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  • Blog Post: 3 by 3 from me

    In keeping with my 3 year twitter-versary , here’s 3 twitter clients for 3 different platforms WPF Sobees Lite Seesmic for Windows Mahtweets Silverlight Sobees Web Gadfly Twittzure Windows Mobile Twikini Pocketwit Motweets Enjoy! If you want to find more twitter apps – head over to http://oneforty.com...
  • Blog Post: Sydney May23rd - "Windows Presentation Foundation" Community Workshop and Bushfire Appeal

    My old team back in Australia continues to do *great* stuff. One of the cool things they have been doing is the WPF Community Workshop and Bushfire Appeal . A workshop will be held in Sydney on May 23rd , and it looks like there’s still space available. Sounds like a wonderful opportunity to learn stuff...
  • Blog Post: Sobees – so WPFee!

    At the PDC, I met up with Vincent Rithner , who is the man behind Sobees . I wrote a post about bTwitter, which was another neat WPF app from the team. Now the full platform is done! So what is Sobees ? It’s a social desktop aggregator. sobees organizes and integrates Web applications and services onto...
  • Blog Post: Want to do What If?

    The US election is a few days away. Here’s a cool tool to make electoral vote predictions like Chuck Todd of MSNBC has on air, using Microsoft Surface. From your desktop, using the richness of WPF, you can make your own predictions, compare them with Chuck Todd and manipulate based on voter trends, poll...
  • Blog Post: Wonderful WPF Applications : bTwitter

    I got a note from one of my twitter friends , vincent rithner , about a new WPF application - bTwitter It's a cool, simple WPF frontend for Twitter , with some cute animations. It is a part the Sobees platform - I need to make some time to check that out too. Technorati Tags: bTwitter , WPF , Sobees
  • Blog Post: Wonderful WPF Applications : Manga Reader

    Larry Larsen highlights the Manga Reader in WPF at http://mangareader.wordpress.com/ This is a really cool use of WPF and demonstrates a great online experience I've sent the link to Rigo. Hopefully I can convince him to read his manga online from now on. Technorati Tags: Manga , Manga Reader , WPF
  • Blog Post: Extra! Extra! Read all about it. News Reader SDK has been released!

    Tim Sneath has the good news - We've Released the News Reader SDK! The Newsreader SDK , or as it is officially called the Syndicated Client Experiences Starter Kit , is now out in the wild, so you can build your own WPF newsreader, just like the New York Times Reader , the Seattle Post-Intelligencer...
  • Blog Post: Wonderful WPF App : RIPT

    I had a coffee with Tim Sneath today. It was good to catch up. He told me lots of things, and he gave me a demo of a really cool WPF app call RIPT . Since I am always on the lookout for WPF apps, I had to download it and it is really really sweet. Organize your thoughts, tasks, inspirations, ambitions...
  • Blog Post: Wonderful WPF App : OutSync

    I've been slowly building up a bunch of friends on Facebook . I've come across a really nifty little app called Outsync and it's a WPF app What is it? OutSync is a free Windows application that syncs photos of your Facebook friends with matching contacts in Microsoft Outlook. It allows you to select...
  • Blog Post: Flotzam : A Twitter, Facebook, Flickr & RSS Mash-up

    I recently installed Flotzam on my new laptop and it's really really cool. I've got it running as a screensaver From the Flotzam site: Watch the flotsam and jetsam of data that you care about in this mash-up of Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and blogs. Using this simple application, you can configure what...
  • Blog Post: nibbles : snack tutorials (Silverlight and Blend) for hungry designers

    I recently put up a post about some upcoming Silverlight training, Some folks asked for shorter, snappier, online training. well - check out these nibbles training on Silverlight, made with Silverlight! and they even have a nibbles blog Technorati tags: Silverlight , Nibbles
  • Blog Post: Mashup Virtual Earth with Twitter and you get twitterearth

    We're all mad about twitter at the moment - well I am anyways . Inspired by the awesome Twittervision , I put out the challenge to some local developers. The call was answered by the team at Genexis and they pulled together twitterearth . They attended the Sydney VE workshop on Monday afternoon and today...
  • Blog Post: Wonderful WPF Apps : Thoughtex

