March, 2006

  • Nick on Silverlight and WPF

    A threading white paper

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    Tyler and I have been working on a white paper about threading for a long time now, figured I should try out the blog's new "attachments" feature and share a draft of it with you so you don't need to wait for the next CTP. One major caveat -- the sample...
  • Nick on Silverlight and WPF

    How we prioritize bugs

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    As WPF gets closer and closer to shipping, one of the things I spend a lot of my time doing is bug triage -- prioritizing bugs and deciding which to fix. We'd like to fix all bugs, of course, but that's just not reality. There's only so many hours in...
  • Nick on Silverlight and WPF

    Which cursor to use?

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    Someone on the forums was asking about how to set the mouse cursor programmatically, it reminded me about the different steps WPF uses to decide which cursor to display: 1) When the mouse moves, we query what the cursor should be and set it to that...
  • Nick on Silverlight and WPF

    Subclassing Window's WndProc

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    Every now and then, you'll find a windows message that has no WPF equivalent. HwndSource lets you use a WndProc to get window messages; what you may not know is that you can still use the Window class. It's not obvious how to go from a Window to a...
  • Nick on Silverlight and WPF

    Changes around resources

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    We made a couple changes to how resources (FrameworkElementaryresources) work in the last CTP, they've kind of flown under the radar so I wanted to call them out: FindResource() throws an exception if the resources not found; we introduced a method...
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