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It’s our first Silverlight user group meeting of the year. Mano and I are going to share our experience with animation and DeepZoom in Silverlight. Hope to see you there!

Agenda: Wednesday, Feb. 25

6:30 – 7:30: Creating Animations using Blend and Code Behind, by Mano Kulasingam
                  - Storyboards and Animations
                  - Animation Techniques
7:30 – 7:45: Break

7:45 – 8:45: Looking at DeepZoom from Creation to Deployment, by Qixing Zheng
                   - Create a DeepZoom application using DeepZoom Composer and Blend
                   - Deploying DeepZoom application using Silverlight streaming or any other web server

8:45 - 9:30: Q&A

We will be giving away Silverlight 2 books.

Register at: http://www.torontosilverlight.com

Speakers Bio

Mano Kulasingam (Digiflare)
Mano is a founding partner and principle interactive designer/developer with Digiflare, focusing on Rich Internet Applications. He also has several years of experience developing B2B and B2C eCommerce and Content Management web applications using ASP.NET (2.0 and 3.5) and Visual C#. His design skills include working with the latest professional design tools including Expression Studio 2. His is a Microsoft Expression MVP.

Qixing Zheng (Microsoft)
Qixing joined Microsoft Canada as its first User Experience Advisor in 2007, in which she talks to schools, IT communities and companies about Microsoft's investment in UX, as well as searching out design heroes and design stories from the community. More importantly, this role allows her to work with IT professionals to find great UX design solutions that can impact the technology we deliver today. She graduated from UBC at the end of 2005 with a Masters degree in Computer Science, specializing in Human-Computer Interaction. Her blog is: http://blogs.msdn.com/canux/