Tag Archives: Blend

Yet Another Podcast #13–Corey Schuman

Talking with Corey Schuman about Windows Phone, Blend and more. Listen | Return to Yet Another Podcast Call in comments:  1-347-YAP-CAST

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Windows Phone From Scratch #4 – First Xaml

In the previous mini-tutorial in this series you created a form in which you placed a prompt and text box for the first name using Expression Blend and drag and drop.  It was probably not obvious that as you created … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Tutorial: Why Windows Phone Developers Should Must and Are Learning and Using Expression Blend

Back in June, I wrote this to Silverlight developers: Okay, tough love: if you are serious about Silverlight development, the days of using one Integrated Development Environment for all your work are…. over.  The benefits of adding Expression Blend to … Continue reading

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Announcing the Windows Phone 7 Release, WP7 Silverlight Toolkit and XNA 4.0!

Today is a great release day. We’ve launched everything you need to write Windows Phone 7 applications. Not only that, but we’ve also released XNA 4.0 not only for phone, but for all supported XNA platforms.

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Teaching An Old Control New Tricks With Templates

This is the fourth in a short series on Templates and DataValidation. [ First In Series    Previous In Series ] You will remember that in the previous post in this small series, we created a new button template with a … Continue reading

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Styles (followup)

Yesterday’s post did not include source, and left fleshing out the styles as an exercise… this quick follow-up will provide a link to the full code and a quick walkthrough of the styles I ended up creating.

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Visual State Manager A-Z

This is the first of a multipart series on the Visual State Manager which will cover Styles Resources Templates Custom Controls Customizing data validation

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Why Developers Should, Must, Do Care About The New Expression Blend

Okay, tough love: if you are serious about Silverlight development, the days of using one Integrated Development Environment for all you work are…. over.  The benefits of adding Expression Blend to your toolkit, and getting serious about learning how to … Continue reading

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