WPF Toolkit is live – DataGrid, Ribbon, and Calendar preview versions

In conjunction the morning keynote presentation at PDC, the public releases of DataGrid and Ribbon are now live. Download the binaries and source from here: · WPF Toolkit including V1 of DataGrid, V1 of DatePicker/Calendar, & preview of VisualStateManager (VSM): http://www.codeplex.com/wpf/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=15598. · Preview version of Ribbon: http://msdn.microsoft.com/officeui (install instructions here).   WPF DataGrid doing line-of-business…

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Silverlight Toolkit is posted

Get the new Silverlight Toolkit. Be sure to check out the samples: Silverlight Toolkit controls sample, and Silverlight Toolkit Charting sample. In this release, you get the following controls: TreeView AutoCompleteBox DockPanel WraPanel Label Expander HeaderedItemControl HeaderedContentControl NumericUpDown ViewBox ButtonSpinner ImplicitStyleManager Take particular note of the new Data Visualization control, Chart, which is a free…

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From Silverlight 2 to WPF

I’m a new member of the WPF documentation team, fresh off of Silverlight 2.  I worked on WPF many years ago when it was just a baby.  We wrote our samples in notepad and compiled with msbuild.  Now it feels like such a luxury coming back and having more tools than I know what to…


Composite WPF and Silverlight V2 is posted

Do you need to build a big old WPF or Silverlight line-of-business application? Is it so big that you need to partition the work among several dev teams? Then you need Composite Application Guidance (CAG) for WPF. The Patterns and Practices folks have rebuilt the popular CAB package into Composite Application Guidance for WPF, formerly…

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Silverlight 2 docs are posted

The spiffy new SL2 doc set is live on MSDN. Be sure to check out the new QuickStarts, which show you how to play with things like Deep Zoom and Isolated Storage.   Animations Describes how to create basic animations by changing property values and by using key frames. Audio and Video Describes how to…

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