Our Cider extensibility points are finally pretty much locked down and all of the functionality you need to write a design time is available for you to play with. A good starting point is my TechEd sample which is attached to my posting here: http://blogs.msdn.com/jnak/archive/2007/08/10/recording-of-my-teched-talk-on-cider-wpf-designer-design-time-extensibility.aspx
Over the coming weeks I'll be blogging about the main design time features in Cider and all the cool things you can do. Stay tuned!
We have walked through the cider features, we have discussed its integration with Blend and the sweet
The extensibility sample was fantastic! Just wanted to know though...does my control property have to be a WPF property to be recognised by the property system and to be handled by the property editor? [for property value editiing..] Can the property editor deal with normal CLR properties in my custom control?
The property editor handles Dependency Properties, Attached Properties and CLR properties. So yes, the property editor can deal with normal CLR properties on your custom control.