3’ on Blend 3 – #10: XML Sample Data and DataGrid

In this video we look at how to use an XML file as the basis for Sample Data in Expression Blend 3. We look at where the data gets imported, adapting it and binding it to a DataGrid control. 3 minutes on Blend 3: #10 XML ample Data and DataGrid Dutch English French   The…

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3’ on Blend 3 – #9: Using Sample Data

In this video we take a look at a new feature in Expression Blend called Sample data. We create a new sample data source and edit some of the properties, next we create a ListBox with a binding to the collection of data. You will see that Blend also allows you to create a details…


3’ on Blend 3 – #8: SketchFlow States

In this video we look at how to use States in a SketchFlow project in order to add interactivity to screens. By using screens you can give the prototype more real looking interaction. For example, having a state to show or hide a block of information upon a click event. You will also see that…


3’ on Blend 3 – #7: SketchFlow Composition Screens and Navigation

In this video we look at how to add navigation from within a composition screen. We also take a look at the SketchFlow player and see how navigation from the composition screens affects the player’s navigation. #7 – SketchFlow Composition Screens, adding Navigation 3 minutes on Blend 3: #7 SketchFlow Composition Screens & Navigation Dutch…


3’ on Blend 3 – #6: SketchFlow Composition Screens

In this video we look at composition screens in SketchFlow. You can think of a composition screen as a control that is reusable in several other screens. Good examples of where you’d use this are: logo & header section, the footer, reusable content parts. As soon as you are creating content in the SketchFlow application…


3’ on Blend 3 – #5: SketchFlow – Getting feedback into Blend

In this video we continue on where we left off in the previous video: after letting the customer or reviewer give feedback on our application, we now see how to import feedback files into Blend. We also see how this feedback can be shown in the different screens and how Blend informs you about out…

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3’ on Blend 3 – #4: SketchFlow Player

In this video we look at the SketchFlow player in Silverlight. After creating an application flow and adding some content, the SketchFlow player is used by your customers/reviewers to look at the different screens, application flow and transitions. The player also allows giving feedback and saving this feedback for use in Expression Blend. #4 –…


Three new Chopsticks screencasts by the community

We published three new videos produced by the community today. Two videos by Hans Le Roy Hans Le Roy has created two screencasts on the new IE8 Beta 2: one intended to give you a quick overview of the new functionalities and one specifically for developers in which Hans explains the new developer tools. Internet…

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10 minutes with your DE – Data Access in .NET Framework 3.5 SP1: short video

After the famous “10 minutes with your RD” by Regional Director Gregory Renard, I decided to get started with my own short screencast series on Chopsticks as well. I’m naming these “10 minutes with your DE”. My first screencast is now online, I ended up with more than 10 minutes, 13:40 to be exact… bear…

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