Category Archives: Microsoft
Excellent and indepth look at the changes made to the UI of Windows 7 between Windows 7 beta to Windows 7 release candidate over at arstechnica. I must say that these UI reviews by arstechnica are quite complete.
Nice little story over at ArsTechnica showing the Office 2010 technical preview screenshots that have been leaked. They mention one of the biggest changes being the blue orb is no longer a menu, it opens up a dialogue. It seems … Continue reading
Its now available: http://blogs.msdn.com/expression/archive/2009/03/18/download-expression-blend-3-preview.aspx Haven’t got much to say about it yet as I am just downloading it as I type this.
Interesting because of the subject matter but also because of the UI work done. I can’t see all their visions working in the near future, but some things we are already seeing today. <object width=”400″ height=”220″><param name=”allowfullscreen” value=”true” /><param name=”allowscriptaccess” … Continue reading
SecondLight can project images and detect gestures above the display meaning the UI is no longer bound to the display surface. It also supports multitouch gestures on the surface. More at http://www.research.microsoft.com/sendev
See how Expression Blend can be used to design user interfaces for the desktop and the Web using both Windows Presentation Foundation and Microsoft Silverlight 2. Learn how to design consistently for both technologies and how the resulting XAML provides elegant workflow between developers and designers. Continue reading