Themes from the Controls Toolkit I showed that you can add a theme to your Xaml and then add a container as the content of that theme. A powerful alternati...
Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek, October 13, 2008
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The third and final Data Binding topic I'd like to cover for now is Data Validation. I'll modify the code discussed yesterday we're going to validate the Quantity on Hand field, already marked as t...
Hannes Preishuber, July 18, 2009
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Documentation says that Design Preview in Silverlight 3 Tools for Visual Studio 2008 is away. The preview with Silverlight 2 was only read only and sucks. OK is bad but no preview is even worse. When ...
Brad Abrams, October 6, 2009
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The data we work with in business application is valuable. We need to protect the data.. sometimes by keeping up with exactly who accesses and updates what data when and other times we need to a...
Granville Barnett, January 18, 2007
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Got the gradient positioned just right this time :-) Xaml: 1: <Window 2: xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation" 3: xmlns:x="http://schemas.microso...
simplegeek, June 6, 2007
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I finished up my talk today. The room was pretty full, people seemed fairly engaged. I thought I had too much content so I rushed a bit, finishing 10 minutes early, but then no o...
Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., October 28, 2007
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This is probably a temporary problem as I'm working with an alpha and a beta, and
therefore my fix is a probably a temporary hack. I always have to remember how
to get XAML intellisense to work whene...
Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek, April 30, 2009
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The Silverlight Toolkit is innovative in many ways, not least of which is that controls are released in one of four quality bands:
Mature: ready for release
Stable: suitable for most scenarios
Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., September 13, 2007
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I have dynamically generated XAML in a few of my apps. It's not easy to debug so I
wrote a post sharing how I go about tracking down problems that might be in this code.
[A New DevLife Post]
Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek, June 6, 2008
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Beta 2 includes a wealth of new controls including the Popup (that is new, right? Its not that I just didnt notice it before?).
I received an email today asking if Id do a short How Do I video on cre...
Method ~ of ~ failed, March 22, 2009
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One of the new features in Silverlight 3 is providing an application navigation framework via the Frame and Page controls in the APIs. If you saw my guide to Silverlight 3, you may have seen the secti...
Keyvan Nayyeri, December 14, 2006
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Fifth and last part of my tutorials about XAML and Windows Presentation Foundation, titled Events in Windows Presentation Foundation, has been published on ASP Alliance. The way that events are handl...
Scott Cates WebLog, March 10, 2008
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Jose Fajardo built a Windows Live Messenger Login with Silverlight / XAML, and has a great step-by-step tutorial on how things come together. http://www.cynergysystems.com/blogs/page/josefajardo?entry...
Brad Abrams, March 26, 2010
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To continue our series, In real business applications our data is often very valuable and as such we need to know who is accessing what data and control certain data access to only users with ...
Hannes Preishuber, May 22, 2007
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At my work with Expression Blend 2 May Preview i run into a small issue that the right click menu -Bring to back- doesnt work in some scenarios. Against first idea, it's not a attribute and you have n...
Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek, January 3, 2009
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The Silverlight Toolkit includes a couple new panels, one of which is the incredibly handy WrapPanel. In its most straight forward use, the WrapPanel allows you to add UIElements which it position...
MSDN: Coding4Fun, November 9, 2010
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This article explains how to create an interactive Rubiks Cube game that runs in Silverlight and on the Windows Phone 7. Well start off by creating the solution for Silverlight and then make some mino...
ISerializable, May 16, 2007
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Oren's way of learning new things seems to be radically different than mine. Learning WPF, for example. I currently have 3 books on WPF: Adam Nathan's book (the one with all the pretty colo...