SurfaceDJ from Vectorform was one of my favorite applications shown at PDC. Not only does it involve Multi-touch, Surface and music; but it is an example of a new form of collaborative application. Joe Engalan
and Markus Sheldon build up the music, keep it alive and then break it down in…
The question was simple - "What can you build with Silverlight or WPF in 10k?"
Many attempted to dazzle the judges and the community, but only few could win and only one would be granted a trip to MIX09.
To spoil the video and read who won, check out the
PhotoSuru is a new photo viewing sample from the WPF team. The sample provides a unique way to browse a collection of photos, taking advantage of WPF features such as Pixel Shaders, Adaptive Layout and Custom Themes. The
application is based on the recently released
SCE Starter Kit which is…
As a follow-up to
part 1, Jaime Rodriguez meets up with
Unni Ravindranathan from the Expression Blend team. They open the source code project for Blend inside of Blend (endless loop? possibly, but it works). With the code open, Unni explains their
project structure, their naming conventions,…
After a short break for the show, Karl Shifflett is here to welcome us back with wide open arms, a Hawaiian shirt and a demonstration of the new features in Visual
Studio 2010 for WPF development. This is definitely IDE wizardry at its best, making it easier for the developer while creating and…
Nikola Mihaylov came by the studio to explain what a WPF Pixel Shader really is and the code involved and making one. He has a great post on his blog explaining how to
get started with Pixel Shaders along with a custom VS project template to make it even easier.
In his demonstration Nikola…
a new WPF Designer video showing the features added to Beta 2 now available. Check it out and let us know what you think!
Mark Wilson-Thomas demonstrates the new Styling and design features in the WPF and Silverlight Designer in Visual Studio 2010.
The WPF and Silverlight…
In this screencast we'll cover the topics needed to create custom skins for WPF and Silverlight. Topics include Resources, Templates, Styles and Dictionaries, and we'll see how each builds upon the other to provide a very rich and flexible skinning system
on these platforms.
The sample project…
This turned out to be a pretty design-centric episode. Quince the new UX Design Pattern Explorer launched, Illustrator to XAML plug-in is ready to be tested, Alex Knight a XAML Designer is featured and Stimulant shows off their Surface skills.
Stories covered in this episode…
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In this 4 part series, Bob Brumfield and Erwin van der Valk from patterns and practices shows you how to build a modular application using the recently released Composite
Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight - February 2009 (also known as Prism V2).
Part 1. Creating a shell and…