Karl Shifflett brought one of his favorite Hawaiian shirts and his
XAML Power Toys
in to the studio and it was time to play. Karl demonstrates how to use his Visual Studio Add-In to instantly generate forms for Line of Business applications.
Since the filming of this video Karl has since…
Pascal Bourque demonstrates a prototype of the next Datagrid from
Xceed. They've improved the datagrid by paying attention to perceived response times and adding some modern functionality like pinned headers and smooth scrolling, that handles flicks with a small amount of viscosity.
What is MVVM and why do people keep talking about it? Karl Shifflett explains why its buzz worthy and why you should consider it as a design pattern for your application development. Karl discusses improved
unit testability (including UI testing), full separation and independence between design…
Composite Application Guidance, affectionately known as Prism, version 2 has been released. Prism provides guidance and code that can help you build modular applications that can
adapt to constant changing requirements. In this video, Blaine Wastell provides a quick overview and demonstrates a…
Lots of developers are building XAML-based applications today. Be it WPF, Silverlight or Windows Phone 7, I have seen a lot of people struggle with certain tasks in Visual Studio that would be much easier if undertaken in Expression Blend. Blend seems to be somewhat intimidating to developers,…
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and XAML combine into a rich presentation system for building Windows desktop applications with visually stunning user experiences that incorporate UI, media, and complex business models. Visual Studio 2015 has a number of new features like a .NET Compiler…
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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…
This was the first time I had ever met
Scott Guthrie in person.
Like many devs working with MS dev tools, I was quite familiar with the guy - just about everything he says is useful. I used to code by his posts, articles, and interviews.
Meeting him was weird.
For one thing, he's way…
LINQ stands for Language INtegrated Query and in a nutshell, it makes query and set operations, like SQL statements first class citizens in .NET languages like C# and VB.
Here we visit Anders Hejlsberg in his office to get more on LINQ. Dan Fernandez, also seen in this video, just put up
In this interview
Milind Lele, a Program Manager on the Visual Studio Pro Tools team, shows us one of the new RAD improvements coming to WPF in Visual Studio 2010 -- Drag-Drop Data Binding.
Also check out his blog post on this topic for more information. His team is looking for feedback on this…