We’ve Moved to a New Location

  With the release of Silverlight 1.0 Beta and Silverlight 1.1 Alpha, the WPF/E Developer Content blog is now the Silverlight SDK blog. Visit us at our new location! Thanks,Silverlight SDK Team


Uninstalling the old template after a VS 2005 SP1 upgrade.

The initial release of the WPF/E template did not consider Visual Studio 2005 SP1 during the install process and fails the prerequites when Web Application Projects is uninstalled for the SP1 installation. The SP1 upgrade changes how it installs Web Application Projects and breaks the registry key used to check the prerequisites. This is a problem…


New API for the February WPF/E CTP

  If you haven’t already heard, the February CTP of WPF/E has been released (go here for more information). There are a number of sources detailing the new features added with this release, but I thought it would be worth while to list out all the new API. The API are grouped by object. The…


WPF/E Drag and Drop: Coco’s Dress Up Kit

Drag and drop is a very useful feature of interactive content. You can easily add drag and drop to your WPF/E control by implementing simple event handlers on mouse events. This posting illustrates the use of drag and drop functionality in a creative WPF/E application. The Zip file (CocoDressUpKit.zip) contains all the files used for…


WPF/E QuickStart Updated for the February 2007 CTP

We’ve updated the WPF/E QuickStart for the February 2007 CTP version of WPF/E. You can check it out at the following location: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=82158. ~m jacobs


Use Transforms and Opacity Masks to Create a Reflection in WPF/E

Reflections are neat. You can use them to create the illusion of depth, transforming a plain white background into a sheet of glossy white glass. In this post, I’ll walk you through the process of using a ScaleTransform and an opacity mask to create a reflection in WPF/E. You’ll create a reflection for the following image. The…


Using Opacity with a WPFE / Virtual Earth Mashup

Opacity is a very useful property for creating graphical effects in a WPF/E application. This is particularly true when creating mashups, in which you overlay custom content on other Web content. This posting illustrates the use of opacity in a Microsoft Virtual Earth mashup that allows you to display selected landmarks in New York City….