Multiple Bing Maps with Blacklight

I’ve been exploring some of the fantastic Silverlight panel systems out there and was blown away by the Drag Dock Panel in the open source Blacklight project. See the full demo here: http://soulsolutions.com.au/silverlight/blacklight/ It is very impressive and makes you rethink how you may design your next LOB Bing Maps application. The panel system lets…

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Running the Messenger Samples

I downloaded the sample app for the Windows Live Messenger bits in preparation for our talk at Remix next week.  If you haven’t played with it, the WebToolkit Sample site is a great starting place!  There’s a couple of things you have to do to get them running so I thought it’d be a good…

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Setting Fonts in WPF

Fonts Setting fonts used to be a bit painful but I’ve found it quite easy in WPF.  In my project I’ve copied the font files into a directory structure: \Resources\Fonts and I have a font file masanreg.ttf which contains the font called MasonSansRegular. To use the font in Xaml if just reference the path to…

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