Ribbon Explorer 1.1 has just been released

August 20, 2009

Windows 7 introduces a new Windows Ribbon framework, a framework that enables creating of a modern rich user interface and user experience based on the Office 2007 fluent UI concepts. The Windows Ribbon framework adopted the Model-View-Controller pattern. The UI is written using XAML like language, the controller is a COM based code and the Model is your business logic.  To enable developing the Ribbon markup we have created the Ribbon Explorer program.  These are the feature of Ribbon Explorer: Read a Ribbon markup file which its full path is provided in the first argument of the command...

Make your application runs and shines on Windows 7

August 7, 2009

Moving applications to new platform is not an easy decision to make. Sometimes you have no choice, new desktops and laptops run the new operating system and you have to support your clients. Sometimes you do have a choice, you install your application with the system and you can choose the operating system that your code will run on. There are two factors in this dilemma: first is the investment effort on making the application compatible with the new O/S comparing to the benefit (ROI). Second is that the application will probably need to continue running on the old...

The easy way to get dump files on Windows Vista/Server 2008 and Windows 7/Server 2008 R2

August 6, 2009

I have finished a Windows Internal course this week at Taldor. Windows Internal is a very special course. Usually when you go to a course, you know what the direct benefit is. You go to C# course; you will learn how to code in C#. You go to WPF, you … got the point. When you take the Windows Internal course, you just become better Windows user, Administrator and Programmer. After the course you have the feeling that you know the system. You know how it is built; you know what's going inside the machine. Teaching the course is...

Changes to the Ribbon in The Windows 7 RTM

August 3, 2009

In these days I am finishing writing the second chapter of two in a book about Windows 7 Development. I have joined the other authors of the book to assist and I am writing about developing the Windows Ribbon. The first chapter deals with the XAML language of the native Ribbon, while the second chapter deals with the code behind. The first chapter is already went to the editor. About couple of days ago, I have got a mail from the editor that says that other writers found some differences between the Windows RC version and the RTM. Since...
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