27. August 2012 22:28
When I talked with someone about Surface year ago it was always about that cool multi-touch table. Now when I talk about Surface, it is about the new Microsoft Windows 8 Tablet which should be available at the end of October. What happened to that multi-touch table? It just got a new name. ... [More]
21. November 2011 05:45
Dear Mister Lucas,
I was only 9 years old back in 1980 when I saw Star Wars in the theatre for the first time. An epic space adventure with a farm boy, a princess, a scoundrel and a real bad guy. Great characters which hit me in the heart straight away. Even the ‘mechanical’ d... [More]
1. April 2010 07:10
On my current project, we make use of the WPF Toolkit. One of the things we use is the Datepicker. A nice usefull control. We wanted to set the watermark, but the control doesn't support setting the watermark with a public property and we didn't want to go into the control's source itself.
On Codep... [More]
28. February 2010 18:38
There is no default control for this in WPF as well. So, time to build one.
First we need to create a WPF User Contr... [More]
26. February 2010 04:53
The biggest christmas present for my company was when we got our own Microsoft Surface table. We already were brainstorming on what kind of applications we would develop, but the first thing that ran through my brains was exploring the world. And next to that i was convinced i wasn't the first to ha... [More]
22. February 2010 21:43
Developers often make use of constants to hold static values to use through the class or even through the application.Sometimes we use de const and sometimes the static readonly. They seem to do the same but aware of the differences.
ConstThe const field is a defined and evaluated at compile time a... [More]
21. February 2010 20:00
When a new version of your application is deployed, you need to make sure that the user settings are preserved. The best way of doing this is to make use of a boolean setting "IsFirstTime" with a initial value of 'True' which is checked at the startup of your application.
// Check if it is the firs... [More]