Programming differences between WPF and SIlverlight, a WHitePaper

Wintellect just posted a great 70 page white paper on codeplex about the “programming differences between WPF and Silverlight”.   I have not dissected it yet, but from a quick scan it looks very useful. I will be printing it and dissecting it on my flight to the next (and last) WPF for LOB Tour stop:…

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Design-time data in Expression Blend

Well- behaved, unobtrusive design-time data is essential for designers to create high-fidelity data templates and get a comprehensive view of the scene they are designing. If you agree, here is a must read on the common approaches to implementing design-time data inside blend (and Cider); the write-up covers: The common ways to use ObjectDataProvider for…

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XAML guidelines part 3

There were 3 goals to the XAML guidelines series: Show that there is not a single right answer (that is why we interviewed multiple people, multiple projects) Document common practices and previous experiences that worked. Inspire others to share their own opinions and practices. In order to accomplish parts 2 and 3, I have typed…

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XAML practices series, part1

If you ask any of the XAML practitioners about the XAML best practices on organizing a project, resources, etc..  they will all give you a single answer “it depends; every project is different”..  If you then ask them for details, you will get a slightly different answer from each expert. In a brief attempt to…

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