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Porting a WPF application to Windows8

by Ioannis Panagopoulos
(for a brief intro in Windows8 visit first this post) In this post, we will take a simple application implemented in WPF for Windows (Vista/XP SP3) and try to change it in a Windows8 “Metro” style application. During this process, we will evaluate two things:   If the applica... [More]

ListBoxes with DataBound Images in WPF

by Ioannis Panagopoulos
In this post, we see how we can add a DataBound image in the DataTemplate of a WPF ListBox. We experiment with three different approaches of achieving that and discuss on which one to use depending on the situation. In all cases, the image files are embedded within the application as “Resource... [More]

Autosuggest Textbox for WPF

by Ioannis Panagopoulos
Here is an implementation of a nice Textbox in WPF that suggests possible values based on the current user’s input. It is different from WPF’s native editable Combobox since it does not load all possible values at initialization (saving time and memory). The Textbox calls a method that r... [More]
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