German and Japanese Language Packs Available for Dec CTP

For the first time, WinFX has German and Japanese language pack download pages: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0943F94A-D35D-426F-A2AB-778C4DF4EC83&displaylang=dehttp://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0943F94A-D35D-426F-A2AB-778C4DF4EC83&displaylang=ja Just another step on the road to shipping!  

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Dec CTP Posted — Also What’s New Article on MSDN

The draft piece I posted for the Nov CTP is now posted on MSDN.  This build of WinFX has very few changes from the November CTP.  The main difference is that it is compatible with Vista build 5270.051130, which will be shipping as the Vista December CTP.  

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Serialization, ObservableCollection and WPF Avalon Databinding

Most of the data binding samples in the SDK show binding to an object data source where the objects are populated in code, such as: Employees e = new Employees();e.Add(new Employee(“Joe”)); This is all well and good for samples, but not necessarily how real applications work, which go to a database, a web service or use…

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WPF 3D LookDirection

If you are doing 3D in Avalon, you must read Ernie’s post on the change in the November CTP to LookDirection.  This was glossed over in the breaking changes document I posted.  Ernie does a great job of explaining what is happening under the covers.  It also explains why your 3D scene might disappear when you…

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