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XNA for Windows Phone 7 and Physics

by Ioannis Panagopoulos
In this post, we will see how easy it is to create an XNA world for Windows Phone 7 that obeys the laws of physics. To our quest, our weapon will be the Farseerphysics engine. You will be amazed when you realize how interesting a simple circle on the phone’s display becomes when you add some p... [More]

A simple REST service in C#

by Ioannis Panagopoulos
(For an approach that uses ASP.NET MVC3 please go to this post) In this post, we will see a simple implementation of a REST service.The service will consist of only one method and it can be consumed from your websites, directly from your browser or from a Desktop application. When implementing a s... [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]

I am in Teched2010 - Berlin

by Ioannis Panagopoulos
Another year in Berlin! Another chance to learn great things on Microsoft Technologies.     Two great tools for fast development  that I had the chance to see in Berlin: WebMatrix Beta 3 - Create nice websites with a click of a button (great for prototyping web sites) ... [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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