Monthly Archives: December 2012

Basics of WPF, XAML and WPF/e

I’ve mostly blogged about .NET in general and web development in particular so far. Today, let’s dive a bit into Windows programming using Windows Presentation Framework (WPF). User32 and Gdi32 have been at the core of Windows programming for a while. WPF is part of .NET since version 3.0. it ships with Vista. It Requires […]

A quick look at the CLR and managed code.

The Core Execution Engine, generally referred to as CLR (Common Language Runtime) is at the heart of the .NET framework and helps handling all execution of managed code we write. Just In Time (JIT) compilation and Garbage Collection are are some the really core runtime services that the CLR provides. The .NET Framework is a […]