• Tim Sneath

    Embedding Resources within an Avalon Application

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    I've been writing a game recently using Avalon, as part of which I wanted to load and display a number of sprites and other graphical objects. There were two specific problems I wanted to resolve: what was the best way to cache the sprite images for efficient...
  • Tim Sneath

    Avalon Community Technology Preview Now Available to non-MSDN Subscribers

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    As a result of overwhelming customer feedback, we've now made the Avalon November CTP available to anyone who wants to get their hands on it, whether or not you've got an MSDN subscription. This is the first release of Avalon that supports Windows XP...
  • Tim Sneath

    Serenity and the Art of Microsoft Serfdom

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    I've been taking a short timeout to look forward to the year ahead and just to let some thoughts percolate a little. Most companies encourage their employees to set down some commitments or objectives for the year ahead on a professional level, and this...
  • Tim Sneath

    Two Horns of a Longhorn

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    I received a phone call out of the blue a few weeks back from US customs informing me that they had received an animal's head with my name as the listed recipient, and could I tell them what animal it was, what country it was from, whether it had been...
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