Karl Shifflett’s WPF and Silverlight shared design-time code

Here’s a most excellent demonstration of how to author a custom design experience that’s shared between WPF and Silverlight controls. Karl gives you a detailed, step-by-step walkthrough, complete with Task List breadcrumbs: Walkthrough guidance in the form of Task List hints That’s so clever it blows my mind. Karl shows you precisely how to isolate…

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Silverlight designer sample code is posted

If you’ve been wishing for some helpful designer gestures for your Silverlight DataGrid controls, look no further. The Silverlight Designer Sample is available at the WPF and Silverlight Designer Extensibility site. It demonstrates a pretty neat designer implementation for Silverlight’s TabControl and DataGrid controls. Silverlight TabControl design-time implementation sample Silverlight DataGrid design-time implementation sample You’ll…

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Silverlight delivers online viewing experience for Sunday Night Football

The NFL and NBC will be delivering the entire Sunday Night Football season by using Silverlight 3.0 and IIS Smooth Streaming. The first game of the season will be broadcast tonight, with the Tennessee Titans vs. the Pittsburg Steelers. Game starts at 5:00pm PST and you can watch online for free: http://snfextra.nbcsports.com/. Here are a…

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Expression Blend 3 released

Including Sketchflow! Check out the Expression Web site and be sure to download the 60 day trial. Stay in touch with the Blend team by visiting the Expression Web blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/xweb/default.aspx?p=3. New Blend 3 features: http://www.microsoft.com/expression/products/Blend_Features.aspx Expression Blend 3 enables the direct import of Adobe Photoshop files, ensuring a smooth integration with traditional workflows the…

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Silverlight 3 and Expression 3 launch today

This morning, Scott Guthrie and Soma announced the launch of Silverlight 3 and the Release Candidate for Expression Blend 3 and SketchFlow. The final version of the Expression 3 family of products will be available within the next 30 days. Visit the Virtual Launch Platform and check out a 1 hour TV-show style infomercial, customer…

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WPF and Silverlight Designer for VS 2010 featured at WindowsClient.NET

We’re featured over at WindowsClient.NET on the new WPF and Silverlight Designer for Visual Studio 2010 page. There are new walkthroughs and videos for creating your first WPF and Silverlight applications, as well as tutorials for setting up the designer to your liking. Visual Studio 2010 layout And don’t forget to point your RSS aggregators…

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.NET Framework 4 and VS Beta1 docs are posted

Docs for .NET Framework 4 Beta 1, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), and Visual Studio 2010 Beta1 are now available at MSDN.   The new data binding builder in the WPF Designer and the Silverlight Designer You’ll see the strong focus on line-of-business (LOB) applications in this release. In particular, binding WPF and Silverlight apps to…

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VantagePoint Controls for Silverlight

You may have seen us blog about the excellent VantagePoint WPF controls from our friends at Mobiform. Happily, I just got a comment from Patrick Barker alerting me to the new VantagePoint Controls for Silverlight, which adds some sleek UI to your Silverlight apps:     Technorati Tags: Silverlight,WPF,Mobiform,VantagePoint

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WPF Toolkit March 2009 Update is posted

Here’s the official word from the WPF Tree Services & Controls Team: We shipped some great new updates to the WPF Toolkit and WPF Futures on Codeplex earlier this week.  These included an updated version of the WPF Toolkit with over 20 high-priority bug fixes for DataGrid, DatePicker, & Calendar, and also a package of…

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Silverlight 3 Beta unveiled today at MIX ‘09

Don’t miss the live stream from MIX ‘09. Here’s the official word: Today, Microsoft Corp. unveiled Silverlight 3 Beta, a preview of the most powerful platform for creating and delivering Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) and media experiences on the Web.  This third version continues Silverlight’s track record of rapid innovation by introducing more than 50…

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