Monthly Archives: December 2013

Blend and the Global User Interface font mystery

.NET, Blend, Technical stuff, UX, Work

If you are using the latest version of Blend (for Visual Studio 2013) and XAML, you may have noticed something weird: Suddenly, in some places of your XAML markup, an unwanted FontFamily property appears: FontFamily=”Global User Interface”

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Samples to my Microsoft Design Language talk at NDC London

.NET, Design, NDC, Technical stuff, UX, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Work

At NDCLondon, I had the pleasure to present my talk “Putting the Microsoft Design Language to work”. Because of time constraints (60 minutes is fairly short ;) I couldn’t show the actual code that I show in the long version of this talk. I did however promise to publish them and here they are now for your pleasure, hoping they will be helpful.

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