Animation Handoff Bug and Workaround for current WPF/E CTP

My good friend Hans Hugli, who doesn’t have a blog but sits down the hall from me, hit the following issue with the current CTP of WPF/E and wanted to get it out to the world, so I’m posting it on his behalf.  You can see what he’s talking about in action (source also) here.    ***************************************  …

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Gradient Obsession: A Tool For Tweaking Gradient Animations

I started getting slightly obsessed/hypnotized with gradient animations and wanted a tool to see what I could do, so I built one.  Basically, I just bound a bunch of sliders to the various transforms on the brush transform.  I reused the infrastructure from an earlier post.  As you watch the animation and see something you…

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Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Coding Practices By IDesign

When doing some WCF coding not too long ago, I came across the IDesign code samples by Juval Lowry, whose work I was familiar with from MSDN magazine.  IDesign just recently published a paper on WCF coding guidelines which I would highly recommend.  The paper is short and sweet and cuts to the chase of…

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Woodgrove Finance Application Source Code Posted

The Woodgrove Finance Application is a great demo of how WPF can be used to create better data visualization, in this case for financial data.  I’ve posted the source code — there are some good nuggets in here worth exploring.  Click Here To Run It  Using The Finance Application The application provides a 3D visualization into…

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Expression Blend, WPF/E and the Torus Trip

So, if you haven’t heard, Expression Interactive Designer has been renamed to Expression Blend and is out in beta.  Check it out!  The new UI is amazing and the power latent in this tool is ripe with possibility.  Also, WPF/E is finally out in the wild — give those tires a kick for sure.  In honor…

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