One of the things we've been working on as a team is a guide to help Windows Forms developers ramp up on the WPF Designer in Visual Studio 2008. Thanks to the great writing talents of Jim and the whole Cider PM team, this white paper is now available for all to enjoy.
Following up on the great design time experience that they developed for their SandDock for WPF, divelements has just released their SandRibbon control that includes an impressive array of design time features.
The SandRibbon is a control suite that allows you to add an Office 2007 Ribbon UI to your application.
The good folks at divelements have made use of the following extensibility features:
It's really great to see the power of Cider's extensibility in action.
Check it out: https://downloads.channel8.msdn.com/
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