WPF documentation and default filters in Visual Studio

Heads up! If you go searching for Windows Presentation Foundation documentation in Visual Studio 2008 by choosing Contents off the Help menu, you might not find what you’re looking for. Yes, WPF is documented in the hierarchy when you drill into .NET Development, .NET Framework SDK, and .NET Framework. But you may need to set…

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Download the .NET Framework 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008 (and a cautionary remark)

As of today, you can download the release version of .NET Framework 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008.  Here are some of links to get you started:   What’s New in the .NET Framework Version 3.5 What’s New in Windows Presentation Foundation 3.5 As you browse through the documentation (and I know you all do, right?)…

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Building Visual Add-Ins with WPF – New in .NET 3.5!

You’re unlikely to be reading this if you haven’t used the .NET Framework to build managed applications. As such, you’ll know how extensive the .NET Framework is in the range of support it provides for application developers.   One feature that is notable by its absence has been direct support for building applications that can…

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Important News for .NET Framework 3.5 Beta 2 Developers Building Visual Add-Ins with WPF

If you are using .NET Framework 3.5 Beta 2 to create WPF applications that support visual add-ins, you should be aware that, in the forthcoming .NET Framework 3.5 RTM, the naming of both the System.AddIn.Pipeline.VisualAdapters class and its members have changed from this [1] to this [2]. Consequently, you’ll need to change your code to use…

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