Demo: The Power of Silverlight Video

As we were pretty explicit in declaring at the MIX conference last month, one of the key scenarios for Silverlight 1.0 is delivering rich video experiences. But since the word “rich” is something of a cliché in the web world, I wanted to give a small example of what this means in reality. To include a…

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WPF Hands-on-Lab: Build an Outlook 2007 UI Clone

I got wind today of a great hands-on lab that demonstrates the steps needed to create a high-quality user interface for business applications using WPF and Expression Blend. Two engineers from Microsoft Switzerland, Ronnie Saurenmann and Ruihua Jin, have put together this 90-page lab that starts at File / New Project and ends with a…

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Hours of Free Training on Expression Blend and Design

Arturo Toledo (one of our ace designers) posted a reminder on an internal email list that lynda.com have heaps of free training on Expression Blend and Expression Design available as screencasts. The Expression Blend material is presented by Lee Brimelow (author of the well known blog thewpfblog.com) and progresses through from a basic overview of…

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Our First WPF End-To-End Reference Sample: Family.Show

The first three days of next week are going to be crammed full of announcements as MIX gets under way (click the hyperlink above to view the virtual conference site, where you’ll be able to keep up-to-date on everything that’s going on). In any big week like this, it’s easy for some of the smaller announcements to slip out…

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Microsoft Expression Launch Event

I’m presuming that almost everyone who follows this blog has at least one of the Expression design tools on their machine; Expression Blend (formeddrly known as “Sparkle” or Expression Interactive Designer) is an essential part of the arsenal for any WPF developer; Expression Design is a capable graphics tool that can output XAML in either…

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Windows Presentation Foundation Blogs

Last updated: November 1st, 2007  A list of blogs from various product team members and other related groups. Import the list of WPF bloggers into IE 7 with this OPML file. Windows Presentation Foundation 3D Team (web feed) Text Team (web feed) XPS Team (web feed) Peter Antal (web feed) Leonardo Blanco (web feed) Tim Cahill…

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