• Extended WPF Toolkit – Release 1.3.0 – Brian Lagunas highlights the release of the Extended WPF Toolkit 1.3.0 which brings three new controls (DateTimeUpDown, Magnifier and Magnifier) along with updates to two others (RichTextFormatBar and ColorPicker)
  • 500 Metro Style WP7 Icons – Bil Simser shares ‘The Noun Project”s 500+ icons ported to PNG and XAML format (in addition to the original SVG format) making them easier to consume in your Windows Phone 7 Applications, discussing the conversion process along the way.



  • A Couple of Upcoming Events – Mike Ormond highlights the UK Bing Maps Usergroup’s event on the evening of Wednesday 19th January, in London which will include a briefing on what is new in the Bing maps platform and a series of presentations of real world uses of the API. Mike also highlights the VBUG Spring Conference being held on 28/29th March in Reading