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Kevin Moore, Program Manager, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), WinFX

Kevin's WPF Bag-o-Tricks

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Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/25/2007

Update your bookmarks and blog readers--I'm moving

Lake Okoboji is freezing over indefinitely. In an effort to unify all the random stuff I do, I've...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/28/2007

Updates to 2 must-have applications! Both managed code! Both free (as in beer)!

Paint.NET ROCKS! I can't imagine ever paying for Photoshop. Now in version 3.0. The killer new...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/21/2007

Windows Vista: What Should WebSite Hosters Do?

Check out Rob's blog on instructions for ISP's (or anyone that runs a server) on how to host WPF...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/21/2007

On ItemTemplate, ContentTemplate, DataTemplate

A recent forum post asked how one could build out ItemsControl-like functionality in a custom...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/13/2007

Programmer Don't Like to Code

Forgot what link brought me here, but I was quite impressed with the analysis. Programmer's Don't...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/05/2007

Updated Bag-o-Tricks for January

In celebration of the availability of the January CTP of VS "Orcas", I've updated the bag-o-tricks....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/11/2007

A (super rough) Christmas Present

It's 1:22 AM. I think I'm getting sick. I'm flying out for California tomorrow. Haven't packed yet....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/24/2006

Chat with the WPF team tomorrow

Our holiday gift to you: listening. Tomorrow (Dec 21) 12:30 - 1:30 PM Pacific Time. Details:...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/20/2006

Expression Web - beautiful

I'm working on an end-of-year letter as web site. (Yeah, I'm a geek. I have way more email addresses...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/19/2006

Business Objects are cooler than you think

I think it was Paul Stovell's article on Validation in WPF that got me started. The article is...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/18/2006

New hotness, random musings

Interacting with 2D on 3D in WPF Holy hotness! Check out details on the WPF3D Blog Check out the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/14/2006

What do I love about Vista? Everything Chris loves

Mr. Sells does a great job of listing the great features of Vista. (Including some things I don't...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/26/2006

Bag-O-Tricks : RTM Edition

Okay, I admit I should have a whole mountain of new and sexy stuff for the RTM release. I've been...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/10/2006

How you can tell the bolts are tightening

I tested the latest rev of the bag-o-tricks on Vista RC1 (which included the .NET Framework 3.0 RC1)...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/27/2006

The Bag, the Blogs, the Betas

The Bag Glad to see people are downloading the RC1 rev of the bag-o-tricks. Thanks for the love....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/26/2006

Update to Bag-O-Tricks for RC1

As promised, I've updated the bag-o-tricks. Download now. Updates HexHex had a few rough edges that...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/20/2006

WPF PivotTable

Bea's intern this summer (Tomasz) wrote a sweet WPF control: PivotTable. I haven't had a chance to...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/14/2006

Update to the bag-o-tricks...soon...I promise...

I've been busy hacking on a bunch of stuff. I have updates in the cue. (Some really cool stuff.) I...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/08/2006

Snoop + IronPython = "OH MY GOD!"

(Thanks to Rob for the pointer.) Check out Matt's blog. I'm speechless. Amazing.

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/08/2006

Net Neutrality Event in Seattle Tomorrow

Senator Murray's Seattle Office30 Aug 12:00 PMSenator Murray needs to know her constituents are...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/29/2006

Wolves in Sheep's Clothing

Okay, so I've blogged about this before. I think it's super important stuff. Common Cause has some...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/17/2006

I'm going to be posting to my blog a lot more.

Windows Live Writer just went beta. Hot!

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/14/2006

KevinButton, etc.

KevinButton Robby and I were hanging out at TechEd in Boston. Randomly I say, “Hey, we should put...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/05/2006

Cleaning up your theme files with MergeDictionary

Once you get the resources for more than one control in generic.xaml, things can get a bit messy....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/29/2006

Handling old projects when you upgrade to a new .NET Framework CTP

I'm sure we all love this dialog after a CTP refresh: The issue is that the project types have...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/28/2006

Hello Tuesday

Control Licensing in Cider (WPF designer for VS) James provides some great information on supporting...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/25/2006

Random musings.

July CTP Bag-O-TricksWow! People seem to be enjoying it...or at least downloading it. Let me know...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/25/2006

DatePicker and expand-a-node in TreeView: updates to the Bag-O-Tricks for the July CTP

I promised you I'd get these in "this week". I guess, depending on how you split the weeks, I...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/23/2006

XBAP video on Channel 9

Check out the video of Lauren and Karen talking about XBAPs (WPF in the browser) on Channel 9.

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/17/2006

IE 7: Cool to Wicked Cool

I’ve been happily crankin’ along with IE 7 Beta2 for a while now. I just upgraded to IE7 Beta3. Wow!...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/16/2006

Reasons to submit error reports

Punish your Microsoft developer Okay, so submitting bug reports isn't quite this gratifying, but I...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/13/2006

Better performance for large data sets in Selector (ListBox, ListView, etc)

We've had feedback from a number of people about enumerations of the entire collection and calls to...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/11/2006

Hardware-accelerated transparent windows - Hot!

Nick and Lauren have both blogged about one of the coolest "late" features in WPF:...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/09/2006

MSDN Magazine - I should have asked for angle brackets

I wrote an article for the August issue of MSDN Magazine. An editor saw Robby's and my video for MIX...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/09/2006

Bag-O-Tricks updated for June CTP

Nothing too amazing, just some clean-up for the latest CTP. Check out the post for details. Can you...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/06/2006

Recap from TechEd (hello to the control vendor lab)

I had a blast in Boston, but a week is a really long time to be at a conference. To address common...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/20/2006

Hello from TechEd Boston (update to Bag-O-Tricks)

Having a blast in Boston. The city is beautiful.Coolest things I’ve seen today: Exchange 2007. Scary...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/14/2006

Beta2 is Live!

Hopefully I wasn't too subtle yesterday. As of this morning, we are live with Beta2 of Vista, which...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/23/2006

Coming to TechEd? I’ll be there!

As Rob has already mentioned, I’m talking at TechEd. I’m giving two talks. Data Visualization in WPF...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/22/2006

Save the Internet!

In general, I avoid political discussion like the plague on my work blog, but since Microsoft has...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/17/2006

Books on WPF

Mehrdad is looking for some WPF books.I know of two: Programming Windows Presentation Foundation...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/26/2006

Do you subclass ItemsControl? Keep reading.

ItemsControl has a protected virtual GetContainerForItemOverride that takes an object parameter. In...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/10/2006

TreeListView - Scary Cool Control Mash-up in WPF

As promised, the ATC team has posted another ListView sample. This sample is amazing because it...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/02/2006

WPF ListView Rocks!

No control in our library demonstrates the power of WPF more than ListView. It is the example of how...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/23/2006

Updated Bag-O-Tricks for WinFX Februrary CTP

In case you haven't heard, the WinFX February CTP has been released. If you haven't downloaded it...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/22/2006

Robby and Me on Channel 9

We're not nearly as entertaining as Don and Chris, but Robby and I are in another video on Channel 9...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/19/2006

In other news...

Our friends from Max have been busy. Not only are they cranking away at a beautiful WinFX app, but...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/16/2006

MSDN TV: The Power of Templates in Windows Presentation Foundation

Robert and I just got posted to MSDN TV. We do a talk on the Power of Templates in Windows...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/02/2006

Read Bea's Blog

I think at some point I mentioned I've moved over to work on Data Binding in WPF. Binding is a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/26/2006

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