Stefan Wick's Weblog - Tips for WP7, Silverlight, WPF and Tablet PC

WP7 Mango: Image Download With Custom Referer Header

In Mango we have enabled setting the referer header (and many other headers) on HttpWebRequests. One...

Author: Stefan Wick - MSFT Date: 08/04/2011

Demos from my MIX 2011 session - Part 1: Navigation Tips

I have attached the first of the demos from my MIX 2011 session. Note that I have attached two...

Author: Stefan Wick - MSFT Date: 04/18/2011

MIX 2011: My Windows Phone 7 Session

I just got back from Las Vegas where I had the opportunity to attend and speak at the MIX 2011...

Author: Stefan Wick - MSFT Date: 04/16/2011

Image Tips for Windows Phone 7

If you are developing for Windows Phone you have probably been using the the Image element in...

Author: Stefan Wick - MSFT Date: 04/07/2011

A (slightly) new direction

For the last 18 months I have been (and I still am) working on an exciting new project: Silverlight...

Author: Stefan Wick - MSFT Date: 04/07/2011

Silverlight 4 OOB - Handwriting Recognition & Text-To-Speech

I have been sitting on this sample for quite a while, but never found the time to get it ready for a...

Author: Stefan Wick - MSFT Date: 04/07/2011

Silverlight 3: Perspective 3D

Silverlight 3 Beta has been released today. This release includes a number of exciting new features...

Author: swick Date: 03/18/2009

Pan Zoom Example

I am hosting this sample here to demonstrate the solution to this forum...

Author: swick Date: 12/07/2008

Custom Ink Rendering in Silverlight 2

Drawing ink with the built-in stroke objects works great for handwriting and annotations. In some...

Author: swick Date: 12/01/2008

Back-of-pen Erasing in Silverlight

As addendum to my previous post Erasing Ink in Silverlight 2 I want to show how to enable...

Author: swick Date: 12/01/2008

Erasing Ink in Silverlight 2

Another frequently asked question around inking in Silverlight is about erasing Ink strokes after...

Author: swick Date: 11/30/2008

Saving Ink to IsolatedStorage with Silverlight 2

One of the questions I have seen quite a few times in the Silverlight.net forums is how to persists...

Author: swick Date: 11/01/2008

TabletPC Development Gotchas Part 7: Detecting the input device in Silverlight 2

When writing an application that supports multiple input devices (mouse, stylus, touch) it is often...

Author: swick Date: 11/01/2008

Silverlight 2 Released - Write On!

Now that Silverlight 2 is released, I finally got around to updating my blog after a long time of...

Author: swick Date: 10/14/2008

Ink in Silverlight 2 (Beta 1)

I am very excited to write my first blog post about Silverlight 2 today, the project I am currently...

Author: swick Date: 03/25/2008

Silverlight Ice Skaters - a Holiday Greetings eCard

In the spirit of the holiday season, I have created a little eCard using the Silverlight v1.0 SDK....

Author: swick Date: 12/18/2007

TabletPC Development Gotchas Part 6: InkCanvas Element Selection/Move/Resize

WPF's InkCanvas element provides a lot of built-in functionality for several common, ink-related...

Author: swick Date: 12/18/2007

Snipping Pictures with Silverlight

One of my favorite tools on the Tablet PC is the 'Snipping Tool'. I have been using it frequently...

Author: swick Date: 12/18/2007

Ink Reflections - in Silverlight

I have received several question from folks about my earlier post on Ink Reflections in WPF. People...

Author: swick Date: 12/02/2007

Rendering ink and image to a bitmap using WPF

To follow-up on my previous blog post and to complete the story about rendering ink onto pictures...

Author: swick Date: 12/02/2007

TabletPC Development Gotchas Part 5: Rendering ink and image to a bitmap using Winforms

Annotating pictures with handwriting or drawings is a fun and useful scenario for digital ink. In...

Author: swick Date: 12/02/2007

Test - Work in progress

Photo Selector Component

Author: swick Date: 11/22/2007

Annotating Video with Ink using Silverlight

Silverlight makes delivering video content in the browser very easy. Silverlight also has ink...

Author: swick Date: 11/15/2007

Slide decks from my Oredev sessions

Thanks to everyone who attended my sessions at the Oredev conference in Malmo, Sweden. Thank you...

Author: swick Date: 11/15/2007

Off to Oredev

Just a quick note: I am on my way to Oredev conference. I'll be presenting the following two talks...

Author: swick Date: 11/12/2007

Ink blogging - using Windows Journal and Silverlight Streaming!

Are you using Windows Journal to jot down your thoughts on your Tablet PC? Did you ever wish to...

Author: swick Date: 11/04/2007

Fun with Ink & XAML Part4: WPF BitmapEffects applied to Ink

Want to create some fancy looking handwritten text or drawing? Tweaking the standard...

Author: swick Date: 11/04/2007

TabletPC Development Gotchas Part4: Semantics of GetSystemMetrics(SM_TABLETPC)

If your application needs to find out at runtime whether or not it runs on a Tablet PC, it is...

Author: swick Date: 11/04/2007

Silverlight Ink SDK Sample - hosted through Silverlight Streaming

With the 'Silverlight Streaming' service you can now invoke a hosted Silverlight application using...

Author: swick Date: 11/03/2007

Fun with Ink & XAML Part3: Ink Data Binding

Data binding in WPF provides a great way for applications to present and interact with data....

Author: swick Date: 11/03/2007

TabletPC Development Gotchas Part3: Coerce to Factoid (XP vs. Vista)

If you are writing (or maintaining) and application that uses handwriting recognition, please be...

Author: swick Date: 11/03/2007

East Asian Handwriting Recognition - the WPF way

I have put together a sample that demonstrates the integration of East Asian boxed handwriting...

Author: swick Date: 11/01/2007

TabletPC Development Gotchas Part2: Deploying InkPicture applications to Windows XP desktops

If you are developing applications that use an InkPicture control and you plan to deploy your...

Author: swick Date: 11/01/2007

Fun with Ink & Xaml - Part2: Zoom and Scroll

Here is some more fun with ink and Xaml: Scrolling and zooming ink content - in WPF it is as easy as...

Author: swick Date: 11/01/2007

Shape Recognition with WPF and InkAnalysis

Did you know that the Windows Vista SDK contains a shape recognition engine? It's part of the...

Author: swick Date: 11/01/2007

TabletPC Development Gotchas Part1: Handling exceptions in Winforms Ink events

Over the past few years of developing apps using the TabletPC platform, I came across a couple of...

Author: swick Date: 11/01/2007

Fun with Ink & Xaml - Part1: Ink Reflections

With the InkCanvas element in WPF you can create stunning inking experiences for TabletPC users...

Author: swick Date: 10/31/2007

.NET 3.5: Viewport2DVisual3D and Ink

WPF 3.5 includes an exciting new feature: Viewport2DVisual3D. It makes building interactive 3D...

Author: swick Date: 10/31/2007