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Provides a brief overview of the Windows Presentation Foundation Avalon the next-generation Windows presentation graphics subsystem and explores new features added in this release from previous releases....

This article defines transparency and explains its importance to you as an ISV surmising that you can t expect your customers to trust you if you are unwilling to trust them....

See a quick demo of the basics of writing custom layout code in Avalon. Most developers will be able to use the stock panels for layout but for more adventurous types this will give the basic building blocks. Don t miss Chris and Don s rendition of a classic holiday poem at the end of the episode....

This article shows you how to build an expand collapse control using the properties commands and events available in the latest Avalon release....

This article explains how to add style selectors into the existing data-binding mix with his Solitaire app....

This article explores how views maintain the current item and how they support filtering and sorting. He then looks at transforms for binding to data of one type and mapping to data of another type or in a different range of values....

Provides an overview of document services available in Avalon. In particular it focuses on the PageViewer control. The new managed API for compound files is also presented with practical code samples....

The next version of the Microsoft Windows operating system code-named Longhorn marks a significant change not only in terms of how the operating system works but also in the way in which applications are built. The Longhorn version of Windows includes a new storage system natural search technology and an increased emphasis on security and trustworthy...

Chapter 1: The Longhorn Opportunity   By msdn.microsoft.com
The guide in its current form is a first look at some important issues to consider in light of the significant changes encompassed by the new APIs in Microsoft s next operating system code-named Longhorn. This release of the guide provides emerging patterns and practices since the content especially the code samples may change significantly in...

Chapter 2: Preparing for Longhorn   By msdn.microsoft.com
Chapter 2 focuses on two points When planning a distributed application that will take advantage of Longhorn software designers and developers need to consider both the application s architecture and the way it is coded. The first chapter section explains the motivation for a Service-Oriented Architecture SOA and outlines its fundamental tenets....

Managing applications and component requires well designed architecture around their state and configuration. State and configuration needs to be thought through at application design time to ensure that various management activities like backup restore and migration can be handled properly. Get prescriptive guidance on how to model the state configuration...

Management of many existing applications is a challenge because they were not designed with the administrator in mind. In many cases applications do not expose the right set of information because the developers did not know what the right set should be or because instrumentation was added as an afterthought. This makes diagnostics and troubleshooting...

.NET Framework Overview: a Roadmap   By download.microsoft.com
Get a high level overview of the .NET Framework with a special emphasis on the new enhancements in the platform and understand the roadmap from v1 to Whidbey and Longhorn releases. This is a must attend session for anyone that is new to the .NET Framework or is interested in knowing the future directions for the Framework. The .NET Framework is...

Here s what you ll need to know when your Win32-based applications must migrate to or interoperate with Avalon the presentation and media component of Longhorn. New code samples that provide actual implementations are included in this chapter....

This final chapter will help you understand the similarities and differences between Avalon applications and Windows Forms applications and when and where to use each to take advantage of Longhorn capabilities. Sample code explores scenarios discussed in the text....

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