Whitespace in XAML

I just ran into a problem with XAML (WPF and Silverlight) and wanted to share my solution with you.  In my Word to XAML converter application, I was noticing that sometimes extraneous spaces were being seen in Paragraph elements in WPF and TextBlock elements in Silverlight. The problem was caused because I formatted my XAML…


MSDN Developer Conference

If you missed the PDC, you can now spend a day in a location near you to learn all about Azure, Windows 7, Silverlight 2, and other cutting edge topics for just $99.  All attendees will get a DVD of the Windows 7 Beta.  Register here.  Here are the locations: Date Location 12/16/2008 Atlanta, GA…


Ticking in Silverlight Clock + Source Code

A few people have asked how I got the second hand to tick in the Silverlight timepiece that I build; looking at the animation XAML that I posted, you would think that the the second hand would have a smooth movement and you would be right.  I actually had a little code that converted the…


Contributing to MSDN Documentation

This Friday I will be giving a web presentation on building a Silverlight-based Windows Vista gadget for Radio & TV Stations.  When you build a Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget, you can package it as either a .zip archive or a .cab archive and then change the extension to .gadget.  Here’s how you determine which method…