The Visual Studio Premiere Show in Malaysia

It’s out! The much anticipated movie of the year! Staring:Darien NagleIan SuRohan ThomasPatrick YongWalter WongPoh Sze Lim More details here and book your premiere tickets here today! Enjoy 🙂 Technorati tags: Visual Studio 2008, Rohan Thomas


Silverlight Airlines now flies to Malaysia and Singapore

So what should I do now that I have finally got my VS 2008 and Blend December preview all working in harmony? Change the Silverlight Airlines and make it fly in Malaysia and Singapore! After a pleasant experience of creating Malaysian and Singapore map assets in Expression Design, manipulating points in Visual Studio 2008, and…


Getting readymade Silverlight buttons with Silverlight SDK 1.1

Why make your own controls when the Microsoft Silverlight 1.1 SDK gives them to you for free? 🙂 I will take the example of using the button control that is provided in the Silverlight SDK for this post To use the button control from Silverlight SDK, do the following: Start VS 2008 ‘Orcas’ Beta 2…


The name “Canvas” does not exist in the namespace

Quick Tips: For those of you who are developing/designing using Blend 2 Aug Preview and Orcas B2 (Visual Studio 2008 B2) getting errors as such: 1. The name “Canvas” does not exist in the namespace 2. The name “TextBlock” does not exist in the namespace You need to upgrade your Blend version from Cheers!

TextElement in Blend

Quick note: For those of you who are playing around with Blend and Expressions, if you try to open up a project in Blend and get an “Invalid XAML”error which basically says TextElement not recognized, just change ‘TextElement’ to ‘TextBlock’ instead and it will work. Cheers!