Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Kuler Colerful Expression Blend Add-in

Another awesome tool by some one with way to much time on their hands. :)

'Colorful Expression is an add-in for Expression Blend and Expression Design that brings you the Adobe Kuler community directly into your toolbox. It adds a new palette to your design environment, making it easy to leverage the community to find the perfect color theme for your application or design. The add-in also available as a standalone application, making it useful for web developers working in Visual Studio or Expression Web to select colors for your CSS style sheets.' ~www.codeplex.com/colorful (30 SEP 08)


and of course the codeplex project is:


very cool stuff

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Silverlight 2 RTM Controls Leaked...

hmm... oops some one leaked some controls. of course some of these like wrappanel already have pretty awesome version available online that other poeple wrote from scatch like 'Animating Wrap Panel' etc but its good 'publicly' know the RTM bits will be pretty complete. Here is the list:


and of course the leak:


and a discusion on topic


Sunday, September 14, 2008

Free Book???

So on codeplex I found this project page that is giving out a free book on Data Structures and Algorithms. very cool. haven't read it yet but seems like a good book to have in PDF format.


Tuesday, September 9, 2008

IBC Conference - Silverlight

Some cool demos at IBC regarding Silverlight from Scott G. namely H.264 support. check it out at:


Monday, September 8, 2008

Silverlight - Rossetta Stone?

hm... so I'm starting to feel this term is a bit over used, ie, the language translation stuff, the orginal, and the project and NOW the Silverlight to Flash???

However names aside I think this site is worth watching...:


Friday, September 5, 2008

VS Power Commands

If your into this sort of thing in Visual Studio...


very cool stuff.

Silverlight 2 Custom Cursors

Check out Josh's post on Custom Cursors in Silverlight. nice and simple


Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Hug a developer...

yes and one more important thing to remember is to hug a developer. we really need it. especially if your cute...


Blenables Labs

Kurt has been hard and work on blendables and got my book on the labs list, including some other cool stuff but mainly its cool because my book is on it.


Desklighter Live

Hmm... more on Silvelright on the desktop. One of the guys at IM did this wonderful little tool that turns xaps into desktop applications... very very cool hack this tool makes it so you don't ahve to use the hack I posted a while back for every single xap as this does all the work for you.