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Tag Archives: wpf

The riddle of the disappearing WPF databinding

I’m currently on a custom control that has a bunch of panels slaved to each other via databinding. And I ran into a bug where moving an element around would suddenly break the sync with the other panels. Nothing in … Continue reading

July 2, 2008 .net ,

WPF Custom Panel layout and Dependency Properties

Just a quick note I learned the hard way when creating custom panels in WPF: If your panel has dependency properties or attached properties on its children that affect measure and/or arrange, calling InvalidateMeasure or InvalidateArrange won’t necessarily do the … Continue reading

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VS2k5 & WPF

After having tried a bunch of different iterations to get the WPF tools installed for VS2k5, here’s what finally worked” Install .NET 3.0 Install Visual Studio Tools for WCF/WPF And only then install .NET 3.0 SP1 Talk about annoying dependencies.

March 3, 2008 .net

Silverlight, Moonlight and a true VM for your browser

Considering my previous rant about RIA platforms, I’m a bit slow out the gate with my Silverlight comments. But there was a lot to digest before making half-baked comments. While I was at MEDC, Mix07 was going on next door. … Continue reading

May 17, 2007 .net, mono , , , , ,

Rich Internet App Development

If you’ve had the misfortune of mentioning AJAX in my presence, then you’ve heard me rant about the crappy user experience we are all willing to accept in the name of net connectness. This really is a lamentation about the … Continue reading

March 15, 2007 .net, geek, javascript , , , , , , , ,