Max, the cat

The name for Max (the product) was inspired by the name of a coworker’s dog. I like to say it was because of my cat Max: Max is having some kidney problems and is at the vet getting IV fluids. He’s only 6 – he shouldn’t be having kidney problems. Hang in there little man!…

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Layout to layout animations in WCP (part 2)

This post continues my series on layout to layout animations in WCP (Avalon). In part 1, I showed to create a panel that lays out its children in a grid and allows the child size to be controlled with a slider through data binding. In this post, I’ll describe one method to animate the children…

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Layout to layout animations in WCP (part 1)

At PDC, I showed a simple version of layout to layout animations, as we do in Microsoft Max.In Max, when you resize the window or change the size of the items being viewed, they animate to their new locations. This not only looks cool, but really helps usability by letting the user see what’s happening…

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