Set binding, based on trigger

יום שני, אוקטובר 13, 2008

Let’s say, that you want to set binding. However, you want to set it by using some trigger. Wait! Why I need it? Let’s say, that I have some very special object, that actually has no hard-coded properties. All it’s properties are created during the runtime, based on some trigger. In this case, I still want to use binding, however, if the property does not exists, I cannot do it. In this special case (that we’ll probably speak more later), we...
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Silverlight Bidi Controls Library RC0 and movement from Beta 2 to RC0

יום ראשון, אוקטובר 5, 2008

Finally, I got free minute to convert Silverlight BiDi controls from Silverlight beta 2 to RC0 (you can download SL rc0 tools for VS2008 here) and as usual some breaking changes (the full list is here) Calendar and DatePicker moved from System.Windows.Controls.Extended into System.Windows.Controls – Extended namespace is now deprecated. CalendarButton is not inside System.Windows.Controls.Primitives TypeConverter.CanConvertFrom(Type sourceType) was changed and now it has new first parameter ITypeDescriptorContext context ...
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Free Microsoft Expression series video training catalogs

יום שבת, אוקטובר 4, 2008

MSDN download center just published video catalogs, where you can find sample chapters of Total Training’s video series for Microsoft Expression studio. Worth to download and see. Here the breakdown by products Expression Blend 2 Expression Encoder 2 Expression Design 2 Expression Media 2 Expression Web 2 Also,...
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For all those, who have problems with running WPF Performance Profiling tool – Microsoft cares

יום שני, ספטמבר 29, 2008

Three days ago, I announced the new release of WPF Performance Profiling Tool. A couple hours after this was announced, I got a number of comments from you, readers. It was about issues with running this tool. I checked the issue and forwarded it to development team from Microsoft. The problem was in bad parsing of comma and point characters in this tool, when using it on non-US locale. Dev team took care about it and hopefully they will provide a...
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The new version of WPF Performance Profiling Tool is available for download

יום שישי, ספטמבר 26, 2008

Finally, after a long time of silence, the new version of WPF Performance Profiling Tool is available for download for x32 and x64 OSs.  So, what’s new there? Ton of UI improvements for Visual Profiler New search function to quick find elements in visual tree Hot path (critical path) of CPU usage aside with CPU usage for single element Configuration of tint for overlay windows ...
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Developers academy 3 – vote your choice

יום שלישי, ספטמבר 9, 2008

If you're "in" WPF and/or Silverlight development and want to learn more about high performance programming in WPF or your ability to develop once for WPF and Silverlight, you're invited to vote for my session in Dev Academy 3 and attend it: High performance programming with WPF in .NET framework 3.5 SP1.NET 3.5 SP1 (Arrowhead) brings you full power of WPF by taking into account huge performance enhancements for Line-Of-Business by using data virtualization and high graphical applications by access...
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Slides and desks from my Expert Days’ sessions

יום שישי, אוגוסט 22, 2008

Because of the new job, I’m bit tight in time, however, I  found a time to post slides from my sessions in Expert Days. Also, hand-on labs used for WPF beginners’  released as open source to CodePlex for your convenience. Windows Presentation Foundation for Fellow Developers Mastering Microsoft Silverlight 2.0 Have a nice day and be good people.
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WPF DataGrid CTP is here. It’s also open source!

יום שלישי, אוגוסט 12, 2008

Huge amount of people asked me about DataGrid control in WPF. There are some 3rd parties providing this control for free and not, However, I always adviced them to wait until Microsoft will release it with (or after) Arrowhead. So here comes the King. Some boys and girls from MS WPF dev team have OS initiative and released WPF toolkit. It’s absolutely free and includes all sources. Also it renewed with WPF DataGrid CTP and other tasty...
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.NET 3.5 SP1 is RTM and available for download

יום שני, אוגוסט 11, 2008

For all those who asked, .NET 3.5 SP1 is final and available for download. What’s inside? ASP.NET Dynamic data Core improvements for CLR A lot of performance improvements in WPF ClickOnce enhancements ADO.NET with Data Services and Entity Framework LINQ2SQL and Data Provider for SQL Server 2008, that was released last week WCF with easier DataContract serialization...