Brief walkthrough on using Blend to style a WPF application originally created with VS 2008 Cider designer; see how you can seamlessly go back and forth between the two tools to get the best out of a developer (intellisense, code wiring, etc.) and designer
( styling, templating) tools for…
"Cider" is the codename for the WPF designer in Visual Studio 2008. This screencast covers some of the new features in Cider and walks you through building a small application to apply the features.
This part 1 in a 2 part series, part 2 is available here:
Cider Beta 2 : Styling…
In this screencast,
Tim Sneath shows you how you can use Expression Blend to overlay an image with alpha-channel on top of Silverlight video content; this is a great way to provide a non-intrusive advertising model as well as to generate some neat graphical effects for videos.
This screencast shows how you can host media assets as part of a Silverlight application on the Silverlight Streaming globally-cached content distribution network.
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This screencast demonstrates how a distributed application can be built with an ASP.NET middleware, and a Web services back end. The middleware consumes the Web service and uses it and a XAML template to generate a Silverlight front end, delivering a stock
quote. The front end combines with…
This screencast demonstrates a dynamic Silverlight front end, where different video playlists, stored in a SQL Server database, can be generated and rendered for different users. In addition to generating XAML for the front end, an ASP.NET back end also
This video demonstrates a simple notification system build using Silverlight, ASP.NET, AJAX and SQL Server. Silverlight is used at the front end to present a rich UI, which is asynchronously updated using AJAX based on activities of different users in the
system. You are stepped through the full…
This video demonstrates how J2EE can be used to generate XAML which is then delivered to a JSP Silverlight front end. A XAML Generator was written in Java, and this fronts the Northwind database. Queries to the database can be triggered from the Silverlight
front end, and these result in XAML…
In this screencast, Word program manager Travis Ratnam demonstrates the rich integration of Word 2007 and Sharepoint. See also
Part 2 of this demonstration with Amani Ahmed.
Tristan Davis's post on Content Controls
Word Team Blog
In this video, Dr. Peter Ernst of CoCreate (a Microsoft Partner in Germany) demonstrates how their One Space Designer product is tightly integrated with Sharepoint to enable bi-directional communication between a CAD application and Sharepoint workspaces.
A custom panel within One Space Designer…