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XAML Overview (WPF) XAML is a declarative markup language. As applied to the .NET Framework programming model, XAML simplifies creating a UI for a .NET Framework application. You can create visible UI elements in the declarative XAML markup, and then separate the UI definition from the run-time logic by using code-behind files, joined to the markup through partial class definitions. XAML directly represents the instantiation of objects in a specific set of backing types defined in assemblies. This is unlike most other markup languages, which are typically an interpreted language without such a direct tie to a backing type system. 94 Windows 7 tips, tricks and secrets Whether you've just bought a second-hand PC running Windows 7 or you've been using it for a while, there are bound to be things you didn't know you could do. Whether it's tweaks to get the desktop the way you want it, tips for troubleshooting or ways to squeeze more performance from Windows 7, we've got it covered. Windows 7: the complete guide We've updated our popular Windows 7 tips article with a load of new ones, including how to recover and reset your system, how to tweak your screen resolution and the legibility of text, play music on a network of PCs, and more. Read on for over 90 tips to help you get the best from Windows 7.

HTML5 Remote Desktop Access any Windows Desktop remotely from anywhere, through a Web Browser Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Workstation delivers secure, high-performance Remote Desktop access and Screen Sharing over the web by taking advantage of the latest web technologies like AJAX, WebSockets and HTML5. Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Workstation can be used for personal or commercial use at no charge. Ask for a free license. Highlights: ASP.NET Themes and Skins The topic you requested is included in another documentation set. For convenience, it's displayed below. Choose Switch to see the topic in its original location. Themes are made up of a set of elements: skins, cascading style sheets (CSS), images, and other resources. At a minimum, a theme will contain skins.

Walkthrough: Working with Projects and Solutions (C++) Here's how to create a C++ project in Visual Studio, add code, and then build and run the project. The project in this walkthrough is a program that tracks how many players are playing different card games. In Visual Studio, work is organized in projects and solutions. A solution can contain more than one project—for example, a DLL and an executable that references that DLL. For more information, see Solution and Project Basics. Code-Behind and XAML in WPF <Page xmlns=" xmlns:x=" x:Class="MyNamespace.MyCanvasCodeInline"><Button Name="button1" Click="Clicked">Click Me!</Button><x:Code><![CDATA[ void Clicked(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) { button1.Content = "Hello World"; } ]]></x:Code></Page>

94 Windows 7 tips, tricks and secrets: Windows 7 interface tweaks 22. Explore God Mode Windows 7 has changed Control Panel a little, but it's still too difficult to locate all the applets and options that you might need. God Mode, however, while not being particularly godlike, does offer an easier way to access everything you could want from a single folder. To try this out, create a new folder and rename it to: The first part, "Everything" will be the folder name, and can be whatever you want: "Super Control Panel", "Advanced", "God Mode" if you prefer.

Bringing Hyper-V to “Windows 8” - Building Windows 8 In this post we talk about how we will support virtualization on the Windows "client" OS. Originally released for Windows Server where the technology has proven very popular and successful, we wanted to bring virtualization to a core set of scenarios for professionals using Windows. The two most common scenarios we focused on are for software developers working across multiple platforms and clients and servers, and IT professionals looking to manage virtualized clients and servers in a seamless manner. Mathew John is a program manager on our Hyper-V team and authored this post.

Windows Phone 7 Jump Start (Session 5 of 19): Building XNA Games for the Windows Phone 7 Platform, Part 1 This session goes deeper into XNA game programming for the phone. Topics include display orientation, monitoring performance, using the Accelerometer, using touchscreen, advanced XNA sound playback, and controlling media playback with XNA. The Windows Phone 7 Jump Start video training is for all developers interested in developing applications or games for the new Windows Phone 7 Platform. Visual C++ Guided Tour In this guided tour you will learn about the Visual Studio development environment and about the various types of applications that you can create with Visual C++. This includes command-line application, Windows applications, and even a simple game. This guided tour will also teach you how to create reusable libraries of code, and how to ship your code to customers after you have written and tested it.

Engineering notation Engineering notation is a version of scientific notation in which the powers of ten must be multiples of three (i.e., they are powers of a thousand, but written as, for example, 106 instead of 10002).[1] As an alternative to writing powers of 10, SI prefixes can be used, which also usually provide steps of a factor of a thousand.[2] Compared to normalized scientific notation, one disadvantage of using SI prefixes and engineering notation is that significant figures are not always readily apparent. For example, 500 µm and 500 × 10−6 m cannot express the uncertainty distinctions between 5 × 10−4, 5.0 × 10−4, and 5.00 × 10−4 m. This can be solved by changing the range of the coefficient in front of the power from the common 1–1000 to 0.001–1.0. In some cases this may be suitable; in others it may be impractical. In the previous example, 0.5, 0.50, or 0.500 mm would have been used to show uncertainty and significant figures.

Startup Programs - Change How to Change, Add, or Remove Startup Programs in Windows 7 Information This will show you how to either add, remove, enable, or disable a startup program in Windows 7. Note You can also view the startup logs in Event Viewer (C:\Windows\system32\eventvwr.msc) under Applications and Services Logs, Microsoft, Windows, Diagnostics-Performance, and Operational. The logs will be in the middle to show you what ran at startup, how long it took, and more.

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