Archive for the ‘WPF’ Category

Tired of the usual look of your buttons in WPF? Do you want a glossy-looking button with glass shine and glow effect as soon as you move the mouse cursor over the button?
Its just six easy steps away … Follow the tutorial below and give a fresh look to your apps.

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Last week, I posted a tutorial on how to save and retrieve images using SQL Server and WPF. This is an extension to that article. In my previous article, the images were displayed in the image box as soon as its name was selected from the list box. In this tutorial the picture will be displayed from the database as soon as you the speak the name of the picture.

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Well yes you have finally found it! A complete tutorial on how to save and retrieve images from the SQL Server 2008 database in a C# WPF application. Everything has been kept simple so that even beginners can understand. However, if posed with any problem, questions are always welcomed!

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One of the easiest and the most common ways to make a reflective surface is through the use of visual brushes and opacity masks. In this step-by-step tutorial, I have attempted to teach the absolute beginners how to make an image reflection in WPF and giving a 3D feel to it.

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The General Manager of Visual Studio Developer Division has unveiled the new WPF-based UI of the upcoming Visual Studio 2010. One of the biggest visual change which Microsoft is trying to bring into this 2010 release of Visual Studio is that they are trying to completely redesign the Visual Studio editor shell – bringing in a rich WPF-based UI.

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Microsoft has introduced a new educational platform which provides rich and interactive learning material for educators. Built upon the Microsoft .NET Framework, the Semblio platform will enable developers to reach new audiences and help create new business opportunities and revenue streams.

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After the announcement of Silverlight 2 release, Microsoft has now announced the release of Expression Blend 2 Service Pack 1 – a tool for harnessing the power of XAML, .NET framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and Silverlight 2 to deliver compelling user experiences for connected desktops and the web.

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Microsoft in partnership with Total Training – the leading online and DVD-based training content provider for software programs have released a complete set of getting started training videos to guide the starters through the learning of the entire Expression Suite.

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In Part 1, we learned how to use Resource Dictionary (WPF) in order to apply styles to UI element dynamically. Resource Dictionary uses XAML code which still is an unknown territory for most developers. So why not use only C# to create such animations? In this Part of the series we are going to learn how to create animations by using C# code.

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This article demonstrates how to create animations by using pure XAML with a code behind C# file instead of using tools like Expression Blend.

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Reports are always one of a compulsory requirements of any IT or non-IT solution. In this example we will experience how to integrate crystal report in a WPF Application.
I am using a database here to fetch some record in order to display on my report ofcourse you can use any other source. For reference […]

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In this article we will be creating certain tabs in a tab control with context menu with an option to remove certain tab item.
First create a blank c# WPF application using visual studio 2008 and name the default grid as Master.
Right click on window and select view code,
Here we create a method to remove […]

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