A gathering of posts covering what's going on in the world of the Microsoft Client Continuum. Client Technologies include Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8, WPF, Silverlight, Expression Studio, ASP.Net and Live Services.
Regex Hero is a free online Regular Expression Tool written in Silverlight. Not only does that make it easier for the author to add instantaneous highlighting, but it also provides the
user an easy way to test against the .NET regular expression engine.
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A new post on the e7 blog goes into detail about the new
Media Streaming features in Windows 7. Features include easily sharing media with other PCs and DLNA devices on your home network, remote control mode, transcoding media types and more. The best part is a lot of this functionality is…
The upcoming arrival of Windows 7 brings new opportunities for developers and their applications. Tim Sneath has posted
a Windows 7 guide covering Application Compatibility and toolkits that enable you to take advantage of new features in Windows 7 like Multi-touch, Taskbar, Sensors and more.
Behaviors, Triggers and Actions released with Blend 3 allow for developers to wrap up logic into objects that can instantly add interactivity and functionality to an application just by dragging and dropping. This encapsulation is great for reuse along
with empowering designers.
Karsten Januszewski has posted a
write up on his XAML Playground project, a design surface written in Silverlight using
Gestalt. The source code is available so you can see a glimpse into the work it takes to create a design tool.
The ArcGIS API for Silverlight and WPF has been released along with a showcase application demonstrating
some of the key concepts. Features include redlining (draw, edit, delete), layer controls, geodetic radius tool, line and polygon measure, GeoRSS layer, WMS Layer, Gazetteer locator control,…
This is a great example of how to use a WebSlice effectively. On the Web Design World site you can grab a WebSlice of the agenda, which displays just the sessions
for Day 1. Presuming that the WebSlice will then update on Day 2 to display the Day 2 sessions, my hope is that every conference…
For every download of Internet Explorer 8 from the Browser for the Better site, Microsoft will donate 8 meals to
Feeding America. That's pretty cool and it reminds me of the i'm MAKING A DIFFERENCE initiative with Messenger.
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.