Nathan Dunlap

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  • Hooray for WinHEC bits!

    Now that the SDK has been updated I can finally start posting on some of the really cool features that I have been playing with for the last couple of months. I've got an article in the works that is an updated version of my GelButton that I posted earlier
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  • Global styles and resources using application level resources

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    In DHTML you can create global CSS stylesheets that allow you to access your styles across multiple web pages. You can do the same thing by storing your resources in the application object. This is much more powerful with XAML because you can store more
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  • Reusing Vectors with Styles and def:Includes

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    In my last post I mentioned that drawing brush is good when you don't want your vectors to intelligently resize and layout. So what do I do when I want to reuse vectors that I do want to dynamically resize? Well the obvious solution is to build my vector
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  • Creating vector icons with DrawingBrush

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    OK, creating icons in today's world sucks... First I have to create multiple sizes of icons 16x, 24x, 32x 48x, 64x, etc. Even when I go through all the trouble of making sure I have all the different dimensions of the icons I need, I still run the risk
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  • Defining resources in markup

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    In the SDK is a demo where I completely change the look and feel of an app by swapping out resources on the fly based on user interaction. This demo is located here if you want to try it out. I've got another demo where I have one set of resources defined
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