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  • Blog Post: Application Partitioning with MEF, Silverlight and Windows Azure – Part II

    Welcome back to the partitioned blog post about application partitioning with Silverlight MEF and Windows Azure. In this second and last post I will talk about how you can retrieve the information about the deployed parts of the application and retrieve the actual XAP files from the Azure Blob Storage...
  • Blog Post: Application Partitioning with MEF, Silverlight and Windows Azure – Part I

    The Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) supports you in creating loosely coupled and partitioned applications. To embrace those paradigms makes sense for many reasons. Some of the various benefits are: Share work across multiple developers or development team and have a well defined boundaries for...
  • Blog Post: Win7 your Visual Search if it speaks RSS

    I already blogged quite a bit about the new Visual Search feature in Internet Explorer 8. Since this needs some customizations on the server side in order to create search responses that correspond to the Visual Search standard and are either in JSON or XML format changes are good that your search already...
  • Blog Post: Update: Enterprise RIA Project Now Running on Silverlight 3 Release Version

    As the release schedule of our Enterprise RIA template and sample application was a little bit unfortunate we now had the time to update the project. We needed to do some changes to the code which we couldn’t do before now due to some time constraints. For example the way ton include application services...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight 3 Business Applications Made Easy

    Jörg an I created a new RIA Template and sample application for enterprise applications based on Silverlight 3 and the Silverlight Toolkit. This Visual Studio template and sample application provides a basic structure with sample code for an Enterprise RIA. The intention of providing this was to show...
  • Blog Post: Radio GaGa New Version And Live On Windows Azure

    I took some more time to enhance Radio GaGa, the sample application from my last post . It now supports search, has a home button, artist paging functionality and an updated layout and was updated to work with the final Silverlight 3 runtime. And as I was evaluating the current Windows Azure SDK I thought...
  • Blog Post: The ViewModel Pattern in Silverlight – An Example

    During the last few weeks I was working with Silverlight again quite a bit. This meant I had to write some code for several showcase projects, too. Of course no real production code (beware) but nevertheless in the end the applications were doing what they were supposed to do. However as it usually happens...
  • Blog Post: Physics, Silverlight and Visualization…Update!

    Due to quite some unexpected demand for the sources of the knowledge management showcase published in this blogpost even now almost 2 years after the initial post I took some short time and updated the solution. So now should at least rudimentary work with Silverlight 2 and 3 Beta. Unfortunately I had...
  • Blog Post: Do A Gadget With Silverlight And The Award could be yours

    This time just a short announcement and no broad epic technical essay as usual. The announcement is about the Silverlight Gadget Award for all those who are developing cool and innovative Vista Sidebar Gadgets and want to introduce this to a even broader audience than just the people visiting the Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: IE8 Beta2 - The RIA Slice

    The Internet Explorer Beta 2 was released yesterday introducing quite some new features about which you already probably read in one of the various like the IE8 Homepage or the announcement on the official IE Blog . However there may be a feature that isn't mentioned too often which is the fact that...
  • Blog Post: IE8 Beta Is Out And With It Some Slices And Activities

    Today the MIX Conference in Las Vegas opens its doors and there will be quite some interesting announcements there. I will surely blog about some of them and today I will take a start with the public release of Internet Explorer 8 and one of its new features. This is called Webslices & Activities...
  • Blog Post: Physics, Silverlight and Visualization...How Businesses Can Benefit!

    Recently we had an engagement at a cutomer with a department responsible for knowledge management. They were looking for a way to visualize some of their knowledge data in a intuitive way and make content related to that data acessible to all relevant people in that company. The underlying data model...
  • Blog Post: Astoria Dataservices Featured @ Xtopia

    This week the German Designer Conference held by Microsoft took place in Berlin. I wrote a blog entry about it quite a while ago. The event is called Xtopia and it was the first event of a reoccurring series. I held a session there about a Microsoft technology you are also a little bit familiar with...
  • Blog Post: Smart Enconding Enables Content Reuse

    As I work with many customers from the media and entertainment sector which naturally have a high affinity to Windows Media Center and Silverlight technologies I'm frequently asked the question on where the overlaps are between Media Center and Silverlight when it comes to supported Video and Audio formats...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Is Cool Because It ...

    As you all have probably seen, read or heard about the announcement of Silverlight the new Microsoft technology to create Rich Internet Applications. Some of you might still wonder what it is all about and therefore I thought I will provide you a brief, bulleted-list-style overview of the main capabilities...
  • Blog Post: Quick Win Series - Silverlight Background Transparency With "Orcas"

    Have you already tried to create a Silverlight project with Visual Studio "Orcas" and wondered why setting the isWindowless property to true and the background property to transperent on the Javascript function that creates the Silverlight control like seen below has no real visible effect when you run...
  • Blog Post: Should I Stay Or Should I Go - With Silverlight?

    Despite the fact that there have been already an amazing amount of blog posts about the Silverlight announcement Microsoft made on the Mix coference in Las Vegas last week I will step into the round dance of blogging about it. Why? Because I realized in discussions that there is already some kind of...
  • Blog Post: Mixing Up In Germany - XTOPIA Is Open For Registration

    I just returned from a great Mix '07 conference in Las Vegas with some exciting announcements, great keynotes and sessions. So there's a lot to discover and to learn about all the products and technologies Microsoft has released or is about to release in the near future to help designers, developers...
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