Monthly Archives: August 2009

56 vector arrows in XAML

.NET, Blend, Silverlight, Work, WPF
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I found this collection of vector arrows through Robby Ingebretsen. The designer Sander Baumann created 56 different arrows in vector format (Adobe Illustrator).

I converted these arrows in XAML. The arrows are available in the different formats (right click and choose “Save Target As”):

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Polymorphic Podcast: MVVM, Blend, Integrator in WPF and Silverlight

.NET, Blend, MVVM, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Work, WPF
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Polymorphic Podcast

Some time ago, Craig Shoemaker asked me if I wanted to talk about design time data in MVVM on his Polymorphic podcast, and of course I said yes. Following in the steps on my buddies Josh Smith and Tim Heuer was a bit scary, but hey, this is what we do, right, following the steps of giants and trying not to look too silly while we do it :)

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Expression Blend Samples InvokeDataCommand bug

.NET, Blend, MVVM, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Work, WPF
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My good friend and super hero programmer Pete Blois posted an impressive collection of samples using and extending Expression Blend behaviors and triggers on Codeplex some time ago. There are a few real treasures in there, and some of them that I would like to integrate in my MVVM Light toolkit, thus avoiding to reinvent the wheel. I am still checking the license (the Samples use the MS-PL license) but I think it should work just fine.

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Member of the INETA Europe Speaker Bureau

.NET, Blend, MVP, Personal, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Work, WPF
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I am very proud and happy to announce that I am now a member of the European INETA speakers bureau.

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Making good tea while travelling

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I am just back from a long absence to the Pacific Northwest. I went to Seattle for business, met tons of people there and then my family joined me and we had a little more than a week vacation between Seattle, Victoria and Vancouver. For those interested, you can see our pictures on Flickr:

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