BASTA2016: Concurrent WPF mit Akka.NET

Vielen Dank an alle Teilnehmer meiner Session an der BASTA2016: Concurrent WPF mit Akka.NET Abstract: Gerade in Applikationen mit einer Benutzeroberfläche, wie der Windows Presentation Foundation, ist die Umsetzung von paralleler Verarbeitung eine große Herausforderung. Mehrere gleichzeitig laufende Aufgaben, die auf das UI zugreifen? Da fliegen einem die Masken nur so um die Ohren. Akka.NET […]

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DDC2015 WPF Troubleshooting in VS2015 Session

Today I delivered a session on Troubleshooting of WPF applications using the in-the-box tools of VS2015. The slides can be found here: ManuelMeyer DDC2015 WPF Troubleshooting mit VS2015 After defining the terms “debugging” and “profiling”, I showed new but non-WPF debugging features available in Visual Studio such as PerfTips, 64bit Edit & Continue, Watch Window […]

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WPF: The Infragistics WPF Roadmap – WPF IS NOT DEAD!

Today I stumbled across an interesting whitepaper by Infragistics. It is called “The Windows Presentation Foundation Roadmap: 2015 and Beyond”. You can get it here: http://www.infragistics.com/resources/whitepapers The contents are: Introduction A Brief History of Windows Presentation Foundation .NET, Open Source and WPF The WPF Roadmap The Infragistics Roadmap Commiting to WPF with Confidence Interesting points: […]

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Profiling WPF Applications in Visual Studio 2015 with the WPF Timeline Tool

In VS2013 Microsoft introduced the Performance and Diagnostics Hub. (Check my blog post here: http://www.12qw.ch/2015/03/performance-profiling-of-net-applications-in-visual-studio-20132015/) In visual Studio 2015, the XAML UI Responsiveness Tool has been renamed to Timeline and now fully supports all XAML based applications and therefore WPF! You can read all the details in this post from the WPF team: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/wpf/archive/2015/01/16/new-ui-performance-analysis-tool-for-wpf-applications.aspx The […]

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WPF is Back! And becoming even more Powerful!

I am really happy that we can finally see more and more activity around Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) by Microsoft. Currently, there are breaking news every month. I am looking forward for what will be revealed at Build 2015. Here is an overview of the current developments: November 2014: Roadmap for WPF First, in November […]

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Metro Studio

Free XAML Icons and Shapes in Metro Studio

In any UI Framework, visuals are the key to success. An application that contains appealing graphics automatically yields a higher user acceptance. Unfortuantely, creating good icons is usually very hard and expensive. Not anymore! Meet Syncfusions Metro Studio! The Syncfusion Metro Studio is a collection and editor for over 4000 application icons that can be […]

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WPF Samples: Real World WPF Line-of-Business (LOB) Applications

Have you ever wondered what WPF LOB Applications are out there in the wild? Pete Brown published an interesting collection of real world WPF applications called the Book of WPF. It is already a couple of years old but still interesting to look at: http://10rem.net/blog/2010/02/10/the-book-of-wpf You can download the PDF directly here: http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com/Project/Download/FileDownload.aspx?ProjectName=WPFPresents&DownloadId=8223 Somehow I […]

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