I’m a Microsoft MVP!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

  I've recently received an email from Microsoft notifying me I've been awarded Microsoft MVP in Visual C# ! I’d like to thank Microsoft and specifically Guy Burstein for his guidance and excellent advice on finding ways to help the developers community. Also, a special thanks is in order for my managers at Sela Group: David Bassa, Caro Segal and Ishai Ram for giving me the time to invest in the developers community.Lastly, I'd like to thank you, my blog readers. Now that I got this out, I can continue my Thailand honeymoon trip :) That's it for now,Arik Poznanski.
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Using PriorityBinding in WPF – Screencast [HEB]

Sunday, July 31, 2011

In the last screencasts we've seen how to use and implement IValueConverter and how to use Multi-Binding for advanced data binding scenarios. This time we continue with advanced binding and explore the benefits of PriorityBinding, a useful binding gem feature that lets you define multiple sources for your binding target value, with priorities. Please notice that the screencast was recorded in Hebrew, but the demo is clear enough to be watched without understanding a word. You can watch the screencast on YouTube HD here. Or here, embedded in my blog: ...

Build 2011, Here I Come!

Thursday, July 28, 2011

  All is set: Conference ticket – check. Plane ticket – check. Hotel – check. Build – Here I come! If everything goes as scheduled, in approx. a month and a half I'll be on the plane to Anaheim California, heading to the biggest conference Microsoft ever produced. Build (AKA PDC 2011) will be all about Windows 8. From some research I've done, which from obvious reasons can't be disclosed at this stage, Windows 8 is going to bring...
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Using MultiBinding and IMultiValueConverter in WPF – Screencast [HEB]

Sunday, July 24, 2011

In my last two screencasts I showed how you can use and implement IValueConverter to control the data binding process. This time we continue our exploration of the data binding customizations and see what does multi-binding mean and how to use and implement IMultiValueConverter. Please notice that the screencast was recorded in Hebrew, but the demo is clear enough to be watched without understanding a word. You can watch the screencast on YouTube HD here. Or here, embedded in my blog:     That's it for now, Arik...

Implementing IValueConverter in WPF – Screencast [HEB]

Monday, July 18, 2011

This screencast is a direct continuation of the previous one, where I showed how to use an object implementing IValueConverter in WPF. In this screencast I show how to implement IValueConverter to provide custom logic when performing data binding. Please notice that the screencast was recorded in Hebrew, but the demo is clear enough to be watched without understanding a word. You can watch the screencast on YouTube HD here. Or here, embedded in my blog:     On my next screencast we will see how you to use Multi-Binding in a WPF...

Using IValueConverter in WPF – Screencast [HEB]

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Recently, I've recorded some screencasts that demonstrates common techniques when implementing line-of-business applications in WPF. In the coming month, each week, I will release a new screencast on a topic of choice. I've decided to start my screencasts with a few common binding techniques. In the first screencast I give a simple demonstration on how to use IValueConverter in a WPF application. Please notice that the screencast was recorded in Hebrew, but the demo is clear enough to be watched without understanding a word. You can watch the screencast on YouTube HD here. Or here, embedded in my blog:On my next screencast we...

I’m a Microsoft Community Contributor

Saturday, July 2, 2011

  I've recently been announced that I was awarded the Microsoft Community Contributor Award for the year 2011! For those who don't know: "The Microsoft Community Contributor Award is reserved for participants who have made notable contributions in Microsoft online community forums such as TechNet, MSDN and Answers." In the past year I've written approximately one hundred blog posts, published numerous articles on CodeProject, WebMaster.org.il and HWzone.co.il and contributed a few CodePlex and MSDN Code Gallery projects. I've also participated in moderating the MS .NET Israel forum and frequent many other MS forums. ...
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Sela Haifa Open House: Windows 7 features and Multi-Touch Session – Slide Deck and Demos

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Today (24.05.2011) I’ve delivered two sessions about “Using Windows 7 Features in .NET applications” in Sela Haifa Open House which was presented in Philips building in Haifa. Dear Philips (and other) developers, I had a great time presenting today's Windows 7 sessions. Thank you for coming!   In the sessions I talked about how to use new Windows 7 features like the new Taskbar, sensors API, the Ribbon control supplied with Windows 7, Application restart and Recovery and plenty of Multi-Touch. We’ve seen numerous examples, mainly in C++ Win32, WinForms and...

Sela Developer Days 2011 – Save the Date!

Friday, May 20, 2011

Sela Technology Center is proud to present Sela Developer Days 2011 which will be held on June 26-30. One stage - hottest topics - Israel and world lead experts. A rare opportunity to hear all about the next big things in our technological world. 25 full-day workshops 15 lead experts 5 days You can find the full agenda on the conference website. Although I recommend ALL the lectures, I believe my blog readers will most enjoy...

.NET User Group: Windows 7 features and Multi-Touch Session – Slide Deck and Demos

Yesterday (18.05.2011) I’ve delivered two sessions about “Using Windows 7 Features in .NET applications” in the Israeli .NET User Group, at Microsoft offices in Ra’anana. I want to thank all the attendees who came to hear the sessions, I truly enjoyed it. In the sessions I talked about how to use new Windows 7 features like the new Taskbar, sensors API, the Ribbon control supplied with Windows 7, Application restart and Recovery and plenty of Multi-Touch. We’ve seen numerous examples in C++ Win32, C# WinForms, C# WPF and C# Silverlight. ...