WPF app crashes after migration to TFS 2017

Recently we’ve migrated our projects repository from TFS 2010 to TFS 2017. Unfortunately it soon turned out that WPF projects doesn’t cooperate with new TFS. Well, actually they did cooperate well with TFS but didn’t cooperate with the User. The build process went well with no warnings and the application was properly deployed. However after the app was deployed and we wanted t…

By Mirek on (tags: AssemblyVersion, msbuild, resource dictionary, TFS 2017, WPF, XAML, categories: architecture, tools)

Gradient generator for WPF

Have you ever straggled with generating and polishing gradient for wpf in xaml? I did many times. Did you use any tool for that, except Visual Studio Property tab? I didn’t. Until I stumble upon Online Gradient Maker. I thought the Visual Studio designer and editor is all you need to create rich WPF apps, until I had to create a style for radio button with circular gradient on …

By Mirek on (tags: gradient, WPF, XAML, categories: tools)

XAML styles in external assembly

Today I will show you how to use the XAML styles located in resource dictionary in external assembly. I will also try to point out the common problems that can raise during this process. We start with one project WPF application and the resource dictionary included in main window dictionary. and we want to extract the styles from section Window.Resources, place them in separate…

By Mirek on (tags: resources, styles, WPF, XAML, categories: architecture)