Brad Abrams : Silverlight 2 DataGrid December 2008 Release - This updated DataGrid contains almost 30 fixes to the top issues that we heard, including:
- Rows containing focus no longer disappear when the ItemsSource changes
- ComboBox and other controls opening a popup now work as expected
- DataGrid Selection is preserved when sorting
- Buttons outside the DataGrid work as expected when they are clicked while the DataGrid is in editing mode
- Improved FrozenColumn behavior
- Improved cell currency
- SelectedItem is updated before the CurrentCellChanged event is raised
- Many more…
|[360desktop||Get wide](http://www.360desktop.com/) - With 360desktop, slide wide for almost unlimited desktop space; clip the web & put it on your desktop, then create & share, stunning 360° interactive wallpaper. New version 0.7 released.|
Media Portal home theater PC app for Windows hits 1.0 - Open Source media center application Media Portal, under development for 5 years, is finally released.
Dilbert comic strip for 12/24/2008 – Scott has found my funny bone as of late.
|[FileForum||HashTab](http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/HashTab/1096345722/1) – I love this little guy and have used it for years. Just keeps getting better.|
|[Lights Out||Popular Science](http://www.popsci.com/environment/article/2008-12/lights-out) - On March 1, the Republic of Ireland becomes the first democratic country in the world to ban the traditional incandescent light bulb.|
Geeknews » Eartha Kitt (Catwoman) – RIP - She was also the only black villain to appear on the Batman TV series from the 1960’s.
A Double Handful of Programming Quotes – Some funny quotes from notable programmers including Bill Gates and Alan Kay.