The concept of "Lookless controls" in WPF is fundamental and once understood is one of its greatest assets. Dr. WPF has posted an extensive tutorial on
Styling, Templates and Triggers that can show you how to get started using these features.
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.
One of the first things I noticed in the new Windows 7 RC is the new collection of Wallpapers available. Plenty of grand vistas of landscape and color blends remain, but
this version includes a line of very artistic illustrations. Over on the e7 blog, the story was posted today about
In accordance with Facebook announcing
their new Open Stream API, Microsoft previewed a WPF and Silverlight applications visualizing
the freshly made available data. Rafe Needleman captured a good video of the
Silverlight and WPF Facebook Open Stream API demos.
announced a new site called Talking About Windows that provides a behind the scenes look at the making of Windows 7. The interviews available on the site are done with Windows engineers talking about their story. These aren't paid actors or Channel
Yochay Kiriaty has completed is fifth post over on the Windows 7 Developer Blog covering
how to take advantage of the Libraries feature in Windows 7.
His most recent post provides a review of the last four articles:
This is the fifth post about Windows 7 Libraries. By now, you should be…