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  • Blog Post: XAML: Property Value Precedence

    Calvin Hobbes on Writing -- I used to hate writing assignments, but now I enjoy them. I realized that the purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure poor reasoning and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and  impenetrable fog! ___________________________________________________________________________...
  • Blog Post: 70-511 Exam Guide: The ties that bind, BindingBase, Data Binding, MultiBinding, Binding Group

    Objective: Managing Data at the User Interface Layer Sub: Implement value converters in WPF. Links that I am reading for the 70-511 Exam: .BindingGroupName Property http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc647308.aspx Data Binding Overview http://msdn.microsoft...
  • Blog Post: 70-511, Exam Guide: Sorting Data

    Boring.  Sorting Data.  You would figure that sorting data would be the same for every language.  It’s not.  Every language creator or language community thinks that it can do data sorts better than the other language communities.  So if you are going to sort data in Windows...
  • Blog Post: 70-511 Exam Guide: Threading Model, Dispatcher

      Totally AWESOME sample: Threading Model Do what it takes, memorize the DispatchPriority Enumerations (not the numeric component, just the Member names and how to use them): Invalid: This is an invalid priority. Inactive: Operations are not processed. SystemIdle: Operations are processed when the...
  • Blog Post: Exam 70-511: Show the user the progress of a file download using a Background thread

      How to: Download a File in the Background Still studying for the 70-511 exam.  Learning a lot that I thought I knew and used the knowledge at the CIO Summit at Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond this week.  I like to learn stuff, so it is very nice that I get to do this for my job. ...
  • Blog Post: 70-511 Exam Prep: Pack URIs in WPF

    Another blog that won’t get many hits, sigh, hope it isn’t as bad as security blogs.  Of course it won’t get as many hits as the Kinect Hack blog.  Anyway…This is a brain dump from reading the entry at: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa970069.aspx I put it into the UI objective for...
  • Blog Post: WPF Exam Prep 70-511: What Stretch Properties to use with a Viewbox?

    From: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms752301.aspx User Interface Ok, the various Stretch Properties to use and when? <!—None: Content larger than the control is clipped --> <Button Name="btn1" Click="stretchNone">Stretch="None"</Button>  ...
  • Blog Post: Exam 70-511 Prep: Flow Documents in WPF

    If you add a flow document to the application so that users can easily search and navigate the contents for new space alien species (or whatever real life example you might come up with)   The flow document needs to be displayed within an existing window. The window must display the flow document...
  • Blog Post: Discussions about secure code design is not a traffic driver

    Wow, talk about a drop in blog hits, writing about secure code is a definite bummer.  It makes sense, since design secure code is really boring, and frankly I think that trusting humans to generate secure code is insane. OF COURSE talking about Kinect, or designing Xbox games, is attractive, writing...
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