Kirupa has written
a tutorial that provides a basic overview of how to write a simple application that supports dropping of files into it. The tutorial is based on Blend 3 and the source
code is included.
Janete Perez covers in detail
the process of importing a Photoshop (.PSD) file into Blend 3. Its really great to see the new amount of information that is persisted during the import, including detailed functionality like Maximize Compatibility. Looking forward to Part 2 which will
be posted on…
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.