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

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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…

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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…

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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 http://www.microsoft.com/expression/products/download.aspx?key=blend2preview Cheers!

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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!

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