Finding an Object TreeViewItem

  The question often comes up, “how do I get to a certain TreeViewItem?”  The question arises because a TreeView is bound to a data source, TreeViewItems are implicitly created and wrap the data object.  However, the TreeView.SelectedItem property returns the data object, not the TreeViewItem.   This is good when you need to access the…


WPF Shell Integration Library for .NET 3.5

One of the exciting new features in .NET 4 is the ability to use Windows 7 Shell features like Jump Lists, Thumbnail Buttons, and progress indicators in Taskbar buttons, with your WPF applications. These features are found in the System.Windows.Shell namespace in .NET 4. However, if you need to target .NET 3.5SP1, which ships with…


What’s new in .NET Framework 4 Release Candidate documentation

The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Release Candidate is now available along with the documentation online at MSDN.  There are a few new things you might want to check out. The Getting Started with WPF walkthrough has been completely updated for this release. You’ll find downloadable sample code for both C# and VB that goes…