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  • Blog Post: Macon .Net Usergroup

    Thanks to the Macon .Net Usergroup for inviting me in to talk about the new features of Silverlight 4.0 ! I had a great time, and hopefully I shared some of the excitement around the improvements there. Please grab my slides and a couple of demos here . If I missed some of the demos, email me or leave...
  • Blog Post: Georgia Tech on Silverlight!

    As I am doing my game prep this morning, and I know that Georgia Tech is not going to be on TV, I tuned in to their atheletic site . I then clicked on the Gameday Central link. After then clicking on Listen Live , I was greeted with the now familiar Silverlight loading screen! I still have to log...
  • Blog Post: IASA ITARC Conference Update

    I bet there is only one of these in the world. Fantastic. http://silverlight.services.live.com/invoke/35005/xEncoderApp0/iframe.html
  • Blog Post: The MSDN Developer Conference is coming…Are you ready? December 16th, Atlanta, GA

      Did you wish you were at PDC?  Well, we can scratch that itch!  Come to the Atlanta, GA MSDN Developer Conference on December 16th. The nature of software development is radically changing... Are you ready? Prepare yourself for a demanding future. Attend the MSDN Developer Conference...
  • Blog Post: geekSpeak This Afternoon on Silverlight in LOB applications

    I know its a bit late, but please join us this afternoon at 3:00PM ET for a geekSpeak on building Silverlight applications for Line of Business Applications! The registration link is here: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032379983&EventCategory=4&culture=en...
  • Blog Post: From Worst to First (A perspective on Cloud Computing @ MSFT)

    A recent survey found that Microsoft ranked first in Web 2.0 for Developers. Specifically it focused on things like Web Services, API's, ease of use, and how much money one can make. Unfortunately last year we ranked last, but with all the new items coming out, we are certainly giving it a turnaround...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight, and an Architects Point of View

    One of my peers up in the Northeast, Bob Familiar , has put together a great article on his Blog that talks about Silverlight from an Architects Point of View . Its really a rather interesting post on how to built Web Services with Silverlight.
  • Blog Post: Chad and Doug Roadshow coming to Atlanta

    Due to many requests coming, Doug Turnure and I will be bringing our Next Web Roadshow to Atlanta in October. What's NextWeb? Silverlight, ASP.Net AJAX futures, Silverlight/WebServices, and Virtual Earth! Just hit the registration link below and sign up. Space is limited, and I think we will have a lot...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight 1.0 and Expression Media Encoder Released!

    On September 5th, we launched Silverlight 1.0 along with a release of Expression Media Encoder . Here are some great sites that have already released on this version: Entertainment Tonight's Emmys site Home Shopping Network WWE Halo3 Trailers in HD - my personal favorite Enjoy!
  • Blog Post: Silverlight and the Mono Project - MOONLIGHT

    I am excited to annouce our support for the Moonlight project that Mono is working on. What is it? Well its an implementation of Silverlight that works on Linux. That means that all the work you do with Silverlight can be re-used on Linux! Its very excitinng stuff. As you may be aware, Novell is the...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight 1.1 VirtualEarth Viewer - by Greg Schecter

    Silverlight 1.1 VirtualEarth Viewer Greg Schecter has released up to the Silverlight gallery a great new control that will allow you to use Virtual Earth inside of a Silverlight control. Greg notes in his BLOG entry that the URL's used to obtain the tiles are NOT guaranteed to work as they are not...
  • Blog Post: Tafiti - a cool new way to search

    If you have not seen it, check out Tafiti . Tafiti is a swahili word, meaning "Do Research". If you are tired of doing searches where all the results come back in a spreadsheet, then Tafiti is your solution. It will allow you to graphically view all of your search results, save some of your favorites...
  • Blog Post: Chad and Doug MSDN Roadshow

    Doug Turnure, Developer Evangelist, and I will be hitting the road in the Georgia and Alabama this month. What's the topic this time? Silverlight and the Next Web Technolgies. Exciting things like AJAX futures, Silverlight/WebServices, and Virtual Earth! Come out and see us. Actually I am doing the same...
  • Blog Post: Brian and Chad MSDN Roadshow

    Brian Hitney, Developer Evangelist, and I will be hitting the road in the Carolinas. What's the topic this time? Silverlight and the Next Web Technolgies. Exciting things like AJAX futures, Silverlight/WebServices, and Virtual Earth! Come out and see us. REGISTER! ...
  • Blog Post: And Another Silverlight Game....

    This time its Silverlight 1.1 and its called Zero Gravity , written by Terralever . A colleague introduced me to the game and its fairly novel, considering the newness of the technology. The most amazing this is that it took only 4 weeks to develop. 4 weeks a long time you say? Well, remember that time...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Games built on Virtual Earth

    Ok, so my favorite two technologies just came together with one of my favorite hobbies. Andy Beaulieu has put together a game built on Virtual Earth and Silverlight. Essentially you can fight aliens over your house or favorite landmark using Virtual Earth's Birds-Eye imagery. Fortunately he has provided...
  • Blog Post: SilverLight Textbox control

    I beat my head against the wall for quite some time on this one. Silverlight is great, but what do you do when you need to capture some kind of user input? You have a couple of choices, you can either overlay HTML controls on top of your SliverLight control ( http://silverlight.net/Learn/learnvideo.aspx...
  • Blog Post: Collection of Silverlight Links

    Here is an awesome collection of Silverlight links thanks to Doug Turnure, Developer Evangelist here in the Southeast. Both of us have been spending quite a bit of time learning Silverlight and plan to put together a 1/2-1 day session that will be an overview of Silverlight. Look for the notification...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Popfly - Bringing Mashups to the Masses

    On May 18th we announced an exciting new tool designed to put Silverlight creation in the hands of everyday folks who want to create exciting interactive interfaces and who want to express themselves on the web. So what is this tool? Announcing Popfly ! So what is Popfly ? Popfly is the fun and...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Airlines demo from Mix

    Did you see the Silverlight Airline Demo at Mix? Wish that you had seen it? Well you can download it here: http://blogs.msdn.com/delay/archive/2007/05/01/the-web-just-got-even-better-silverlight-announced-at-mix07.aspx
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Announced

    It used to be called WPF/e, and now its Silverlight! There are so may good things about Silverlight, included some new funcationality. Silverlight 1.1 now supports the CLR running on all supported platforms. That means you can write C# and VB.Net Silverlight code that will run on a Mac. Take a look...
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