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  • Blog Post: Announcing: Vista SP1 RTM/ WPF App quality guide

    The WPF team at Microsoft is happy to present the first release of the WPF Application Quality Guide. http://windowsclient.net/wpf/white-papers/wpf-app-quality-guide.aspx It’s a guide that upon completion can be a one-stop shop for guidance and best practices to improve product quality and testability...
  • Blog Post: MindMap app using Hyperbolic tree

    I recently came across a Hyperbolic tree implementation on codeplex using WPF and thought that a nice usage of it could be in writing a mind map creating application.... I tweaked some of the original code and got a tree with editable nodes... Its been laying around for sometime, so I thought it best...
  • Blog Post: Updated Live maps

    Live maps (maps.live.com) has been updated with a new intuitive UI.. check it out.. its got several new features.. One thing that has me excited is the 1 click directions Search for a business and it shows the list of matches with a link '1-click directions' .. Click on the link and you get something...
  • Blog Post: .NET Source code

    Now thats what I call WOW ... For .NET developers this is like getting hold of the holy grail :) ... " We'll begin by offering the source code (with source file comments included) for the .NET Base Class Libraries (System, System.IO, System.Collections, System.Configuration, System.Threading, System...
  • Blog Post: Windows Live translator

    Heya, one of the requests that I often get is if I could provide a translated version of my blog. Thats going to be difficult considering that my proficiency in these languages is minimal if not nil :) ... but wait, Windows live has this nice translator functionality which does exactly the same. Now...
  • Blog Post: Testing using WPF UI automation

    One question that often pops up among WPF app developers is UI testing... WPF enables this scenario through a new accessibility framework. Some useful resources from mdeavey's post Overview Using UI Automation UI Spy Stress Test using UI Automation (new link : here ) Unit Testing WPF controls...
  • Blog Post: 3.5 features: Viewport2DVisual3D

    Viewport2DVisual3D .... this new feature makes things a lot easier in the 3D world.. What this enables is putting interactive 2D on 3D. This makes things like having a textbox in 3D a breeze... < Viewport2DVisual3D x:Name = " vp2d_multiple_children " Geometry = " {StaticResource mesh} " >...
  • Blog Post: Live search in a Silverlight avatar

    Try out tafiti.com ... Not heard of it... its a new search site from Microsoft which provides Live search results in a Silverlight interface... The site is in beta but it shows the power of Silverlight.. You would need to install the Release candidate of silverlight to get it running... Check it out...
  • Blog Post: 3.5 Features: Enabled hyperlinks in RichTextBox

    hmmm... that was one often requested feature. So to enable hyperlinks in RichTextBox all that is needed is to set the property IsDocumentEnabled on the RichTextBox. Type the following in XamlPadX and you have the hyperlink navigation working. < RichTextBox IsDocumentEnabled = " True " xmlns...
  • Blog Post: 3.5 features: Filtering text with IME languages

    So 3.5 beta2 is out and it has quite a lot of features. So one of them is the filtering mechanism for IME languages. This was not a problem in the english and other non-IME languages. The problems were the events associated with IME input - TextInputStart/Update/input... A major concern was that it was...
  • Blog Post: 3.5 released with many features!!!

    You can now download Visual studio 2008 Beta2 and .Net 3.5 Beta 2. The link is here So whats new in 3.5 - Support for Addins - Xbaps now run in FoerFox - Cookies can be shared between XBAP's and Web Apps - Better support for binding to BindingList coll and LINQ - new UIElement3D, ContainerUIElement3D...
  • Blog Post: Maps integrated into Live Search

    Live Search has now integrated maps into the search itself.. so now if you type in an address you get a map at the top of the search which is interactive... ain't that sweet Search: 156th ave redmond Search: traffic redmond Search : map Fom the Virtual earth blog : Enter the word...
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