Ilya Verbitskiy

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October 2012 Entries

WPF: Running code when Window rendering is completed
WPF is full of surprises. It makes complicated tasks easier, but at the same time overcomplicates easy task as well. A good example of such overcomplicated things is how to run code when you’re sure that window rendering is completed. Window Loaded event does not always work, because controls might be still rendered. I had this issue working with Infragistics XamDockManager. It continued rendering widgets even when the Window Loaded event had been raised. Unfortunately there is not any “official” ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 9:34 PM | Comments (2) |

A few unpleasant facts about Visual Studio 2012.
I have been playing with Visual Studio 2012 for the last couple of days. New IDE is pretty good, but, unfortunately, I found a few unpleasant facts. First of all, new release is coming without Visual Studio setup projects. I am disappointed, because I am using it for my pet project – Easy Shutdown. The tool is a small widget-like application which allows you to reboot, log out or shut down you PC. I have not done any decision yet, but I would probably migrate to WiX. The second surprise is Microsoft ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 10:18 PM | Comments (1) |

Welcome!
Hello everyone! I am a Software Consultant, specializing in the Microsoft ecosystem and High Load Application, and this is my first blog. The decision to start it was pretty easy. I had woken up one day and decided to start doing something outside my daily job. I have to reasons to start the blog. The first one is I would like to learn from community. There are a lot of really good people here. The second reason is I need a place where I can share some tricks, hacks and useful pieces of code with ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 8:44 PM | Comments (0) |

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