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WPF Two Way Data Binding

I never saw this before – I wanted to make a configuration parameters Datagrid on a cpu load gauge. I could get the Datagrid values to edit and change, but the changes did NOT propagate back to the actual object

Posted in dot Net, New, WPF

WPF Data Bindings

  Playing with some new toys today — I am trying to use WPF anywhere I would otherwise use the WinForms technology. So I am supposed to check diskspace on some remote hosts (Windows Server 2003) and I don’t want

Posted in New, WPF


A project management methodology characterized by focus on requirements changes. The name implies that one must be agile enough to finish coding while on the run to the next requirements  meeting.

Posted in DP Dictionary


Butter: 1 Cup (2 sticks) Brown Sugar: 1 Cup White Sugar: 1 Cup Vanilla Extract: 1 Tablespoon Eggs: 2 All Purpose Flour: 1 1/2 Cups Salt: 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda: 1/2 Teaspoon Cocoa: 1 Cup Chocolate Chips: 1 Cup Mix

Posted in Recipes


Bread Machine bread 1 Tablespoons Canola Oil 2 Teaspoons Butter 1 1/3 Cups Warm water 4 Cups Flour 2 Tablespoons Sugar 2 Teaspoons Salt 2 Teaspoons Active Dry Yeast Mix the wet ingredients and pour into the bread machine container. Mix dry

Posted in Recipes, Web Design

dp dictionary duck typing

Duck Typing: The act of confirming an object’s class (Duck) by checking the inherited attributes of the base first (Bird/Writer): If the Bird walks with a waddle, talks with a quack, and pecks on a typewriter with its bill, then

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Vanilla Wafers 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups white sugar 2 egg 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Beat butter and sugar in a mixing

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WPF Matrix Rain Dashboard Control

WPF Dashboard

  Video of the dashboard control running is at : CodePlex Updated: Source code for this project is now hosted at CodePlex ( The hardest part of this (or any) dashboard gauge is the collection of the telemetry /

Posted in New, WPF

WinForms vs WPF

I just finished a calendar control with customizable colors (as an exercise mainly) and then I wanted to use it in a new Modern UI (Metro) theme. Ugh, I had done all my work using the WinForms framework: System.Windows.Drawing. The

Posted in New, WPF