Nick Petterssen from Electric Rain
demonstrates how to use ZAM 3D with Blend to create true 3D content for WPF. Once the 3D object is then added to the scene he shows how to animate it using the familiar Storyboard objects used for animating 2D objects.
The Microsoft Interactive Canvas, one of the coolest and most creative examples of a WPF-based application, has
won a Design Week award. Due to the miracle of web video, you can listen to the creative team AllofUs
talk about the project and see the Interactive Canvas…
Jose Fajardo posted a tutorial on building a Coverflow implementation using plane Projection in Silverlight 3. Leveraging
Storyboards for the animation, Jose keeps the project Blend friendly and as a result easy for Designers to work with.
Frank La Vigne demonstrates how he is using CC licensed
SVG files from Wikipedia in his Silverlight and WPF applications. To spoil the ending for you the secret ingrediant in this case is
Mike Swanson's excellent AI to XAML plug-in.
Oh, I’ve been so remiss in blogging this. Fortunately the submission date just got extended (not a great idea to a media technology due date so close to NAB…). As my long-time readers my remember, I joined the board of the DVD Association a while back. Since then, we’ve been expanding our mission…
At the WEB09 conference, a challenge was issued to both Adobe and Microsoft speakers at the event: What can you build in 2 hours using your tools of choice? Nigel
Parker has the full story including video.
Grant Hinkson, the Director of Experience Design at Infragistics, is a big fan of the creative tool from Adobe called Fireworks. An issue, or some people may say an opportunity, arose 3 years ago when he started to work on WPF projects. How can he use
his favorite design tool with…
Unni Ravindranathan takes on a tour of the new
Expression Blend 3 Preview released at MIX09. Not only has Blend been updated to support Silverlight 3, but many new features have been added including improved graphic design tools,
Intellisense, TFS integration and improved extensibility.