Microsoft Ribbon for WPF RTW!

Yesterday, we announced the July release of the Microsoft Ribbon for Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). You can download the installer for this release here. WPF ribbon sample application, RibbonWindowWord This is great news for Windows developers looking to build rich, fluent user experiences. From the MSDN documentation: The ribbon is a command bar that organizes…


I (Heart) WinDev: WPF Application Quality Guide v0.4

Yesterday, the folks at WindowsClient.NET posted an update to the WPF Application Quality Guide, a document that provides an overview of testing Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications and controls. The document is intended for developers, testers, and vendors who use Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). You can download a copy of this guide here (Word document,…


Event Debrief: Developing Rich Interactive Applications

Over the past two weeks, I have been travelling with my colleague Jamie Wakeam across Canada conducting a half-day presentation on how to build Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) on the Microsoft platform.  I want to thank everyone who came to our briefings in Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto – the response to the event was overwhelming…

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Partner Innovation Briefing: Developing Rich Internet Applications

On October 1st (in Vancouver), 7th (in Montreal) and 9th (in Toronto) of 2008, Jamie Wakeam and I are presenting a series of Innovation Briefings on Developing Rich Internet Applications.  It’s fair to say that a large share of applications built today use the internet in some fashion.  It’s also fair to say that many of those…

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Microsoft Patterns & Practices: Composite Application Guidance for WPF

I’m sure many of you have seen Microsoft’s Patterns & Practices website and I’ll bet a large number of you have read the best practices guidance there and used the application blocks available there. Well, a new guidance stream is available on the site, this one specific to providing prescriptive guidance on WPF (Windows Presentation…

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Cool new technology for Windows Client developers

This week we released a brand new technology to simplify the job of Windows client developers, code name Acropolis. This new techno will allow the developers to assemble Windows Presentation Foundation applications using parts and focus on the business rules behind the user interface. It is super cool. The CTP is available now for download…


.NET Framework 3.0 Webcasts Still Available

If you visit our Ignite Your Coding webpage (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-ca/ignite/), you’ll notice that we are in the midst of running a webcast series on Office and SharePoint 2007 development – I highly encourage you to sign up, it will be a good series. But what about the content we previously had on the page with regards to…

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.NET Framework 3.0 Webcasts Now Available

In case you missed it, we posted all the .NET Framework 3.0 webcasts (including the .NET Framework 3.0 overview presentation with Christian Beauclair) on our Ignite Your Code website. If you are interested in Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, and Windows CardSpace – check them out! 

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Ignite Your Coding – .NET Framework 3.0 Webcast Series

Last year, we launched the the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0. During the Launch Tour, we gave you a little taste of our new APIs. Now it’s time to go deep – the .NET Framework 3.0 Webcast Series will provide you with some great information to help you build rich, visually compelling user experiences and virtually seamless communication across multiple technologies….

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E-Learning Resources on the .NET Framework 3.0, the 2007 Office System, and Windows Vista

Microsoft | Learning has published learning portals for developers wanting to know more about building next generation applications on the .NET Framework 3.0, the 2007 Office System, and Windows Vista: Windows Vista and the .NET Framework 3.0 – Learning Portal for Developers 2007 Microsoft Office System – Learning Portal Specifically, these portals feature free e-learning courses…