MindMap app using Hyperbolic tree

I recently came across a Hyperbolic tree implementation on codeplex using WPF and thought that a nice usage of it could be in writing a mind map creating application…. I tweaked some of the original code and got a tree with editable nodes… Its been laying around for sometime, so I thought it best to put it…

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Binding menus using HeirarchicalDataTemplates

  One WPF feature that is not covered a lot is the HeirarchicalDataTemplate and hence, I asked my intern, Ahmad El-Shafey, to try something on this feature. And yeah, he did write a blog post on it 🙂 … this is his post on his experience with HeirarchicalData templates. “Some people use DataTemplates and/or HierarchicalDataTemplates to…

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Updated Live maps

Live maps (maps.live.com) has been updated with a new intuitive UI.. check it out.. its got several new features.. One thing that has me excited is the 1 click directions Search for a business and it shows the list of matches with a link ‘1-click directions’ .. Click on the link and you get something…

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ABCs of Threat modeling …

Larry Osterman has an interesting series of posts on Threat modeling.. It starts from the basics and is very comprehensive. A application needs to go through the threat modeling process to identify possible threats, the mitigations, and the risks involved. From a tester’s perspective it opens up several testing scenarios. So if you are unfamiliar…

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.NET Source code

Now thats what I call WOW … For .NET developers this is like getting hold of the holy grail 🙂 … “We’ll begin by offering the source code (with source file comments included) for the .NET Base Class Libraries (System, System.IO, System.Collections, System.Configuration, System.Threading, System.Net, System.Security, System.Runtime, System.Text, etc), ASP.NET (System.Web), Windows Forms (System.Windows.Forms), ADO.NET (System.Data), XML…

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