Write Your Own Surface App with WPF!

Hey WPF devs – as of today you can get the Microsoft Surface 2.0 SDK and write your own surface app.  You can even use a Windows 7 touch computer to create and test your app!  To start playing and get more info, go to the www.surface.com!  


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…


Fishbowl – A Facebook sample app in WPF

uxlabs@Microsoft has just released Fishbowl, a sample client application for Facebook, complete with source code. Fishbowl requires .NET 3.5 and uses WPF and ClickOnce. If you’re using Windows 7, it also demonstrates new features such as Jump Lists, taskbar previews, and multitouch. You can get more information and install the application from http://www.fishbowlclient.com. You can get…

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.NET Framework 4 Beta 2 documentation now available

Docs for .NET Framework 4 Beta 2, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), and Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 are now available at MSDN. You can get information on installing the beta here. Here are some of the latest updates to the WPF documentation that you might want to check out. What’s New in WPF Version 4 DataGrid…