Monthly Archives: April 2009

Switching expertise: From Client App Dev to Silverlight

.NET, MVP, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Work
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At the last MVP summit in March, some of us were informed that a new MVP expertise had been created for Silverlight. They asked a small number of existing MVPs with strong Silverlight competency (including yours truly) if they would agree to switch to that new expertise.

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The #techdays presentations screencasts are online (French only)

.NET, Blend, IdentityMine, TechDays, Technical stuff, Windows 7, Work, WPF
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Update: The German version of the presentation is online too.

I was just notified that the screencast for the session I gave at TechDays in Geneva a few weeks ago is now online.

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Posting the source code for #techdays (Switzerland) talks

.NET, Blend, IdentityMine, TechDays, Technical stuff, Windows 7, Work, WPF
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 1 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

Update:

I updated the installation instructions to make it clearer that you need the WPF toolkit and SQL Server express before you can run the application.

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Using a Behavior to magnify your WPF applications

.NET, Blend, MIX, Technical stuff, Work, WPF
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 15 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

At MIX 2009, the Expression Blend team cam up with a new concept called Behaviors. In fact, the only thing new is the way that the Behaviors are packed. WPF developers have been doing what we called “Attached Behaviors” for quite some time already: see this thread (dated July 2008) to read a discussion around this topic at the WPF Disciples group.

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Two days FREE training: WPF LOB

.NET, Technical stuff, Work, WPF
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 2 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

Get some of that: Microsoft’s Jaime Rodriguez and Karl Shifflett are on tour and will come to a number of locations to give a two days training packed with WPF training for building Line of Business (LOB) applications.

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