How to sell your boss on WPF

One of the questions I’ve heard a number of times is, “I really want to use WPF, how can I convince my boss?”  I’ve generally shied away from answering, since there’s a lot of factors specific to your situation that I don’t know.  What kind of business are you in?  What’s your boss like?  What’s…

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Back from Borcon 2005

I’m back, it was a short trip but I had a lot of fun talking to people, learning what they are doing with Windows, and yes, learning more about Borland and Delphi.  I also learned a bit more about Borland’s current thinking around WPF — none of this is set in stone, and in any…

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Delphi TControls are hwnds, too

Borland devcon starts Tuesday, so with that in mind I figured what can be more fun than putting WPF inside a Delphi application?  Turns out this is both really easy and really difficult.  The easy part is that hwnds are hwnds are hwnds, so Delphi hwnds get along just fine with WPF HwndSource.  There’s more…

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Versioning and plug-ins

Wow, quite a response to that last post!  And I was worried that nobody would read it… PatriotB pointed out that role-forward is the only option if you support [in-process] plug-ins.  Plug-ins are another interesting topic; here, I think the long-term direction is clearer, even though there are serious short-term questions.  Long-term, consensus seems to be we…

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