User Experience is important at Microsoft. One place where UX really shines is in Visual Studio, and the tooling and templates for Silverlight. In September, I had the pleasure of catching up with Tsitsi Gora, UX designer at Microsoft. We discussed what it's like to be a designer in developer…
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…
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.
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.
En este video, observaremos la manera de crear un panel para usar dentro de Word, que contendrá fragmentos de texto a los que luego de hacerles doble click podremos insertar dentro del documento a través de Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
El panel fue diseñado usando Blend 3 y aprovechando…
Leverage your existing SVG assets in Expression Design to produce XAML elements for WPF and/or Silverlight applications. This screencast demonstrates converting SVG files to XAML using Expression Design and consuming them in a Silverlight application.
Als ich in Redmond war, habe ich mit Christian Schormann gesprochen. Christian ist Deutscher und arbeitet bei Microsoft Corp in Redmond als Director of Program Management für Expression.
Christian interessiert sich für Interactive-Storytelling und bessere User-Experiences. In…