The material on this page is intended to help make life easier for you. I have
included some great downloads, step-by-step instructional videos, and PowerPoint
presentations to help you succeed. I hope this helps. Good luck!
WPF & Silverlight
Source Code - Final - Get the code and instruction on how to create your own application, using
WPF and Silverlight. With my Snippet tool, copying the code is as easy as Launching a selected item and
pasting it straight into your code. See the final product here.
Source Code - Work in Progress - See the code snippets broken up individually in their own files.
The end product will look exactly like the "Source Code - Final" end product because the code is the same; it's
just broken up differently.
WPF Silverlight PowerPoint - View my PowerPoint slides I use to teach WPF and Silverlight.
Visual Studio Versions - This Word document compares the 2008 Visual Studio products, as well as
details the features, tools, extensibility, environment options, and more for each version.
Hands On Labs (MS Word) - The first lab provides an introduction to the new Visual Studio
Tools for Office (VSTO) features in Visual Studio 2008 while building an Outlook add-in to manage
refill-request in a physician’s office.
The purpose of the second lab is to illustrate how WF workflows can interoperate with WCF services using
Visual Studio 2008. As you progress through this lab, you will also have an opportunity to examine new
language features in Visual Basic and productivity features in Visual Studio 2008.
Vista Tips & Tricks - Vista offers an impressive host of new features that are exciting to both
the business user, the home user, and the hobbyist. Through my step-by-step videos, learn how to secure your
laptop, how to edit and make movies with digital camcorders, how to make Vista faster, how to evaluate performance,
searching and indexing, helpful time savers, and more.
Advanced Web Programming - A series of step-by-step videos, demonstrating what you can do to make your
programming more effective.
Programming Outlook - Outlook Add-In development is brilliantly simple with the right tools. Learn
how to create a interactive user interface with the “Ribbon,” how to search for information in other data stores
right from within the comfort of an Outlook email message, how to embed extremely graphical user interfaces extensions
to an email message, how to integrate highly graphical Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) forms in your menus added
to any Office application, and how to create WCF Services that integrate with stored procedures in SQL Server.
Workflow Programming - An introduciton to Workflow, which also provides a step-by-step methodology and easy
to-use wizards that allow even non-technical people to build and deploy approval and collaboration workflows.
Northwind Database - Download the famous Northwind database usde in many hands on labs. The Northwind Traders sample database contains
the sales data for a fictitious company called Northwind Traders, which imports and exports specialty foods from around the world.
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