Windows 7 Beta was announced by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer at this years Consumer Electronic Show in Vegas. Today, Microsoft has released the SDKs for both the Windows 7 Beta and the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 which is included in Windows 7 Beta. Both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 were shipped with .NET Framework 3.0.
Adding an option for converting text to speech in an application can come in handy in a variety of different situations. So today in this short but useful tutorial, I'll teach you how to build a text-to-speech sample using Microsoft Speech API (SAPI) with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF).
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.
Microsoft has today released Silverlight 2 RC0 to developers for testing purposes and to help them prepare their existing Silverlight 2 Beta 2 applications for the final bits which is expected to roll out at the end of this year.
Microsoft Press has a free e-book offer up for grabs. The long awaited Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 by Peter DeBetta, Greg Low and Mark Whitehorn has finally been released and you can get it your free copy(e-book) from Microsoft Press.
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.
This article demonstrates how to create animations by using pure XAML with a code behind C# file instead of using tools like Expression Blend.