Monday, March 16, 2009

It's Tuesday



Josh Smith has a new CodePlex project called Thriple - a library of 3D WPF components.

Rudi Grobler describes Karl's XAML Power Toys - Extract Properties to Style feature.  He also points to a cool sample app called PhotoSuru. 

Jaime Rodriguez shares his list of WPF blogs.

Sacha Barber describes what he calls the MVVM Mediator pattern.

Charles Perzold has an article in MSDN magazine about writing more efficient ItemsControls.

And our own Tarang Waghela writes about Implementing M-V-VM pattern in WPF.


New article in MSDN magazine on Strategies For Designing Application Navigation

Cory Schuman has a generic XAML loading control

Dax Pandhi has a free WPF theme


Solution Factory is a Visual Studio Addin that exports a solution as a Visual Studio multi-project template

Brian Harry has "lots of news" about VSTS2010/.NET4.0.

Brad Abrams shows off what's coming in Sliverlight 3 for Business Applications.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Project almost finished

Our current project is almost finished, so I've at last had a chance to browse my blog feeds.

Here's the list of interesting items that attracted my attention over the last few weeks.


Tim Sneath Announcing Family.Show v3 – Our WPF Reference Application -

The guys from Mindscape  have announced WPF Flow Diagrams 1.0 released

Josh Smith has an article Using ContentControl3D and Panel3D in a ListBox

MVVM videos

Josh Smith Two Model-View-ViewModel Screencasts

Learn Prism - from Blaine Wastell -

How to build an outlook style application using Prism -

UX stuff

Shane Morris has pointed to New Video Series- UI Design for Developers Series, by Total Training

Mark Miller has as series of posts on Great UI.  Here is the first one I came across - Clarity and Color on the Presentation Layer - 

Tip: Invoking Blend from Visual Studio -

Bling- easy animation and interaction in C# and WPF


Event Aggregation with MEF (with and without EventAggregator)

Rob Relyea - what's coming in .NET 4 for XAML - XAML State of the Union – Feb 2009 -

Somasegar announces DevLabs: Code Contracts for .NET

Talking Points: ADO.NET Entity Framework

NaturalSpec is based on NUnit and completely written in F# -

NCalc - Mathematical Expressions Evaluator for .NET

Rockford Lhotka has a summary article on Parallel and Concurrency Futures for Microsoft Developers -