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Introduction to Multitouch Development in Silverlight–Video on Channel 9
I recently published a new screencast on Channel 9 entitled “Introduction to Multitouch Development in Silverlight” at http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/Introduction-to-Multitouch-Development-in-Silverlight . It’s a quick (5-minute) introduction to multitouch development in Silverlight. I briefly...
23 May 2011
Multitouch Part 5: User Experience with Multitouch
To conclude this week-long blog post series on multitouch, let’s talk about user experience. There are certain things to consider when implementing a touch application that are different from keyboard or mouse considerations. Are buttons big enough to touch easily with a finger? Will...
17 Dec 2010
Multitouch Part 4: Multitouch in Silverlight
Yesterday, we discussed multitouch in WPF . Today, let’s investigate how this compares to multitouch in Silverlight. The Silverlight touch model is different from the WPF touch model. Silverlight 4 supports some of the multitouch API from WPF. However, the Silverlight 4 client...
16 Dec 2010
Multitouch Part 3: Multitouch in managed code and WPF
After yesterday’s post on developing with gestures , there may have been wailing and gnashing of teeth that all of the code samples were C++. Well, today we will discuss multitouch in managed code. Now, a little trip down memory lane…remember that Windows 7 was released before .NET 4.0. ...
15 Dec 2010
Multitouch Part 2: Support for Gestures in Windows 7
As mentioned in yesterday’s multitouch post , there are a number of gestures that are recognized by Windows 7 out of the box: Pan (also called Translate) – put a finger or fingers down and drag Rotate – touch with two fingers at opposite ends and turn fingers in a circle Zoom – touch with two fingers...
14 Dec 2010
Multitouch Part 1: Getting Started with Multitouch in Windows 7
This is the first post in a week-long series on multitouch in Windows 7. What is multitouch? Most everyone is comfortable with using a mouse to navigate on a computer. An alternate form of user input is touch. For some time, we have had touch machines (such as tablets) that allow us...
13 Dec 2010
Windows 7 Development Resources
I’ve been digging deeper into Windows 7 development and all of the things that you can do with it (around jumplists, multitouch, sensors and location, etc.), and I’ve compiled a list of resources for others interested in Windows client development. I’ll try to keep this list updated with new resources...
15 Oct 2010
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