Silverlight 2.0 Beta coming soon … (with Rich Controls)

I have been quiet on my blog since my Tech Ed trips and the Acropolis annoucement. Some of you may wonder what I am working on next. As we start rolling some of the core Acropolis ideas into future frameworks, we need to make sure that the future framework itself is a productive and successful…

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MonthCalendar and Datepicker control for Silverlight

In my spare time, I wrote a MonthCalendar and DatePicker control for Silverlight. It was just a side project for me to learn Silverlight. My MonthCalendar and DatePicker can be downloaded here. The sample works with Silverlight 1.1 RC Alpha Refresh (Sept 2007) that can be downloaded here. Please note that the code snippet is provided under…

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A new phase for "Acropolis" Project

Today, our team gave an update on the “Acropolis” project in the Acropolis team blog here. In response to the “Acropolis” team’s plan, Glenn Block, from the Patterns and Practices team, has also posted new plans for the SCSF/CAB here.  I am interested to see what everyone thinks about our new direction. Leave me a comment…

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Return from Tech Ed

Hello all,  It’s been two months since I last posted. I have been kept pretty busy during this time. I spoke at Tech Ed Australia, Tech Ed NZ, and Tech Ed South East Asia. When I got back, I got piles of email to get back to!  I want to thank everyone who attended my…

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Acropolis August CTP (VS 2008 Beta2 Refresh) Release available now

Since VS 2008 Beta2 RTWed, I have gotten quite a few customers asking when we’ll be refreshing “Acropolis” to work with VS 2008 Beta2. Today, I am VERY happy to annouce that “Acropolis” August CTP (aka VS 2008 Beta2 Refresh) is available! 🙂 This release is mainly an update so that our customers can continue to evaluate “Acropolis” with…

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"Acropolis" meet the team on Channel 9

Is this the Acropolis video week or what? All the videos our team has done with Virtual TechEd, Channel 9 and so forth are all being posted. I swear.. this was totally not planned. I actually have no control over when these videos get posted. Check it out: https://channel9.msdn.com/showpost.aspx?postid=332664  Let me know what you think

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Acropolis on Virtual TechEd

Come see me interview David Hill and Scott Morrison on Acropolis here. As the community PM, I interview David and Scott on some of the most frequently asked questions about the “Acropolis” project. This was my first real experience in being an “interviewer”. I had a lot of fun doing it. Let me know what yout…

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New Acropolis videos…

The Acropolis Tech Ed presentation are now available on http://windowsclient.net/Acropolis ! Let me know what you think.  I also recorded a new video named “How do I use Layout Panes” as part of the “How do I…” series on WindowsClient.Net. My intern David Poll recorded a new video “How do I use Views” that is…

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Tech Ed Australia and Tech Ed NZ! See you there~

Now that we have shipped Acropolis July CTP, I am getting ready to go meet all of you down under! 🙂 Here is my schedule:  Tech Ed Australia   ARC311 Windows Client .NET: Introducing the “Acropolis” Client Application Framework 15/8/2007 12:10PM-1:25PM The “Acropolis” Client Framework makes it easy to build flexible and powerful Windows Presentation Foundation…

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"Acropolis" July CTP Available now!

I am pleased to announce that Acropolis July CTP release is now available for download at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=44977885-86B5-4AA0-9F20-DB365BFB9D10&displaylang=en Features available in Acropolis July CTP includes:– Transition Animation improvements – You can now add transition when changing page in TabLayoutPanes!– Better Design Time support– Better Custom Theming support– Various bug fixing driven from community feedback  This release includes…

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