At PDC09, we released Silverlight 4 Beta and announced one of the availability of, one of the most requested features, Web Cam Support.
Wanting to have fun with the new feature, I thought of a fun sample to create – smashing bugs with motion detection. First step was to get bugs to crawl across…
Dan Hickman from ProModel tells the story of converting their Predictive Troop Resourcing application for the U.S. Army from a Windows Forms application to a Silverlight-based application.
Reusing existing .NET code, working with familiar controls from
IdeaBlade, and helping to get Silverlight…
Erick Ellis and Mark Wilson-Thomas talk about what's new in the WPF editor for Visual Studio in .NET 3.5 SP1. Topics include faster performance both from WPF and optimizations of their own, new cool visualizers,
the Document Outline (very useful for WPF Apps) and more.
And as Mark mentioned,…
I spoke with Jennifer Lee about what's new in the Application Model realm for WPF 3.5 SP1. Topics include the improved cold start, splash screen and a demonstration of HTML and XBAPs using the new WebBrowser control.
Looking for more than application model? Check out the WPF 3.5 SP1 Overview…
Adam Smith and Tim Sneath discuss a wide array of improvements made in WPF 3.5 SP1 concerning performance. Topics include graphics, startup time and benefits gained from
the updated CLR.
Looking for more than performance? Check out the WPF 3.5 SP1 Overview video
Troy Martez and Dr. Sneath go on a deep dive into the new client deployment options available in WPF 3.5 SP1. Interesting new features include the Client Profile (something like a "diet .NET Framework") which allows
for smaller setup packages and new customizations during the…
You've heard all about
and new features
in WPF 3.5 SP1, now its time to see the new stuff. David Teitlebaum takes us on a tour of graphic applications that take advantage of the new and improved Effects, DirectX Interop, WriteableBitmap and more.
There is a bit of…
Dr. Sneath speaks with
Ian Ellison-Taylor and
Kevin Gjerstad about new improvements and features in WPF 3.5 Service Pack 1.
Topics of the conversation range from
Performance, Application Model and
Tools. And while discussing the current state and the future of WPF a…
After visiting the ALT.NET Open Spaces Conference in Seattle Scott Hanselman followed through on one of the open ideas there and created the
ALT.NET Geek Code page. After selecting from the list of processes and tools you are given a code. Code which can be expressed in text like…
You may be familiar with the Top Gear CoolWall, but not all of us watch TV that comes from the UK. Sometimes those of us in the US just like the idea and make our version and stick Steve Carell in it. Well, Steve Carell didn't make it for this adventure, but recently a US-based developer took a…