Just in time for Thanksgiving, Betty Crocker creates the Kitchen Assistant

It’s Like a Cookbook, Only Better The Betty Crocker® Kitchen Assistant application has everything you need to make cooking and baking a breeze, and it’s all in one place – your computer. From your desktop access thousands of kitchen-tested recipes, discover expert tips, plus add notes and sort recipes for added organization. And the best…

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Using WPF in a Truck

U.S. Xpress is a Tennessee-based truckload carrier with a reputation for delivering excellent customer service and using innovative technology to do so. In the mid-2000s, the company deployed an in-cab solution that automates engine diagnostics and provides communication, navigation, and training-video presentation capabilities. The solution was so successful that U.S. Xpress decided to expand its…

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Expression Studio 3 Available to All MSDN Premium Subscribers

Yes, way! Expression 3 is cool, and now MSDN Premium customers can get all of the new version of Expression.   Expression Web Expression Web makes creating compliant standards-based Web sites faster and easier… Find out more about Expression Web here »   Expression Blend Expression Blend is the tool for interaction design on the…

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MIX09: Sharing Skills and Code with Silverlight & WPF

Session: Recording, Code: T87F, 59 minutes Jeff Wilcox, Software Development Engineer, Silverlight Toolkit team, Microsoft Agenda Client platform vision What’s shared between Silverlight and WPF? Today’s Controls and Features Building controls for Silverlight and WPF Bringing it all together Why? Become a .NET expert once Develop a versatile skill set Not about building apps that…

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MSDN Unleashed, in a city near you

Session 1: Demystifying WPF Today’s applications need to do more than simply work. They need to draw in the user, and provide a differentiated experience. This means moving beyond battleship gray forms, boxy UIs, and providing a positive user experience. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) provides powerful capabilities to develop a compelling user interface, the kind…

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What is Your Top Feature in .NET 3.5 SP1?

I was just reading an article in Application Development Trends, titled Microsoft Ships Visual Studio 2008 and .NET SP1. It has a nice walk-through of some of the new capabilities in .NET 3.5 SP1, and they are grouped into logical categories. They start out with WCF, and mention that that "SP1 adds scalability increases of…

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How do you get ready for .NET 3.5 SP1?

Yesterday, Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and .NET 3.5 SP1 released. And as I’ve been saying, there is a lot in there. ASP.NET Dynamic Data, AJAX enhancements, URL routing (used by ASP.NET MVC in a later release), Entity Framework, ADO.NET Data Services, WCF enhancements including REST additions, WPF Enhancements, ClickOnce/Smart Client enhancements, SQL Client enhancements for…

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Next Web Talk at our Cincinnati Office, June 12, RSVP

Register Join Microsoft and Pluralsight in a timely discussion on Next Web In this seminar, you will take part in a technical exploration of the latest technologies Microsoft has to offer, and how you can take advantage of those technologies to provide a truly next-generation user experience in you Windows and web client applications. During…

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Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint

Ever since I heard about this, I’ve liked this idea. Talk to any designer about SharePoint, and they won’t be happy about the default skin. Thankfully, SharePoint has all sorts of extensibility. And this project takes it a step further by utilizing Silverlight. Take a look at the link below and specifically the six samples…

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The Value of XAML

Of the many interesting MIX things that I learned, saw, and brought home, one is a copy of The New Iteration. Subtitled  How XML Transform the Collaboration Between Designers and Developers in Windows  Presentation Foundation, I’ve found this an interesting read. I’m not an XAML or WPF guru, so I’m reading up. As the titles…

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