Matthias Shapiro

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Category Archives: design

Weekly Links 12-18-2012

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Design and Usability See What I Mean: How to Use Comics to Communicate Ideas – Written by Kevin Cheng, one of the

Free Chapter From Beautiful Visualization

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OK, Cory Doctorow, let's see if this works. I've written a chapter on storytelling and information visualization for

How To Create a Flexible Striped Gradient In Silverlight and WPF

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Thanks to Joe McBride and Jason Alderman, who discovered this technique in some of Microsoft’s theme packs. I'm trying

Silverlight Visualization of MIX10 Open Call Sessions

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I was digging through all the sessions submitted for the MIX10 Open Call last week and I decided that there had to be a

InfoViz Project For Tim Heuer – Presidential Candidate Tracker

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UPDATE: I've made the source code available for download here. Yeah, yeah... I know it's long past the time when anyone

6 Tips For Designers For Translating Your Comps Into XAML

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I'd been holding out on this post in the interest of getting it just right. I think with more time I would add more stuff,

Silverlight Color Picker

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UPDATE (12/05/08): Updated Color Picker Utility UPDATE: I've posted links to all my code here. I apologize, but I