Monthly Archive: June 2007

WPF Overview

WPF Overview

Josh Smith ahs written a nuch of very comprehensive overview posts on WPF topics: Overview of routed events in WPF Overview of dependency properties in WPF Overview of attached properties in WPF A five-mile...

Is Microsoft Dead?

Is Microsoft Dead?

Paul Graham, founder of Y-Combinator, declares Microsoft is dead (also translated to Hebrew at Ynet) While this is certainly an eye-catching, buzz-creating headline, but it seems there isn’t much behind it. Paul notes four...

Microsoft Kitchen?

Microsoft Kitchen?

According to Mary Jo Foley at ZDnet, Microsoft preps a Windows-based kitchen client: Among the features Microsoft is planning to make part of its forthcoming kitchen computing environment are a family calendar, recipe center,...

Getting the Full Name of the Current User

Getting the Full Name of the Current User

One of the developers in our team recently encountered a problem of getting the display name of the current user. The .NET framework exposes the user name through Environment.UserName or System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity.GetCurrent().Name but there’s no...

Acropolis News

Acropolis News

It seems there’s a lot of new stuff about Acropolis from TechEd: Acropolis documentation is now online Forums Blogs Acropolis Team Blog Kathy Kam’s blog – PM on the Acropolis team Dennis “D.C.” Dietrich’s blog David...