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-Dave, September 2013
As previously mentioned here, Entertainment Tonight has an Emmy Site written using Silverlight!
Check out the video here to get a behind the scenes look at how the site was made from the designers IdentityMine and REZN8.
Channel 9 is running an excellent video on Silverlight Streaming and how it is being used for the Halo 3 HD Videos I previously mentioned here.
Check it out here!
This is HUGE! Silverlight 1.0 has officially been released! Get the bits here.
Some exciting new sites announced:
Silverlight Partner Initiative is now underway and has over 35+ partners!
Content delivery networks, infrastructure providers: Advection, Akamai Technologies Inc., CacheLogic, Edgecast Networks Inc., Internap Network Services Corp., iStreamPlanet Co., Level3 and Limelight Networks
Design agencies: Avenue A|Razorfish, BLITZ, Cynergy Systems Inc., frog design inc., IdentityMine Inc., Lightmaker Group Ltd., Metaliq, Resolute Solutions Corp., REZN8, Schematic and VML Inc.
ISVs/IHVs: Anystream Inc., DayPort Inc., Electric Rain Inc., Inlet Technologies Inc., Pinnacle Systems Inc., Rhozet, Sonic Solutions, Tarari Inc., Telestream Inc. and Winnov LP
Solution providers, systems integrators: BUYDRM, Liquid Compass, MPS Broadband AB, Narrowstep Inc., Skinkers, Swarmcast and Twofour Digital
Linux official support added via the Moonlight Project!
Silverlight is about choice. We listened to all of your feedback and have officially added Linux to the mix. This is also another great example of our partnership with Novell and will be distributed from them. Moonlight will also have full patent Immunity for All Linux distros!
Silverlight is about choice. We listened to all of your feedback and have officially added Linux to the mix. This is also another great example of our partnership with Novell and will be distributed from them.
Moonlight will also have full patent Immunity for All Linux distros!
Official Silverlight Press Release here.
View the latest samples and more info can be found on the Silverlight Community Site.
Be sure to check out the Scott Guthrie video where he discusses this release on Channel 9 here.
More scoop from the Mono Project Team off their blog (via Miguel de Icaza) here.
Article on Seattle Times can also be found here.
Mix07 was a sold out event and included some of the best sessions on Silverlight/WPF you can find. We are bringing back all those great sessions and content to the East Coast!
October 8th-9th 2007
What is it?
Mix is an environment where Designers and Developers can come together and experience the latest in User Experiences. Silverlight, WPF, AJAX, Expression Designer Suite, VS 2008. Hands on Labs, Demos,... This is your chance to Network with partners, designers, developers, and Microsoft Experts who are bringing the Next Generation of User Experiences today! There are going to be some amazing presenters at the event including Bob Abrams, a founder of the CLR and .Net Framework!
How can I register?
Visit the REMIX07 site here. Enter the following Registration Code: RM07INTB when registering to get $100 of the Registration price (aren't you glad you read my blog? ;-) ).
What sessions will be available?
Here is just a small sample of the content you will get!
· Building Rich Web Experience with Silverlight and Microsoft Expression Studio for Designers
· Silverlight for Casual Games
· Go Deep with ASP.NET AJAX
· Just Glue It! Ruby and the DLR in Silverlight
· Creating and Delivering Rich Media and Video on the Web with Silverlight, Microsoft Expression Studio, and Windows Server Codename "Longhorn"
· IE7 + Web Stds
· Top 10 concepts an Architect needs to know about WPF
· ASP.NET Security, with a Focus on AJAX
· POPFLY Session
· Broaden Your Market with Windows Live
· Meeting in the Middle - Designer/Developer Interaction in WPF
· A first look at Silverlight
· Building Silverlight-enabled ASP.NET AJAX Controls
· Partying with PHP (...and the Microsoft Platform)
· Real World Silverlight & Sharepoint
Check out the full list of sessions at the REMIX07 Site.
I will be posting updates on my blog with any additional sessions or presenters. Stay Tuned!