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  • Blog Post: Happy New 2009

    The year had just began and it is time to share some electronic greeting cards the design agencies we work with created, please share with your freinds and family.
  • Blog Post: View a sneak peak into the X-Files trailer with Silverlight

    Here it is: http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/trailers/x-files/default.htm
  • Blog Post: Installing Silverlight became much easier OR Piotr is a hero

    If you recall, until now when you installed Silverlight using the SDK Silverlight.js file, you could refresh the IE to view the content but needed to restart Firefox and Safari. Well, thanks to Piotr from our setup team, things have changed dramatically. You HAVE to read his blog post on this....
  • Blog Post: New Microsoft.com video portal available

    Video is becoming more and more relevant format to convey information these days. Microsoft released today a new beta video portal that is a single repository of videos that Microsoft creates for various purposes (marketing, education, training and more). You can search and embedd videos in your blog...
  • Blog Post: Tafiti is now powered by more Windows Live services

    At MIX we released an update to the Tafiti projects that integrates more Windows Live services in it (specifically, presence and P2P messenger APIs that allow one to share search favorites with buddies). You can find the new Tafiti site here: http://tafiti.mslivelabs.com/Default.aspx . This site shows...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft Video Portal will soon be heading your way

    With some much content available in a video form, and the popularity of the video medium with both consumers and enterprise customers, we identified a need to consolidate the vast amount of video content we have in our network and make it available (and searchable, and embeddeble) to our customers. The...
  • Blog Post: Jumper movie trailer site is available in Silverlight. More to come.

    We have been working with our freinds in FOX to start a serier of hosting movie mini-sites that are powered by Silverlight. Jumper (starting playing in US theaters today) is the first one. The actual content is hosted on our beloved Silverligth Streaming service (it is Valentine's day today afterall...
  • Blog Post: Share your love for Valentine's day with Silverlight

    What would be a better way of sharing your love other than using a free Silverlight customizable Valentine's day card? The Silverlight and Windows Live teams collaborated on creating such a card as can be experienced here: Note that the card was implemented in a way that allows universal use...
  • Blog Post: We released "Tafiti" Search Visualization (w/source code)

    In December we released the source code for " Tafiti ". A search visualization app that uses Live Search in the background and Silverlight on the front end to render search results in a compelling way. Tafiti is the first example we had for a dynamic application that renders temporal service data using...
  • Blog Post: Happy New Year from the Silverlight team

    During the weekend and with the help of some Wunderman/VML people and Tiffany our web lady, we managed to retrofit the holiday greeting card as a Happy New Year card. It is available at: http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/HappyNewYear2008/default.html . Please share it with your freinds.
  • Blog Post: Gizmox and bridging the gap between Windows Forms developmnent and Silverlight/Ajax style applications

    During my last visit to Israel I had the pleasure of meeting an interesting company that is called Gizmox. Gizmox had developed an application UI framework that bridges veteran practices of building enterprise applications (using WinForms) with web 2.0 style application delivery (AJAX style). The...
  • Blog Post: Happy Holidays

    I spent the last month traveling, visiting the UK and my home country, Israel. Sun was abundant and thus my spirit is high. Beyond some vacation and very close ancounters with Alpakas and Lamas (images will follow) I had the pleasure to meet some design firms that are already doing great things with...
  • Blog Post: MSN delivers Election Central with Silverlight

    The Podium ’08 -- ( http://election.msn.com/podium08.aspx ) is Live on the MSN US Election Portal. This is just the first of many innovations MSN (one of the largest online sited in the world) will deliver on Silverlight. I had the pleasure of working with the MSN team on this and although...
  • Blog Post: On the Surface

    Microsoft.com today shipped is second brand campaign that is based on Silverlight. This time the Microsoft Surface team campaign is powered by Silverlight. Hurry up and view this over the weekend here: http://www.microsoft.com/en/us/default.aspx Once it expires I will update the blog with an...
  • Blog Post: Under the Surface

    This week Microsot revealed Microsoft Surface . A new computer platform that is based on Windows Vista and WPF that enables users to grab data with their hands, interact with physical objects that are positioned on the surface using natual gestures and touch. You may ask, what is the connection with...
  • Blog Post: The amazing story about timing and the Silverlight sites

    (MIX 2007, Las Vegas) It was a busy day yesterday (Apr 30). With the exciting keyote by Ray Ozzie and Scott Guthrie (see the video here: http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/video.aspx ) and with 5 new external web sites that needed to go online ( http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight , www.silverlight...
  • Blog Post: Experience the Silverlight brand with desktop wall papers and DreameScenes.

    We got a lot of positive feedback on the Silverlight brand and wanted to give something back to our customers. Anyone who likes the brand can enjoy an exciting Silverlight wallpaper available to download from the download page of the Microsoft Silverlight web site. For those of our customers who...
  • Blog Post: The story about Silverlight and aghost.js

    As many of you already noticed, the official name for "WPF/E" is out there, it is Microsoft Silverlight . We are very happy to have something that is easy to remember like Silverlight instead the former code name. Note that if you have the Feb CTP version of Silverlight ( Windows or Mac ) installed,...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer Develoepr Toolbar is worth a spin

    A new beta of the develoepr toolbar for Internet Explorer was released on Jan 12 2007. The Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar provides several features for exploring and understanding Web pages. These features enable you to: Explore and modify the document object model (DOM) of a Web page....
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