Blacklight v2.0 (Dec08) is here!

It has been a really busy November for me, however, the December release of Blacklight has arrived. This release contains tonnes of bug fixes, as well as some really cool new features. Check out the the new showcase here. Get the latest release code from here. Some of the new fully customisable controls and features…


Real World WPF Videos: Designers and Developers working together?!

The latest installment of the Real World WPF series! This time round, Nick Page (DPE), Paul Tallet (MS Developer) and I shoot the breeze about how developers and designers work together in practice. We talk through some of our own experiences and demonstrate some techniques in VS2005 and Blend. See it here on Channel 9.


More Video Tutorials

  Hi all, whilst I continue to work on Real World WPF videos, including some recent work on WPF/e (!!), take a look at these videos provided by Content Presenter.   Very nice.


Real World WPF Videos: BSF Showcase

Two very exciting announcements for Adventures today… the first – our Real World WPF Videos are now featured on Channel 9 – all of the links below. Secondly – the second in the series is now availble to download too. The BSF Showcase (Building Schools for the Future) was an exciting look at enriching learning…


Fish Eye for the Blend Guy

  Thought I would share a panel that I and one of my dev friends, Paul Tallett created a while back. I also wanted o show you how you can use it in Blend. A while back, we wanted to create a panel that would scale up its contents depending how close the mouse pointer…


Creating a Glass Button: The Complete Tutorial

Well, it was a while back that I posted the first Creating a Glass button tutorial. Of course, that was based on the old look of Sparkle, and I have had some feedback recently that the project doesn’t run anymore. Also, the completed tutorial never ‘made it to press’ leaving people with a rather lifeless…


Real World WPF Videos: Introduction to Blend

Well, it has been a little time since I last posted, and since, there has been a real flurry around WPF – at last, it is shipped! As is Windows Vista and Office 2007. I have been busy on a number of projects, my learning from which I shall be sharing in the coming weeks….