What’s New In Visual Studio 2008 Webcast

Here is the demo code for Today’s Whats New In Visual Studio 2008: New Language Features of VB9 and C# 3 Webcast. You can view the webcast right here.  Don’t forget, this Wednesday is the final webcast in this series, where we will be talking about the new development features in Visual Studio 2008 for…

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ASUS Eee PC Review

Wow… a product review from me?  Normally, I wouldn’t do something like this, but this machine is so good, I had too. The product is the ASUS Eee PC (Buy.com for $349.)  This is a very small “sub notebook” computer.  It is a solid state machine with no moving parts (well… almost, I think I…

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What would you do?

So, after my webcast today, I went down to the local KFC and ordered a chicken wing meal.  While I was sitting there, a guy ordered the buffet.  He got a salad and a plate of chicken from the buffet.  To my suprise, he pulled a bag out of his coat and hid it on…

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WPF Soup To Nuts: Helpful Tools

Here it is at last, the final installment of the WPF Soup To Nuts webcast series.  In this last part of our 18 part webcast series on WPF, I will be talking about some of the tools you can use to help your user experience design.  I will talk about XAMLPad, WPF Perf, Expression Blend…

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WPF Soup To Nuts: Custom Panel Layout

We’re coming down to the wire with Part 17 of my 18 part webcast series on Windows Presentation Foundation.  In Today’s WPF Soup To Nuts webcast, I will be talking about overridding the default layout of panels.  In WPF, there are basically two methods that you must override to take control of the layout of…

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WPF Soup To Nuts: Creating Controls

Well, we’re “rounding third and heading for home” in Part 16 of my 18 part WPF Soup To Nuts webcast series.  Today, I will be discussing Controls.  More specificailly, how you can create your own controls.  In WPF, there are basically two types of custom controls, User Controls and Custom Controls.  User Controls are the…

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WPF Soup To Nuts: Win32 Compatability

In Today’s WPF Soup To Nuts webcast, we will be talking about Compatability between WPF and Win32 (including WinForms.)  We’ll see how we can take WPF Controls and display them in WinForms and vise versa. You can watch the webcast right here. As always, my demo code is attached to this post. Bill WPFCompatibility.zip

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WPF Soup To Nuts: Multimedia

Wow!  We’re already at Part 14 of my 18 part webcast series in Windows Presentation Foundation.  Today’s webcast is all about Multimedia.  I’ll show you how you can add Audio, Video and even Speech to your applications in a very easy to use manner.  The Multimedia capabilites of WPF are amazing and including them in…

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WPF Soup To Nuts: Animations

Today in my WPF Soup To Nuts webcast series, I will be talking about Animations.  Animating graphics is one of the easiest, most compelling features that you can add to a visually important application.  In the previous two sessions, we learned how to deal with 2D and 3D Graphics.  In this session, we will discover…

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