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WPF RichTextBox Performance issues 1 of n

WPF RichTextBox Performance issues 1 of n

I’ll be sharing in a series of posts on how to improve RichTextBox performance issues. RichTextBox works out of the box if you want to use it for a small rich formatting text file. When your requirements grow to say have a large amount of text loaded in the RichTextBox then you start to bump your head on the wall to know why is that. In a non production environment where we want to test if RichTextBox control is capable of doing certain functionalities that meets...

Microsoft Roslyn is now open source!

Microsoft Roslyn is now open source!

Traditionally, compilers are black boxes -- source code goes in one end, magic happens in the middle, and object files or assemblies come out the other end. As compilers perform their magic, they build up deep understanding of the code...

Developing Apps in Windows 8 using C# and XAML e-Book

Developing Apps in Windows 8 using C# and XAML e-Book

Here is my first e-Book for everyone. I hope it helps! Download link: Steps to download. 1.) Right click -> Save link as e-Book: Developing Apps in Windows 8 using C# and XAML Visual Studio 2012 Solutions Project: Solution file for all examples in the...

Sneak peak for my first e-book

Sneak peak for my first e-book

It was a very busy year for me but here' sneak peak of my first e-book. The file should be ready for download when the New Year hits in the United States and after my flight. For the mean time, here's...

Day 2: Handling pointer events with Windows 8

Day 2: Handling pointer events with Windows 8

In this post, we will try to learn how to handle user interaction with Windows 8. As we all know, user interaction is very important when it comes to communicating your app to the user. For example, You want your app...

Day 1 : Creating your first basic Windows Metro App

Day 1 : Creating your first basic Windows Metro App

After learning on the new introduced Lifecycle framework, WinRT APIs, new controls, and many more. You might be noticing as an existing XAML developer from Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Phone, or Silverlight that it should be easy to transition and start developing right away. If you are not an existing developer, let me show you the basic functionality on how to develop metro apps in XAML using C#. For java script/html developers I will be covering the same basic guides after...

Digging inside the Metro Application Framework

Digging inside the Metro Application Framework

For existing WPF/WinForm/Silverlight Developers out there, I assume at first you would have thought that if you are an experience professional developer in this field that switching to WinRT (Metro) would be easy because the API would be the same. That's what I thought too! Windows 8 Application Framework Let's start at the bottom, the windows core kernel services, everything runs on top of this. When we are developing Desktop Apps, we are actually developing for Internet Explorer (HTML/Javascript), Win32 or .NET...

Introduction to Windows 8 Metro Applications

Introduction to Windows 8 Metro Applications

Before jumping in and start developing Windows 8 Metro Apps, a developer must first know what are the new features and what can Metro UI offer to their applications so that the target application will match how the Metro UI...

Creating a Slideshow app in Microsoft Expression Blend 4(Part 1)

Creating a Slideshow app in Microsoft Expression Blend 4(Part 1)

I will show you how to create a slideshow using Silverlight Sketchflow Application. Let's start by making a New project. File>>New Project Choose Silverlight as the project type then choose Silverlight Sketchflow Application. Let's name it 'Project-1' Look below your workspace area and look for...

Introduction to C#

Introduction to C#

What is .NET? The Microsoft .NET Framework is a generic software framework that means something that your application is going to built on top of. It's the .NET framework's responsibility to provide all the services the different types of application it needs. For example,...

Application platform overview for Windows Phone 8

Application platform overview for Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 has been reengineered from the kernel up to offer shared development and user experiences across Microsoft platforms, featuring a new NT-based kernel, support for native C++ development, a phone-specific version of the Windows 8 Runtime (currently dubbed WinPRT), Direct3D®, high-resolution...

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i'm leo lorenzo luis, i'm a computer science graduate from far eastern university - east asia college. i love to learn new things and share them in my website. i represented philippines at the microsoft imagine cup 2011 in new york city. i am also a microsoft most valuable professional for c#.
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