Ink Blogging Using Journal and Silverlight

Microsoft’s Stefan Wick continues to dish out good stuff in the areas of ink and Silverlight, this time delivering a new Ink Blogging tool proof-of-concept tool. Great work, Stefan. I need to give this a try.

Are you using Windows Journal to jot down your thoughts on your Tablet PC? Did you ever wish to publish your handwritten notes to your blog?

Here is one way to do this: The TabletPC SDK provides a Journal Reader API that provides access to the content of the .jnt file. Now you can read all content and convert it into a ‘blog-friendly’ format. Since Silverlight offers great ways to present content in an attractive, interactive way, I decided to write a Journal -> Silverlight converter. The result of this test project is now available as SDK sample on


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