WPF & Silverlight Designer

The Visual Designer for creating WPF & Silverlight applications in Visual Studio

Debugging Data Bindings in a WPF or Silverlight Application

The WPF and Silverlight platforms use late bound data binding resolution for bindings in XAML files....

Author: karl140.6 Date: 06/30/2010

Tips and Tricks for working with the WPF and Silverlight Designer in Visual Studio 2010

This article is a collection of tips and tricks that we have gathered over the time we've spent...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 06/30/2010

Sample Data in the WPF and Silverlight Designer

Objective Requirements Retail release of Visual Studio 2010 and the latest Silverlight 4 tools for...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 06/30/2010

Known Issue: Control Design-Time Assemblies File Locking When Using WPF and Silverlight Designer

File Locking Issues when using WPF and Silverlight Designer When creating and testing a registered...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 06/18/2010

Three New WPF and Silverlight Designer Videos Posted

The WPF and Silverlight Designer Team has posted the following new widescreen videos: Layout...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 06/16/2010

How to Enable Using the Binding Builder in WPF and Silverlight Applications

When the Data Sources Window is used to generate the UI, the generated XAML injects design-time...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 06/14/2010

Using WPF and Silverlight UserControls

UserControls promote code reuse, separation of concerns and simplify development by partitioning...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 06/14/2010

Layout Techniques for Windows Forms Developers

This article has a corresponding video that can be viewed here. In a typical Windows Forms...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 06/04/2010

Creating and Consuming Resource Dictionaries in WPF and Silverlight

This article has a corresponding video that can be viewed here. Resource Dictionaries are a powerful...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 06/03/2010

Create Silverlight Master – Detail UI Using Data Sources Window Object DataSource

This article has a corresponding video that can be viewed here. Master – Detail layouts are the...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 06/03/2010

Building a Simple Forms Application using the Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2010 and WCF RIA Services

The final release of Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 has recently shipped. Silverlight 4...

Author: Mark Wilson-Thomas Date: 05/24/2010

Final Release of Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 is Now Available

We are delighted to announce that the final release of Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 is...

Author: Mark Wilson-Thomas Date: 05/24/2010

New Visual Studio Magazine Article on Building Data Bound WPF and Silverlight Applications

Check out this new Visual Studio Magazine article which walks through some ways of using the Visual...

Author: Mark Wilson-Thomas Date: 05/11/2010

Silverlight 4 Releases, Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 RTM available now!

As part of today's release of Silverlight 4, the WPF and Silverlight Designer team is pleased to...

Author: Mark Wilson-Thomas Date: 04/15/2010

Visual Studio 2010 Read Me for the WPF and Silverlight Designer

User code exceptions may affect designer and Visual Studio Any user code that throws an exception at...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 03/17/2010

Known Issue: Second Hot Fix Available for Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate Crash

A second hot fix has been made available for Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate that solves...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 03/02/2010

Known Issues for Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate

This post provides information on a few high profile Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate bugs and...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 02/15/2010

Known Issue: Hot Fix Available for Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate Crash

If you have installed Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate and have experienced one or more crashes...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 02/15/2010

General WPF and Silverlight Designer FAQ

General WPF & Silverlight Designer FAQ I have some comments about/issues with the WPF &...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 02/15/2010

WPF and Silverlight Designer for Visual Studio 2010 FAQ

WPF and Silverlight Designer for Visual Studio 2010 FAQ Where can I find overview information on the...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 02/15/2010

Silverlight Support for Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate

Silverlight 3 projects are supported with the Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate build – however...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 02/09/2010

Loading Projects in Visual Studio not Located on Local Machine

The new boot from vhd feature that shipped in Windows 7 and Server 2008 has now given developers new...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 02/03/2010

Known Issue: Attached Property ListBox.AlternationIndex Causes Error in Designer

Known Issue When writing ListBoxItem triggers in a style that trigger on the...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 02/03/2010

Taming the WPF Expander Control

The WPF Expander control has a header and a collapsible window that developers can use in several...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 02/03/2010

Known Issue: Controls and GAC, Toolbox and TCI

Introduction The purpose of the post is to provide guidance for control authors to limit the...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 02/02/2010

Known Issue – Controls Deriving From A Generic Base Class Must Be In Separate Assembly

There is a known issue when using the Visual Studio 2010 WPF & Silverlight Designer or XAML...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/22/2010

Create WPF Master – Detail UI Using Data Sources Window Object DataSource

This article has a corresponding video that can be viewed here. Master – Detail layouts are the...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/19/2010

Videos

Lap around the WPF Designer creating a data bound application Setting up Visual Studio discovering...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/15/2010

Create First Silverlight Application

This article has a corresponding video that can be viewed here. Are you new to Silverlight? This...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/15/2010

Create First WPF Application

This article has a corresponding video that can be viewed here. Are you new to WPF? This walk though...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/15/2010

How to Insert a Row in a Data Entry Form

This article has a corresponding video that can be viewed here. A common task after a form is...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/15/2010

Learning the WPF & Silverlight Designer

The WPF and Silverlight Designer in Visual Studio 2010 provides a convenient and familiar set of...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/15/2010

How to Layout a Data Entry Form

This article has a corresponding video that can be viewed here. The WPF & Silverlight Designer...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/14/2010

WPF & Silverlight Layout Controls

This article has a corresponding video that can be viewed here. The WPF and Silverlight platforms...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/14/2010

Setting Up Visual Studio for WPF and Silverlight Development

This article has a corresponding video that can be viewed here. This important information will...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/14/2010

WPF and Silverlight Designer for Visual Studio 2008 FAQ

WPF and Silverlight Designer for Visual Studio 2008 FAQ What Hotfixes should I make sure I have...

Author: Mark Wilson-Thomas Date: 01/13/2010

Loading Metadata for Microsoft Controls

I have received several requests for information on loading metadata for WPF & Silverlight...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/13/2010

WPF & Silverlight Design-Time Code Sharing – Part II

In WPF & Silverlight Design-Time Code Sharing - Part I, I introduced the custom controls and the...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/13/2010

WPF & Silverlight Design-Time Code Sharing – Part I

This post along with Part II will cover writing design-time code that can be shared between WPF...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/13/2010

Table of Contents

Designer Articles Learning Center - Features content for new users Taming the WPF Expander Control...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/12/2010

FAQ

WPF and Silverlight Designer FAQ The FAQ has been broken into three separate pages, general...

Author: karl140.6 Date: 01/12/2010