Monthly Archives: May 2009

Working on a MVVM "light" toolkit

.NET, Blend, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Work, WPF
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 4 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

As some of you now, I have been spending most of my free time (which is not much these days once I am done with the amazing projects I am working on at IdentityMine, and the time spent with the family) working on a very simple, very light MVVM toolkit.

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HP Touchsmart TX2 keyboard failure (and the cure)

Technical stuff, Work
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 59 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

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This morning, something weird happened on my new HP Touchsmart TX2 (a multitouch tablet PC). The keyboard just stopped working, including all the buttons around it (such as the volume up, volume mute and volume down buttons). The keys simply didn’t react anymore.

To solve the issue, I tried rebooting, and this is when I noticed that the keyboard also didn’t work in the BIOS. For example, I was unable to display the boot menu by pressing the “ESC” key anymore.

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The #techdays presentations screencasts are online (French and German)

.NET, Blend, TechDays, Technical stuff, Work, WPF
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And now the German version of the session is online too.

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Installing Windows 7 from a USB drive

Technical stuff, Windows 7, Work
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 5 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

Yesterday, Windows 7 RC (release candidate) was published on MSDN, so the subscribers are currently downloading it. I have been using Windows 7 since October 2008, when it was pre-released during the PDC conference. Then I moved to the beta when it was released, and have been using it as my main system since then. I almost never had to go back to Vista (which I kept installed on another partition of my main laptop, just in case).

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