Gregory's Technical Tidbits

Random software and technological musings, tips and tidbits from the mind of a geek.

Coloring and Scaling SVG in a WinJS.Binding.Template Control

When creating my Windows Store application Gamer Dice, I wanted to provide a compelling visual...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 10/28/2012

Basic text-based console UI implemented in F#

This is a brief exploration of some of the capabilities of the F# language to define a small set of...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 01/03/2012

Animation with the HTML Canvas Tag and the IE9 Preview in Expression Web 4

In this post I will walk through the steps necessary to create basic animation using the HTML canvas...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 08/19/2010

Web Fonts Simplified

Design and Typography go hand in hand. But every time I’ve looked at using specific fonts with...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 08/09/2010

Create a Font Reference Sheet for All Installed Fonts

I have always been crazy about typefaces and it's one of the things that attracts me to page design...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 01/27/2010

Expression Web 3 / CSS Layout and Blog Makeover

As a member of the Microsoft Expression Web team, I am proud to be a part of our newest release:...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 07/22/2009

I used Expression Design to layout and create the elements for my wedding homepage and then used...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 10/03/2008

Make Your Web Pages "Behave" by Swapping Images

I used Expression Design to layout and create the elements for my wedding homepage (see my blog...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 09/23/2008

Using a Tracing Image in Expression Web to Guide Page Layout

I used Expression Design to layout and create the elements for my wedding homepage (see my blog...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 09/10/2008

Composing a Wedding Page in Expression Design

In August of 2008 I was lucky enough to marry the woman of my dreams with a small wedding ceremony...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 09/03/2008

A few months before I came to work for Microsoft, I was trying to revise my personal website. It was...

Author: Gregory W. Smith Date: 03/05/2008