In this video we talk with Matthew Scott, a developer on the Word team who takes us through the design and development of the Word 2007 Content Control Toolkit, an application that natively reads and writes Word documents saved
in the Open XML file format. This application has been released to…
What's New: SharePoint 2010 is a series of screencasts centered on what is new in SharePoint 2010 for developers. My goal is to highlight a majority of the major new features that are of interest to developers and help you get started building solutions
on those features. In this episode I am…
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In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder continue a 3-part series on how Performance Counters work and how to add them to an application. This episode focuses on the XML manifest that you develop, that turns in to code when compiled with CTRPP. Resources:Performance Counter…
Sometimes you may want to save app data to local storage when you close or leave the app so that it can be reloaded the next time you run the app. In this video, we'll show you how to save a collection to and load it from app storage in Windows Store apps.
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In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder walk you through a common issues in Windows Store applications that use XML. We use a Windows Store 8.1 app sample to show how missing code affects the stability of the process. Resources:Improving apps with Quality reportsWindows 8.1…
As you may have heard me say before, I love Tower Defense games. In fact, I've always wanted to build one or two but the main problem is that I'm better with ideas than programming. On the other hand, TD games are all very similar—creeps go in, creeps (try to) go out. Meanwhile you try your best to…
Jean Paoli was bouncing around the offices here in building 18 today. Who's he? One of the co-creators of XML. Why was he happy?
Because Office just announced their new file formats all built in XML.
"We just turned on 400 million new people to XML," he told us.
XML Tools team has released the XSLT Profiler Addin for VS 2008 - a quick and reliable performance analysis profiler tool that assists in the development and debugging of XSLT documents. The XSLT Profiler Addin for VS 2008 allows developers to measure, evaluate,
and target performance-related…
Visual Studio has lots of features that increase developer productivity; one of them is the Code Snippets. Visual Studio comes with many code snippets that you can access by right clicking and selecting Insert Snippet, or typing the snippet's name.
With this demo, we would like to show you how…
Ofice 2007 has new file formats for Word, Excel and Powerpoint, based on industry-standard ZIP and XML technologies. These formats were getting a lot of attention at the Office Devcon, where Bill Gates announced the Open XML Formats Developer Group in his
keynote presentation. This new group…