A gathering of posts covering what's going on in the world of the Microsoft Client Continuum. Client Technologies include Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8, WPF, Silverlight, Expression Studio, ASP.Net and Live Services.
Brian Keller posted a great walkthrough video on
Downloading and Installing Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1. he includes a bunch of handy links, references and more help in the comments thread. Install VS2010 and check out new UI based on
WPF 4 Beta 1.
Regex Hero is a free online Regular Expression Tool written in Silverlight. Not only does that make it easier for the author to add instantaneous highlighting, but it also provides the
user an easy way to test against the .NET regular expression engine.
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A new post on the e7 blog goes into detail about the new
Media Streaming features in Windows 7. Features include easily sharing media with other PCs and DLNA devices on your home network, remote control mode, transcoding media types and more. The best part is a lot of this functionality is…
Behaviors, Triggers and Actions released with Blend 3 allow for developers to wrap up logic into objects that can instantly add interactivity and functionality to an application just by dragging and dropping. This encapsulation is great for reuse along
with empowering designers.
Karsten Januszewski has posted a
write up on his XAML Playground project, a design surface written in Silverlight using
Gestalt. The source code is available so you can see a glimpse into the work it takes to create a design tool.
The ArcGIS API for Silverlight and WPF has been released along with a showcase application demonstrating
some of the key concepts. Features include redlining (draw, edit, delete), layer controls, geodetic radius tool, line and polygon measure, GeoRSS layer, WMS Layer, Gazetteer locator control,…
This is a great example of how to use a WebSlice effectively. On the Web Design World site you can grab a WebSlice of the agenda, which displays just the sessions
for Day 1. Presuming that the WebSlice will then update on Day 2 to display the Day 2 sessions, my hope is that every conference…
The upcoming arrival of Windows 7 brings new opportunities for developers and their applications. Tim Sneath has posted
a Windows 7 guide covering Application Compatibility and toolkits that enable you to take advantage of new features in Windows 7 like Multi-touch, Taskbar, Sensors and more.
The ServerQuest Contest Gallery has opened to display the 16 finalists in the Silverlight Game building contest. There is a variety of games for the panel of judges
to choose from. I haven't tried them all yet, but I did get stuck on the Boss Launch game for awhile. Into the pizza boxes, you…
Rafe Kemmis picked up an old familiar book called
Flash Math Creativity and has decided to exercise his animation skills by rewriting them in Silverlight. I look forward to seeing
his results from some of the more complex examples in the book.