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  • If you’re like me, Expression Blend is your best friend while developing any XAML based application. When the beta’s and release candidates came out for 2012, I found it strange that the ‘Data’ tab in Expression Blend was missing for …

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Design Time support in Windows 8 C# XAML

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If you're like me, Expression Blend is your best friend while developing any XAML based application. When the beta's and

Anatomy of the “Grid App” template in VS2012 for Windows 8 (C# XAML)

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In this post I thought I would take the opportunity to look through the sample project template within Visual Studio 2012

Sprite animations using WPF/Silverlight and JavaFX

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Usually when you begin to write any sort of application that requires visual flare, animations are always on the

Migration to WordPress

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Hi everybody! I know I know... I've been very slack getting together more posts, but honestly I have been very busy

Switch worlds from JavaFX to WPF and the designer workflow

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As some of you may be aware, for a long time I have been eagerly following JavaFX. Playing with it, getting involved in the

JavaFX and RSS cont…

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Just a quick note to say that my RSS Feed Example as fully documented here, is now posted as a full loaded sample on the

JavaFX and RSS

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JavaFX is known to be a rich media platform, for use in creating a rich interface for the end user, but when you think of

Updated SpaceMissionFX to JavaFX 1.2

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"Some" of you may know of the SpaceMissionFX game that I wrote a while back to get familiar with JavaFX.Well that was

JavaFX Graphing and Charting with Hudson pt 2

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In my last post on building some bar charts with the data gathered from the Hudson REST api,

JavaFX Graphing and Charting with Hudson

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With the release of JavaFX 1.2, came a whole heap of API changes and new features.Some of these new features include the