Category XAML/WPF/Silverlight

Getting VS 2008 to show Silverlight 3 WYSIWYG Designer

One of the most common questions asked by Silverlight developers after installing the the Silverlight 3 tools support is : Where did my designer go? By default, VS 2008 only shows the XAML view and the suggested tooling is to use Expression Blend to get a glimpse of how the UI looks like. If you […]

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WPF LOB Tour Materials Posted

Jaime Rodriguez ( have just posted the materials from the WPF for Line of Business Tour.  Download the decks and demos from the site (Deck, Demos)   You may also want to download the MVVM Training Day materials at the same same site (Decks, Demos)   For anything WPF, make sure you subscribe to Jaime’s […]

patterns & practices Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight released!

Microsoft’s P&P formally announced the release of the  Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight .   Check out the blog announcement   This release is also packed with more content on how to use the guidance (docs, how to’s, quick starts, hol). A far cry from when the first Composite UI Application Block(CAB) […]