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WPF Healthcare Sample Source Posted

Wow!  We’ve posted the source code to the Patient Monitoring WPF prototype.  I’m sure this will be one of the top WPF sample applications for developers and designers. Some background for folks that have never heard of this app:  About 2 years ago I started working on a prototype that would demonstrate some of the coolness… Read more

Windows Vista + Office 2007 + Virtual Earth = Cool!!!

I’ve been working with Accruent, a Microsoft Gold Partner, as they migrate to their next generation of Real Estate Management System.  Sanjay Parthasarthy, who heads up all things evangelism, invited me to demo the really cool work they’ve done during his keynote at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in July.  In this demo, I step… Read more

Papers, Please!

Opportunities abound for improving our experience on the web today.  Nowhere is this more obvious than in the area of how we identify ourselves.  We’re improving on that dramatically but we need your help to ensure that consumers on the web get the full benefit. Usernames Suck We’ve grown so used to identifying ourselves on… Read more

WinFX Overview session slides

A few people have asked me to post the slides I used from last night’s session at SDForum’s Windows SIG session.  I’ve attached them here in PDF form. They’re kinda big at 40MB.  Too many pretty pictures, I guess.  Thanks to all of those who attended.  I had a great time.  The discussion was animated and… Read more

WinFX event in Silicon Valley

I’ll be having some fun at the SDForum Windows SIG meeting next week.  Come join me as I give an overview of some of the ultra cool WinFX stuff we showed at the PDC.  I haven’t got a lot of time but I’ll try to get through Windows Presentation Foundation. Windows Communication Foundation, and Windows… Read more