jfo's coding

adventures in windows forms and wpf

October, 2009

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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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    Creating a bug repro viewer in 5 minutes

    One of my favorite books of all time is The Pragmatic Programmer . A piece of advice I've always taken to heart is to take the time to make tools that will make you more productive. Today's tool I can share with you - I didn't want to flip back and...
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    High DPI - it's an everyone thing.

    As larger displays are becoming more popular, they're increasingly being used in places like the livingroom. And if you've ever tried to read text across the room with the default DPI setting, you'll find you may need a pair of opera glasses. In Windows...
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    Beta2 is out -- What's new in Cider

    Mark shows off some of the new and exciting features in Cider Beta 2 , including: DataSources window now works in Silverlight (as well as WPF) - you can now drag and drop from this window to your design surface to automatically hook up to data....
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