Jerry Nixon

Microsoft Developer Evangelist

April, 2014

Posts
  • Jerry Nixon

    Announcing: Developer’s Guide to Microsoft Prism 5.0 for WPF

    imagePrism provides guidance in the form of samples and documentation that help you easily design and build rich, flexible, and easily maintained Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) desktop applications. Using design patterns that embody important architectural design principles, such as separation of concerns and loose coupling, Prism helps you to design and build applications using loosely coupled components that can evolve independently but that can be easily and seamlessly integrated into the overall application. In short, these applications are "built to last" and "built for change." These types of applications are known as composite applications.

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  • Jerry Nixon

    Common Copyright Mistakes

    Copyright is a form of protection grounded in the US Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression.image

    • WRONG:
      If an image is on the Internet/Bing it is in the public domain
    • WRONG:
      If there is no copyright notice, I don’t need permission
    • WRONG:
      If I don’t profit from the use, I don’t need permission
    • WRONG:
      If I remove the image after notice, I don’t owe any money
    • WRONG:
      If I alter the image X% I don’t need permission
    • WRONG:
      If I only use a part of the image I don’t need permission
    • WRONG:
      If I only include a hyperlink and click it to show the image I don’t need permission
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