Compose #WPF applications using pre-defined designer created views #XAML(AppModels)

Technorati Tags: WPF,XAML,Sample AppModels are now live on CodePlex When you are facing the buy-vs-build question, often the reason for "build" is that you have a unique back end. You would probably be happy to use a front end you didn’t write, as long as you could hook it into your data store. The Application…


Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit #vs10

The training kit is here. The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is designed to help you learn how to utilize the Visual Studio 2010 features and a variety of framework technologies including: C# 4.0 Visual Basic 10 F# Parallel Extensions Windows Communication Foundation…


Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 download options

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 mark the next generation of developer tools from Microsoft. Download the beta today! Professional Visual Studio 2010 Professional Beta 1 – Web Installer Visual Studio 2010 Professional Beta 1 – ISO Team System Visual Studio Team System 2010 Team Suite Beta 1 – Web Installer Visual Studio Team…


Install Window7 from USB Key onto netbook – what worked for me

I just finished installing Windows 7 RC on my friends ASUS EEE PC 900 and it works great. There are a lot of different how to guides out there – i cobbled together my approach from a variety of sources. Here’s what I did: 1. Downloaded Windows 7 RC This proved to be harder than…


USB Key Installed Windows 7 – worked great

I followed the instructions from the first hit here. Note that this approach requires Vista to make the USB key bootable. Most hits on that search seem to work ok – be sure to scan the comments though to pick up on typos in the articles (that will save you some time and frustration. The…


Windows 7 API Code Pack for the .NET Framework 2min demos

The Windows 7 API Code Pack for the .NET Framework (formerly VistaBridge) wraps Windows 7 native functionality for easy consumption from your .NET Framework Windows 7 Client applications. Features in the 0.85 release include: Support for Windows Shell namespace objects, including the new Windows 7 libraries, Known Folders and non file system containers. Windows Vista…


WinForms to WPF converter sample

Eric Lee is creating a WinForms to WPF converter sample. Check it out on Codeplex. Or watch the short demo video.


MessageSecurityException was unhandled

Just encountered this while attempting to call an ‘https’ web service that required NTLM authentication. Exception text: “The HTTP request is unauthorized with client authentication scheme ‘Anonymous’. The authentication header received from the server was ‘Negotiate,NTLM’.” Solution: Changed clientCredentialType to ‘windows’. Do this in the app.config. Changed from: <security mode=”Transport”>    <transport clientCredentialType=”None” proxyCredentialType=”None”        realm=”” />   …


NetDispatchFaultExcetion was unhandled

I just came across this whilst making a web service call from a Windows Forms client application. Exception text: “The formatter threw an exception while trying to deserialize the message: There was an error while trying to deserialize parameter The InnerException message was ‘There was an error deserializing the object of type DataManagementConsoleFileProducer.RegSysWebService.GetWizardInfoResponseBody. The…