Matthias Shapiro

microsoft windows phone evangelist, infovis enthusiast

Monthly Archives: March 2008

WPF Designers Guide to Styles And Templates

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This is a post that has taken months to complete, but addresses something that I don’t think I've seen sufficiently

Styling the ComboBox Dropdown (popup)

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 This tutorial derives from the general "How to Style the ComboBox" set of tutorials. First let's make sure you're in the

Usability Design For Forms: Luke Wroblewski

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I swear... I'll get back to the tutorials any day now!  By in the meantime, I'm doing some form redesign and I wanted to

MIX 08 WPF/Wiimote Show Off Video

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Thought I'd take a moment and toss up the WPF/Wiimote video that we submitted to the MIX 08 Show Off

MIX 08 Sessions Now Online

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You can now check out all the MIX sessions, online.  I attended the following sessions: Bringing Your Data to Life with

WPF Wii Binding Properties: Infrared Data

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This is an extension of my previous post, WPF Wiimote Library (Now With Project Files!), which has links to the WPF Wiimote

Show Off Winners!

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They've just posted the Show Off winners from MIX 08, and my Wiimote Visualization squeaked in at number 3. Here is the

Make Your Own Deep Zoom Images for Silverlight

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Have you heard about Deep Zoom? No... it is not a porno filmed exclusivly with the Canon 5200mm mirror lens (although that

We Are Experiencing Delays

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I wanted to take a moment to apologize to everyone to whom I promised more Wii goodness on my blog. I couldn't get internet

WPF Wiimote Library (Now With Project Files!)

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Now that we've successfully demoed the Wiimote visualizer in the Open Space at MIX 08 and shown off what we can do at the