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Windows Ribbon Sample
Demonstrates the markup and code (written in C++) required to implement a very simple Win32 application with a Ribbon, with options to output various Ribbon Framework callbacks to a console window.
Windows Ribbon Introductory Tutorial
The tutorial (with code in C++) steps you through how to add an empty Ribbon to a small application, add various controls with icons, labels, and other resources to the Ribbon, and then connect the controls to the existing command infrastructure of the application. You will also learn how the API maintains separation between control organization and event handling. Finally, the tutorial will demonstrate how to specify layouts and resizing behavior to show how the Ribbon adapts and performs at different sizes.
PDC08: Windows 7 Scenic Ribbon: The next generation user experience for presenting commands in Win32 applications.
Nicolas Brun, Developer Lead, Microsoft
In this session, you'll learn about the features provided by the Windows Ribbon, the Win32 application programming interfaces required to use it, and simple techniques for adding a ribbon to your application.
A lap around Windows 7 new Scenic Ribbon
Join Nicolas Brun and Ryan Demopoulos as they explain what Windows 7 Ribbon is all about, how developers can use it, and why Microsoft created a new Ribbon for Windows 7. Nicolas also shows some code and mark-up to show how easy it is to integrate this new technology.
Windows 7 Ribbon Markup Overview
Join Yochay Kiriaty, Windows 7 Technical Evangelist, and Windows Ribbon product team members Shawn Van Ness and Sebastian Poulose as they present the new Windows 7 Ribbon XML Markup syntax.
Windows 7 Ribbon Deep Dive
Watch Yochay Kiriaty, Windows 7 Technical Evangelist, and Windows Ribbon product team members Ryan Demopoulos, and Sebastian Poulose as they take a deep dive into the Windows 7 Ribbon API and programming module, focusing on advanced topics such as dynamic galleries.
Jan 22 2009 at 12:28 AM
, version 4
Oct 24 2010 at 4:01 AM
I am so tired of Menu/Toolbar correspondency. Ribbon is the solution. Thanks Ribbon.
Dec 13 2010 at 7:56 AM
Wahou, great ! the windows 7 Ribbon Framework ! The future is here ! there is even nothing to download to make it work ! Wahou !
Mar 1 2011 at 6:37 PM
Aug 9 2011 at 4:52 PM
There is still no download link. Huzzah!
Feb 6 2012 at 6:42 AM
Download details and usage for WPF can be found at - http://elegantcode.com/2009/04/07/the-free-office-wpf-ribbon/
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