jfo's coding

adventures in windows forms and wpf

December, 2006

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About JFo

Jessica (aka JFo) has 9 years experience building user interface libraries at Microsoft.   As a developer on the Windows Forms team, Jessica designed and implemented various aspects of the Windows Forms runtime for the 1.1 and 2.0 releases of the .Net Framework.  Her current project is the "Cider" designer for the "Dev10" release of Visual Studio.

About the blog

This blog is designed to talk about two different subjects: Windows Forms and the "Cider" designer for the Windows Presentation Foundation.  For a list of articles on Windows Forms, be sure to check the "Best and worst of JFos Coding by Category."

Providing WPF feedback

There are multiple ways customers can provide feedback and suggestions for Windows Presentation Foundation:

Providing Cider Feedback

Cider is in its early stages of development.  We encourage customers to send us feedback through  

Providing Windows Forms Feedback

There are several ways to provide feedback to the Windows Forms team


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    Goodbye Redmond

    In January, I'll be hanging up my keyboard for a while as I move to Australia. I have really enjoyed my work at Microsoft; particularly with my team, which is filled with smart, talented folk who really care about doing the right thing. This will be...
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    Bloopers and Outtakes

    I've been going through some older stuff, and I found a few "unpublished" works, which I'm posting for you as-is, un-edited, in all it's glory. The Painting Stages of the ToolStrip Renderer Discusses the ordering of calls to the layers of the toolstrip...
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    Customer question roundup

    I've been heads down working on a project lately, and I've let a few questions build up. My apologies for this, here's what I have (if it's still useful): Updates from Everen on fixing the disabled drawing for the ever-popular SplitButton sample ....
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