Live Writer “Share” Plug-in Posted to MSN Gallery

August 16, 2010

In one of my previous posts I’ve published the code for a Live Writer plug-in that allows you to easily add to your post share buttons for common technological sharing sites, like: DotNetKicks DotNetShoutout CodeProject blog feed DZone AddThis (facebook, twitter, mail, etc.) Since I figured this plug-in can be useful to other people as well I’ve published it on the Microsoft Live Gallery, a gallery for Live Writer plug-ins and more. You can download...
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WPF Inside Out: Dispatcher

August 12, 2010

Back in this post I showed you how you can have a look at the original source code of .NET, including original comments and variable names. In this post we’ll see a few interesting things about WPF’s Dispatcher class. But first some background on the subject. WPF Thread Affinity Almost every WPF element has thread affinity. This means that access to such an element should be made only from the thread that created the element. In order to do so, every element that requires thread affinity is derived, eventually,...

Windows Ribbon for WinForms v2.4 Released – Added 64bit Support

August 9, 2010

The Windows Ribbon for WinForms is a managed wrapper around Windows Ribbon Framework, a free ribbon control that Microsoft provides in Windows 7 and Vista. More details on this project can be found in the project site: windowsribbon.codeplex.com . I’ve just released yet another update to the project. This release adds support for compiling the project on 64bit machines. If you use a 32bit machine, you are safe with your current version. The main change is how I compile the samples applications. Some of the tools...
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Fix CodePlex Error: Repository UUID ‘XXX’ doesn’t match expected UUID ‘YYY’

August 6, 2010

About a month ago, CodePlex have upgraded their TFS servers to to TFS 2010. While this transition was supposed to be invisible to users who connect using the SVN interface, it wasn’t. The Problem This is what I got while trying to update a project which resides on CodePlex, using AnkhSVN plug-in. Or in a search-engine friendly way: SharpSvn.SvnException: Repository UUID 'XXX' doesn't match expected UUID 'YYY'    at SharpSvn.SvnClientArgs.HandleResult(SvnClientContext client, SvnException error, Object targets)    at SharpSvn.SvnClientArgs.HandleResult(SvnClientContext client, svn_error_t*...
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Windows Ribbon for WinForms v2.3 Released – Bug fixes

August 3, 2010

The Windows Ribbon for WinForms is a managed wrapper around Windows Ribbon Framework, a free ribbon control that Microsoft provides in Windows 7 and Vista. More details on this project can be found in the project site: windowsribbon.codeplex.com . Anyway, I’ve just released a new update to the project. This release includes bug fixes related to all the gallery controls: DropDownGallery, SplitButtonGallery, InRibbonGallery and ComboBox. So, if you had any issues with these controls, make sure you put your hands on this version. That’s it for now, ...