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DockPanel Suite: Too Many Themes and New Goodies

I blogged a few days ago on DockPanel Suite recent changes, but well excitingly there is much more to share this time. https://blog.lextudio.com/2016/08/dockpanel-suite-some-update/ https://blog.lextudio.com/2016/09/dockpanel-suite-theme-reloaded/ New Features Remember that I mentioned the “new theme design”? It has been greatly upgraded in…

DockPanel Suite: Theme Reloaded

I blogged about DPS theming a few times, aiming to demonstrate how we ported VS2012 Light theme in, how the related API was refactored, and how themes became separate NuGet packages. But I never expected that today I can blog…

DockPanel Suite: Some Update for 2016

It is August, and my last post on DockPanel Suite was in December. So I have to admit that too little has happened there, but if you do monitor this project, you should notice significant changes. New Releases (2.10 RTM/2.11…

DockPanel Suite: Story of A Same Old Brand New Theme

You probably know already that we are now publishing DockPanel Suite themes separately in many NuGet packages. Only the VS 2005 theme is built-in, as many DPS elements hook to it too tightly. It is quite beneficial to split the…

DockPanel Suite: Docs Site, reStructuredText and Visual Studio Code

DockPanel Suite: Docs Site, reStructuredText and Visual Studio Code

Well, such a long title should match a long post. You’ve been warned! You probably know that Microsoft ASP.NET team did migrate of their documentation several times. Currently, they use Read the Docs to host it at https://docs.asp.net. Such a…

DockPanel Suite: More About Theming

Ever since I finished integrating the VS 2012 light theme into DPS, we see demands on other themes. The community is much stronger than we thought and new theme authors are now with us. VS 2013 Blue Theme from Thijs…

DockPanel Suite: ContextMenuStrip Behaviors

#255 on GitHub is an interesting bug of DPS, and this post aims to show how I came across the fix. You can see from the screenshot that the context menu strip for listed windows was wrongly rendered on the…

DockPanel Suite: Skins, Schemas, and Themes

In the adventure of VS2012 Light theme support, I have gained further knowledge on how DPS works internally. Thus, I summarized what I learnt in this blog post. What I missed was a detailed explanation on the confusing terms used…

Obfuscar: Slightly Upgraded and 2.0 RC 2

Do you think that I have abandoned this project? No, no, that’s not the case. In a few minutes I am going to upload a new build to Obfuscar homepage, which contains many critical bug fixes. They address many typical…

DockPanel Suite: A Summary on Visual Studio 2012 Light Theme

Previously I have posted about the new theme several times, such as http://www.lextm.com/2013/03/dockpanel-suite-design-theming.html http://www.lextm.com/2013/03/dockpanel-suite-how-to-write-new-theme.html Today I made a few more changes to the theme and I believe it is a stable milestone. So this post will serve as a summary…

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