    It's been a while since I featued cool WPF Apps. Joseph Cooney has been working on a WPF Project which just went live - http://thoughtex.net , which is a free mind mapping tool written in Windows Presentation Foundation and deployed via ClickOnce. How Cool! Here's a few screen shots from the site. Create...
  • Blog Post: Intensive Applied WPF course - coming soon to Sydney

    I dropped the folks from Readify from my blogroll. It wasn't intentional, it just happened. I didn't think anyone would notice, and not many did until just recently. To make it up, here's a plug for an upcoming WPF course Readify’s latest Industrial Strength Series event will be PluralSight’s intensive...
  • Blog Post: Beta Ending Soon

    Got this message today when I fired up the New York Times Reader More info at the NY Times site Technorati tags: WPF , NY Times Reader
  • Blog Post: MIX University

    Come to MIX University where you can get overviews, videos, demonstrations and technology drill-downs into our next-generation web technologies. ASP.NET AJAX Video | Powerpoint | Demo | Demo 2 | Demo 3 | Demo 4 | Hands-On Lab ASP.NET AJAX is a free framework for quickly creating a new generation of more...
  • Blog Post: Wonderful WPF Apps: Notescraps

    Tim Sneath is doing a series of posts about great WPF applications , and his #8 caught my eye Great WPF Applications #8: NoteScraps I love this little application: it's a joyous example of how the subtle use of WPF can add greatly to an application experience. NoteScraps is a handy little tool for jotting...
  • Blog Post: 'The Age of User Experience' is nigh

    It is a wonderful moment for a parent to see their children take those first steps, say their first words, go on their first date, etc etc. For me, it's also wonderful seeing members of the team go out and do good things. Shane Morris , our User Experience Bloke , is kicking off a little roadshow he...
  • Blog Post: Wonderful WPF Apps : Wikipedia Explorer (BETA)

    I spotted this over on James Senior's blog : Wikipedia Explorer Wikipedia Explorer can be run as a ClickOnce application via this link: Wikipedia Explorer . I think I've spent the last 2 hours playing with this little app. Technorati tags: WPF , Wikipedia Explorer
  • Blog Post: Wonderful WPF Apps : Yahoo! Messenger for Windows Vista

    Shane Morris (and others ) point to the Yahoo! Messenger on WPF! demo featured on 10, which was shown at CES. Michael Coates has done a stellar job at bringing all the news together about this in a series of recent posts Next-Generation Yahoo Messenger More on that cool Yahoo Messenger, built in WPF...
  • Blog Post: The 1st Australian WPF/E app in the wild

    I spotted this over at Delicate Genius Blog - a WPF/E video player Is this the first public Australian WPF/E app? Methinks it may be! Nice Work Mr Kordahi Technorati tags: WPF/E , Delicate Genius [ Current Listening to : Al I Want for Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth) by King Cole Trio from Ultra-Lounge...
  • Blog Post: A city called Microbe, where Flash and WPF/E co-exist peacefully

    Scott Barnes sent me a link to a post on theWPFBlog It's a great little example which illustrates that the two technologoes can co-exist in a web environment. Thx for the pointer Scott , and nice work Lee from TheWPFBlog Technorati tags: WPF , WPF/E , Microbe , The WPF Blog [ Current Listening to : Back...
  • Blog Post: WPF/E - Right Here, Right Now

    Do my eyes deceive me? WPF/E is coming ... MSDN has a WPF/E Dev Center , so it must be true! “WPF/E” is Microsoft’s solution for delivering rich, cross-platform, interactive experiences including animation, graphics, audio and video for the Web and beyond. Utilizing a subset of XAML (eXtensible Application...
  • Blog Post: Wonderful WPF Apps : UniveRSS - a 3D Vista RSS Reader

    My brothers & sister in EMEA have been busy. They have launched an curious application called UniveRSS . UniveRSS is a 3D RSS feed reader for Windows Vista. It leverages the Windows Presentation Foundation and provides a stunning way of visualizing RSS feeds and their content. It introduces a full...
  • Blog Post: Wonderful WPF Apps : TrialBalance

    TrialBalance is a project being developed by Paul Stovell TrialBalance is a free, shared-source accounting application that is designed to teach basic double-entry bookkeeping to High School and University students. TrialBalance is not designed to run your business or to do your tax, although, if you...
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