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Laurent Bugnion (GalaSoft) Diary of a Code Trotter May 2008 Entries
A short break
I am going to take a short break of blogging for a couple of months. The reason is simple: I have been working on a book about Silverlight 2 since September last year, and we are in a phase now where I need to concentrate on that exclusively, and put other activities aside. I might post the occasional article from time to time, but until mid-Summer, it's going to be write write write. Read the rest of this entry » ......

Posted On Saturday, May 31, 2008 1:34 PM

My talk at the "Internet Briefing RIA conference" in Zurich

I just posted today's talk at the RIA conference in the World Trade Center, Zurich. Unfortunately it was not recorded, but the slides and the demos' source code is available on my site.

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Posted On Thursday, May 29, 2008 11:11 PM

TweetMyPage V0.2 - Now with "from TweetMyPage" indicator
As soon as I had my info page online, I asked Twitter to accept TweetMyPage as a Twitter application, and to mark the messages posted with TweetMyPage with "from TweetMyPage". Note for developers: There is a form to fill on the Twitter API page. It's really fast, and one day later I got the answer that it was accepted. Read the rest of this entry » ......

Posted On Thursday, May 29, 2008 11:00 AM

GalaSoft "TweetMyPage" released for tests

GalaSoft "TweetMyPage" is a web application allowing you to post to Twitter what you're currently reading in your web browser, on a simple button click.

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Posted On Wednesday, May 28, 2008 9:54 PM

WPF talk this Thursday: "Ultra Rich Interactive Applications"
I have been in very much stress lately and hardly had time to post, but I don't forget you, dear readers... Anyway, this Thursday, I will be talking in a RIA conference organized by the Internet Briefing group here in Zurich, in the World Trade Center. My talk is titled "Ultra Rich Interactive Applications with WPF" and subtitled "When Silverlight is not enough...". I think it's going to be an interesting talk (but obviously I am partial) about the major differences between WPF and Silverlight, and ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 27, 2008 2:47 PM

New GalaSoft stickers
On a whim, I made a GalaSoft sticker and ordered 48 of them at The stickers just arrived yesterday, and they look pretty cool. I plan to keep some on me, so next time you cross my path, make sure you get a GalaSoft sticker for your laptop ......

Posted On Thursday, May 22, 2008 2:27 PM

My resume is now online
I finally did something I wanted to do for a loooooong time: I cleaned up and put my resume online on my website. Note for Beat (my boss), if you read this, don't panic, I am not leaving just right now :) Anyway. For those of you who like to know my (professional) self better, feel free to take a look. If you want a username and password to check my certificates and awards, contact me. And if you have any comment, give me feedback ......

Posted On Saturday, May 10, 2008 12:28 AM

WPF: ListView/GridView minimum and maximum width for a column
A WPF ListView is a possible replacement for a datagrid, when it doesn't have to support advanced features like grouping or filtering of rows. If you use a ListView in your WPF application, and set the "View" property of this ListView to be a GridView. A ListView/GridView even supports features like reordering and resizing columns. Unfortunately, it is not possible to define a minimum or maximum width for the columns. Fortunately, it is not really to do this in the code behind. Let's see how. First ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 6, 2008 7:05 PM

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