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  • Blog Post: IE8 Beta2 - The RIA Slice

    The Internet Explorer Beta 2 was released yesterday introducing quite some new features about which you already probably read in one of the various like the IE8 Homepage or the announcement on the official IE Blog . However there may be a feature that isn't mentioned too often which is the fact that...
  • Blog Post: Quick Win Series - Silverlight Background Transparency With "Orcas"

    Have you already tried to create a Silverlight project with Visual Studio "Orcas" and wondered why setting the isWindowless property to true and the background property to transperent on the Javascript function that creates the Silverlight control like seen below has no real visible effect when you run...
  • Blog Post: Mixing Up In Germany - XTOPIA Is Open For Registration

    I just returned from a great Mix '07 conference in Las Vegas with some exciting announcements, great keynotes and sessions. So there's a lot to discover and to learn about all the products and technologies Microsoft has released or is about to release in the near future to help designers, developers...
  • Blog Post: WPF 3D - Blender Helps You Getting Productive

    The last few days I played around with the 3d capabilities of the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). After doing my first steps understanding the basics and and the differences between WPFs 2d and 3D coordinate-systems and painting manual sketches of my primitive 3D objects I found this kind of workflow...
  • Blog Post: Checking For Installed Media Center Applications From MCML

    With the new Windows Media Center Presentation Layer (WMCPL) programming model it becomes easy to create rich and interactive media center experiences. While WMCPL supports an online only deployment and delivery model namely Windows Media Center Presentation Layer Web Applications many applications will...
  • Blog Post: Quick Win Series - Intellisense For WCF Service Configurations

    If you ever wondered why you don't have Intellisense support in Visual Studio 2005 when working on a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Service Configuration in a web project then here comes the workaround. The reason for that is that you add your service configuration to the web configuration...
  • Blog Post: Media Center@Vista - Let's Unite What's Been Separated

    One great thing about most of today's presentation layer technologies is that they not only support but sometimes even enforce a separation of application logic and the view. This is also true for the new Media Center presentation layer language called Media Center Markup Language (MCML) coming with...
  • Blog Post: TV Broadcast & Custom Media Center Applications

    With the upcoming release of Windows Vista there is also a new version of Windows Media Center to be released. When it comes to developing custom applications for Vista Media Center you now, maybe unfortunately, have a choice of technology. While the only option within Windows XP Media Center Edition...
  • Blog Post: Endless possibilities with WPF - But don't forget the basics

    Have you already had a look at the next generation UI Framework included in WinFX shipping in the Vista timeframe? It's called Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and the in short the bullet points of WPF are: Unified approach to user interface, documents and media with one programming model...
  • Blog Post: Managing the application lifecycle accross diverse teams and organizations

    Recently I had an interesting meeting with a customer facing several challenges in managing operations of a complex hosting infrastructure. The main challenges were resulting out of the fact that the customer himself does the operation and the overall project management but the software components and...
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