Order in Chaos: Handling unhandled exceptions in a WPF application

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Introduction So you want to handle somehow all the unhandled exceptions in your application. Usually you want to accomplish one of the following: Log the exception for later diagnostics Present the user an unhandled exception UI, nicer than the default You heard there’s an event you should register, or maybe you find one by mistake, but is it the correct one? Did you know there are four (!) different events for handling unhandled exceptions in the .NET framework? So what is the...

Windows Ribbon for WinForms: FAQ

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

While working on the Windows Ribbon Framework I’ve came across many repeating questions from users. So I’ve decided to write a Frequently Asked Questions post regarding the Windows Ribbon Framework and its wrapper Windows Ribbon for WinForms. The questions were collected from the Windows Ribbon Development forum, Windows Ribbon for WinForms Discussions and from comments posted on my blog.   What are the supported platforms for the Windows Ribbon Framework? The Windows Ribbon Framework is only supported on: Windows 7 Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2)...

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...

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

Friday, May 20, 2011

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. ...

Coming session: Using Windows 7 Features in .NET Applications, at Sela Haifa in Israel

Saturday, May 14, 2011

In case you missed one of my previous Windows 7 sessions, here is your chance to catch it. On May 24th I’ll be giving two sessions about “Using Windows 7 Features in .NET Applications”, as part of Sela Haifa Open House. On the first session “The 7 Show: From XP to Win 7” we will talk about new features in Windows 7 that will modernize your application. We will learn how to work with the new Taskbar, how to work with Sensors, how to use the Ribbon interface and more. ...
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Coming session: Using Windows 7 Features in .NET Applications, at .NET User Group in Israel

Saturday, May 7, 2011

On May 18th I’ll be giving two sessions about “Using Windows 7 Features in .NET Applications”, as part of the monthly .NET User Group sessions, in Microsoft offices, Ra’anana, Israel. On the first session “The 7 Show: From XP to Win 7” we will talk about new features in Windows 7 that will modernize your application. We will learn how to work with the new Taskbar, how to work with Sensors, how to use the Ribbon interface and more. The session will be rich with examples in .NET,...
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MSDN Event: Windows 7 features and Multi-Touch Session – Slide Deck and Demos

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Last Thursday (07.04.2011) I’ve delivered an MSDN session about  “Using Windows 7 Features in .NET applications” at Microsoft Ra’anana. I want to thank all the attendees who came to hear the session, I truly enjoyed it. In the session 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. You can download both...

Coming session: Using Windows 7 Features in .NET Applications, in Microsoft Israel

Monday, March 28, 2011

Next Thursday, 07.04.2011, I’ll be giving two sessions about “Using Windows 7 Features in .NET Applications”, in Microsoft offices, Ra’anana, Israel. On the first session “The 7 Show: From XP to Win 7” we will talk about new features in Windows 7 that will modernize your application. We will learn how to work with the new Taskbar, how to work with Sensors, how to use the Ribbon interface and more. The session will be rich with examples in .NET, WPF and WinForms. On the second session “Touch...
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Windows Ribbon for WinForms v2.5 Released – New Events Mechanism

Monday, October 11, 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 another update to the project. Note: this release contains breaking changes, only take it if you are starting a new project, or you don’t mind the needed updates to your code. Basically I’ve changed how events are exposed in the library, made it a little more .NET friendly. ...
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Windows Ribbon for WinForms v2.4 Released – Added 64bit Support

Monday, 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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