WPF Ribbon Released!

WPF Ribbon has been released on MS Downloads.  Enjoy it! Highlights:   New Controls – We have numerous new controls in this release of Ribbon such as, RibbonGallery, RibbonComboBox, RibbonMenuButton, RibbonSplitButton, QuickAccessToolbar, etc. MVVM – Ribbon now facilitates MVVM-centric applications KeyTips – The new Ribbon now implements this new accessibility feature to allow full control using…

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Introducing TestApi v0.5

Micrsoft WPF Testing team has just released the TestApi v0.5, which includes a few new additions and updates including: Combinatorial Variation Generation API – added supports for generics and declarative models (attribute-based models) Fault Injection API – for .NET 4.0 binaries Text String Generation API – added the support for string generation for multiple UnicodeRanges The new release can…

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Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.0 Release

This morning we officially released the VS 2010 and .NET 4.0!!!  You can Download a full trial version here or buy it here, and Watch live videos here.   To view a list of features supported by various VS versions, go here.  A few performance related blog posts by Jossef, the WPF performance PM: What’s new in .NET…

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Windows Phone 7 Developer tools

To find out more details about the Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools: http://www.microsoft.com/express/phone/.  Windows Phone Developer Tools includes: Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone Windows Phone Emulator Silverlight for Windows Phone XNA Game Studio 4.0 CTP A few good resources: Windows Phone Developer Portal Getting Started Guide for Developing for Windows Phone Code Samples for Windows…

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Introducing the February 2010 WPF Toolkit

The WPF team is excited to release the February 2010 version of the WPF Toolkit!  Other than the WPF controls relased in previous releases, this release also includes 3 preview controls:  AutoCompleteBox, Accordion, Rating.  You can download the latest toolkit here.  Send your feedback and comments!  Thanks! 

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Intro to TestApi – v0.3

Microsoft WPF team has released the TestApi v0.3 with various new additions and updates to the common testing API library.  The new APIs and updates include: Managed code fault injection API Combinational variation generation API New application control API Visual verification additions Acceptance tests New samples New namespace and binary naming Updated documentation The release can be downloaded…

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Introducing WPF Application Quality Guide v0.5!

WPF Application Quality Guide v0.5 has been released today at the WindowsClient.NET with new topics and updates!  Please check out the headline at the Featured News section, view the guide online or download a word doc  for viewing offline!      This release includes several new additions and updates: 1.       Suggested Roadmap – updated to…

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Introducing TestApi v0.2

WPF Test team just released the TestApi v.0.2!  “TestApi” is a set of standalone libraries to enable WPF developers to test their applications and controls more effectively and efficiently.  This latest release includes the following additions: AutomatedApplication API for in- and out-of-process application control New Visual Verification features New Command-Line Parser features xUnit and NUnit samples…

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Finding Managed Memory Leaks in WPF and Silverlight applications

It’s been a while since the last post was online.  We have been very busy in working on one of the very fun and important features for our WPF 4 release, and I will post more details about the feature later.  While taking short breaks, I’ve noticed a few blog posts about finding managed memory leaks…

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WPF Application Quality Guide v0.4 Released!

WPF Application Quality Guide v0.4 has been released today at the WindowsClient.NET with new topics and updates!  Check out the headline at the Featured News section, view the guide content online or download a word doc  for viewing offline!      This release includes several new topics and updates: 1.       Suggested Roadmap – updated to…

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