Andries van der Meulen Blog

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Datadrop Website Load Tool

In the last months I’ve experienced a lot of problems with my current internet connection. Due to mysterious reasons there have been data-drops at random times for random periods. I’ve contacted my ISP (Online.nl),...

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Storing and retrieving WPF RibbonWindow settings (including the usercustomizable QuickAccessToolbar)

When you’re creating a desktop application you’d probably want to store some user settings. Especially when using the Ribbon inside your application, there are several things (like RibbonIsMinimized and ShowQuickAccessToolBarOnTop) that users can set...

An accurate portrayal of User Experience Designers. 0

An accurate portrayal of User Experience Designers.

From this blogpost from Whitney Hess, I came to this video. A must-see for all User Experience Designers! ILUVUXDESIGN from lyle on Vimeo.

Microsoft Silverlight 5.0 features for developers 0

Microsoft Silverlight 5.0 features for developers

Recently on Silverlight 5.0 Firestarter event ScottGu has announced road map for Silverlight 5.0. There will be lots of features that will be there in Silverlight 5.0 but here are few glimpses of Silverlight...

Silverlight essential downloads 0

Silverlight essential downloads

For those working on Silverlight project (including myself) this list comes in very handy when setting up your development environment. http://www.timmykokke.com/silverlight-downloads/ Thanks Timmy.

Gesture-Based Computing Uses $1 Lycra Gloves 0

Gesture-Based Computing Uses $1 Lycra Gloves

Interacting with your computer by waving your hands may require just a pair of multicolored gloves and a webcam, say two researchers at MIT who have made a breakthrough in gesture-based computing that’s inexpensive...

Silverlight Resize Drag Behavior for targeted UIElements 2

Silverlight Resize Drag Behavior for targeted UIElements

I have been searching for a Silverlight behavior where you have the ability to resize a column. Normally you can do such a thing with a GridSplitter onto a grid with several columns. Unfortunately...

The Ten Commandments of User Experience 1

The Ten Commandments of User Experience

1st commandment The user is always right You are not the user. Neither is your boss   2nd commandment Understand the User   3th commandment Avoid Solutioneering Identify & fully understand problems before finding...

Home Server µTorrent IIS Web Access Client 3

Home Server µTorrent IIS Web Access Client

At home I have a Windows Home Server which also has µTorrent running as a service. Luckily this application comes default with a Web Access which allows you to manage µTorrent without having a...

Article published in SDN Magazine 0

Article published in SDN Magazine

SDN Magazine published my article about User Experience Design in their last edition. This article (in Dutch) can also be read here on their website.