Virtual PC 2007 Released

We released Virtual PC 2007 today, and as promised, it’s completely free. The biggest improvement (at least for me) is that this version of Virtual PC works with Windows Vista as both a host and a guest operating system. Ben Armstrong provides more feature detail in his blog post. The 30MB download is available in…

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Problem Installing Expression Web on Windows Vista with Office 2007?

Although I love our Expression Web product, especially for its CSS editing capabilities, I wouldn’t consider myself an expert. I’ve used it to create some simple web pages and to edit the look-and-feel of my blog. But, over the past couple of weeks, two people have contacted me about problems installing Expression Web on their…

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DevComponents WPF Ribbon Control and Infragistics NetAdvantage for WPF

Now that WPF has officially shipped, we’re starting to see some of our third-party vendors release their new or updated controls. I try to maintain a current list of WPF Tools and Controls, but I’m sure that there are others out there that I’m simply not aware of (drop me an e-mail if you know…

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Three Years and a New Design

This week marks the three year anniversary of my Microsoft blog, and to celebrate, I spent some time coming up with a new look; I hope you like it. The prior purple style—while unique to MSDN blogs—was starting to look a little tired. Okay…maybe a lot tired. Before embarking on any redesign, I fiddle around with…

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Free Xceed DataGrid Control for WPF Released

As I mentioned in a post last week, Xceed has decided to release their fully-functional, professional-level WPF DataGrid control completely free. No, this isn’t a time-limited or “lite” version of the control…it’s the real deal. When you consider that WPF version 1.0 doesn’t ship with a data grid control at all, you’ll realize that an…

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Five Things You Likely Don’t Know About Me

I’ve been “tagged” by fellow Technical Evangelist, Brian Keller, in his recent post. And if I decide to play along, I’m supposed to reveal five deep, dark secrets that nobody knows about me. I try to be pretty open with people, and I’ve already blogged about a number of things that might qualify for a topic…

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WPF Wizards, a Free DataGrid (!?), Improved Illustrator Export, and WPF/E Training

Is this thing on? Hello? Anybody out there? Oh…hi there…must have been a great party, ‘cuz I can’t remember anything. No blog posts since December 4th, 2006!? What is that, like a gazillion years ago in internet time? How embarassing. Well, here goes… Although I haven’t had time to give it a spin yet, the…

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