Available NOW!!! Avalon December CTP powered with Localization

The WinFX Runtime Components December CTP is now available. Enjoy the new bytes!! WinFX Runtime Components:     http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=BD3BA2D5-6ADB-4FB2-A3AA-E16A9EA5603F&displaylang=en Windows SDK:      http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2297BDC9-B5AE-4B8A-B601-EEF54A52867A&displaylang=en VS Extensions w/Cider for WinFX RC:   http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=D1336F3E-E677-426B-925C-C84A54654414&displaylang=en WinFX RC Dec CTP “Readme”: http://msdn.microsoft.com/windowsvista/support/relnotes/winfxdecctp/default.aspx Also, we have localized WPF to German and Japanes languages. The language packs can be obtained here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0943F94A-D35D-426F-A2AB-778C4DF4EC83&displaylang=de http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0943F94A-D35D-426F-A2AB-778C4DF4EC83&displaylang=ja Also…

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Context Menus … On the Fly..

Its been some time since my last post .. Going into the christmas season slows me down a bit… :)… Now for some Avalon stuff. There was one scenario involving ContextMenus which was pretty interesting. The scenario involved switching between the default context menus and the custom made ones. So lets look at how we…

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Table editing…On its Way!!

An interesting feature in editing is TableEditing. Everyone of us has created a table sometime or the other. So in light of its importance we included the table construct. However, the editing aspects are limited in the CPT release and hence, if you come across some glitches be assured that it will be addressed in…

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Difference between Figures and Floaters!!

A Figure is very similar to Floaters but for the following differences Figure can be positioned relative to the page to which it is anchored (e.g. positioned at the bottom of the page); Floater is always positioned parallel to the main flow Figure can span across multiple columns; Floater is constrained to a single column…

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Got Floaters?

An interesting feature to display content is the use of Floaters and Figures. Today, I’ll be discussing about floaters. So the first question that comes to mind if you are not very familiar with Office terminology is – What  is it? – Floaters display information in a flow parrallel to the main content. Floaters are…

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Freebies to Devs and Newbies…

So heres a freebie… Grab it within a year 🙂 Following is the post got from here. I love the reward part. Download Visual Studio Express You can download Visual Studio Express from the links below: Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Visual Basic 2005 Express Visual C# 2005 Express Visual C++ 2005 Express Visual J#…

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Binding Data!!

Been some time before I looked up my blog. I was working on some data binding and would like to show some of it. Here I will be showing how we can bind data. I will not be pasting the complete code as it will just eat up a lot of estate. However, not to…

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Animation at your fingertips!!

The other day i was looking at some kewl animated websites. Looks good but how useful they are is debatable. Anyway, it gave me an excuse to look at the animation capabilities in Avalon. And guess what!! its a blast. Let me tell you something, its really simple and you dont need to know anything…

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Information on Data Binding

In one of my previous posts i briefly mentioned about data binding and I promised that I would have something on it soon… Anyway, I got hold of some articles which does a nice job of explaining it. So here are the links: What does Binding mean How should I decide whether to use DataContext…

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Creating a timer

Lets move aways from the RSS readers… I hear some guys heaving a sigh of relief… hehe!! So lets start off with a timer which doesnt work as we usually expect it to..it works backwards!! Isnt that what we all wish. Anyway coming to the point, lets have a timer which counts down and on…

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