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  • Blog Post: 3 by 3 from me

    In keeping with my 3 year twitter-versary , here’s 3 twitter clients for 3 different platforms WPF Sobees Lite Seesmic for Windows Mahtweets Silverlight Sobees Web Gadfly Twittzure Windows Mobile Twikini Pocketwit Motweets Enjoy! If you want to find more twitter apps – head over to http://oneforty.com...
  • Blog Post: {You shape} it

    I got sent to {You shape} it , a new site that focuses on all Microsoft things related to design , development and IT management . It’s full of silverlight goodness, with a snappy theme song and some fun activities, including adding your name to the Shape City billboard As I was wandering the site, I...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Tracking the Olympics Audience Across the NBC Media Universe

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Tracking the Olympics Audience Across the NBC Media Universe http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/07/sports/olympics/07tami.html The exhaustive coverage of the Summer Olympics from Beijing next month — 3,600 hours on television and online — presents NBC Universal with a...
  • Blog Post: Expression Encoder 2 : Encoding For Everyone, including you, you and you!

    I bumped into my good friend Charles Finkelstein today. He was very happy and it wasn't because of his recently purchased muscle car . His product, Expression Encoder 2 , has been pushed out and is ready for download . To be honest, I don't think the brief description does it justice Microsoft®...
  • Blog Post: Klaatu barada nikto : Robochamps Rulez!

    Marc Mercuri , my neighbour from across the hallway, has been working away on a very cool project, which involves Silverlight 2.0, ASP.NET 3.5, WCF 3.5, REST, S+S, LiveID, Linq, SQL, IIS, .NET Framework 3.5, and..... robots. How cool is that! Mark, aka RoboChamps League Commissioner, explains it all...
  • Blog Post: ChasF says Hello World from the Expression Encoder Blog

    My good friend Charles Finkelstein introduces the Expression Encoder blog We have been having discussions about him taking up blogging and it's cool to see him kick it off Technorati Tags: Expression Encoder , Silverlight , Charles Finkelstein , ChasF
  • Blog Post: It's Me on DG.TV

    Shane Morris and Michael Kordahi are in town this week before they head down to Mix08 in Vegas. We went out on adventure yesterday and I ended up being interviewed for DG.TV Enjoy the interview in all it's silverlight goodness Technorati Tags: Frank Arrigo , Shane Morris , Michael Kordahi , DG.TV
  • Blog Post: Barnesy's coming!

    Scott Barnes is heading stateside . He announced his new role as a Product Manager working for the Silverlight team with Brad Becker . Well that didn't take long. It only seems like yesterday when I first hired Scott and he joined the team . Good to see you make the move. The Aussie contingent here ...
  • Blog Post: NYT: A Chapter of 'Jackass' as Web Test

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: A Chapter of ‘Jackass’ as Web Test http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/13/business/media/13movie.html LOS ANGELES — Paramount Pictures is lurching ontothe Web with its “Jackass” franchise, with what it says will be thefirst studio-backed feature film to have its...
  • Blog Post: Video.Show - a video portal for user-generated content

    Psst - wanna make your own YouTube ? Go over and grab yourself Video.Show and maybe you can get featured on Oprah too What is Video.Show? Video.Show is a sample that demonstrates usage of Silverlight, Expression Encoder, Silverlight Streaming and ASP.NET AJAX to create a video portal for...
  • Blog Post: Election Day 2008 : A Cool Silverlight App

    Today is Election Day. It's not the BIG presendential election day - that's next year. As an Australian, the US election model is quite strange. All I know about the process is what I learnt from TV like The West Wing and Commander in Chief , as well as a bunch of movies like Primary Colors , The American...
  • Blog Post: Popfly Beta Today : Open to All

    JohnMont has the news Popfly Beta Today Today, Steve Ballmer announced at the Web 2.0 Summit that Popfly has moved from closed alpha to open beta; we've lifted the invitation-only restriction and anyone with a Live ID can now browse to the site, create an account, and start building and embedding mashups...
  • Blog Post: Web 2.0 Summit Mashup Aggregator

    Wishing you were are the Web 2.0 Summit ? Follow what's happening with the Web 2.0 Summit Mashup Aggregator Really looking forward to hear the news from the event Technorati Tags: web20summit
  • Blog Post: Heroes Happen Here ....

    I was interviewed last week and the result (in Silverlight) is now up and alive at http://www.heroeshappenhere.com/ Enjoy Technorati Tags: Heroes Happen Here , Frank Arrigo , Silverlight
  • Blog Post: screenedit .. make an impression

    I caught up with Dr Neil today - yes, he does get around . We covered a bunch of things, one of which was a new community project he has been involved with in the UK called Screenedit , which was launched at MIX UK Introduction Screenedit is the magic antidote for designer's block. As designers, you...
  • Blog Post: Halo 3 version of Tafiti

    I've been enjoying playing around with Tafiti - a funky silverlight search front-end Well, it's just been updated with a Halo 3 skin. More from Major Nelson and Soma We're all getting into the Halo 3 mode right now. Even the Windows Mobile guys have skins and ringtones on the Windows Mobile Owner's Circle...
  • Blog Post: PostMix Australia : Follow-up content from Remix Australia.

    Michael Kordahi (aka Delicate Genius ) has been burning the midnight oil, encoding the sessions that were recorded at Remix Australia 07, and today he had a chance to post a few of them Keynote Address (day 1) Rapid Fire Design and Prototyping in WPF Building Rich Web Experiences with Silverlight and...
  • Blog Post: Another Silverlight game : Bubble Factory

    I saw a link on the agilemonkey's blog : Bubble Factory Silverlight game I'm a sucker for a good game. PLAY Bubble Factory Are you able to beat NeO?? Technorati tags: Silverlight , Bubble Factory
  • Blog Post: Glass Houses, Stones, Gravity Man, Greg Willis

    The final person hired into the team here in Australia has been Greg Willis , who has taken to blogging like a duck to water. Greg comes on board as an Architect Evangelist, based in Sydney . He has been at Microsoft for a few years , is a "web" guy, can manipulate gravity , and will be covering Software...
  • Blog Post: TetrisLight : Tetris in Silverlight

    Came across a cool site called Silverlight Fan And it's got a Tetris Game in Silverlight Cool! Play Silverlight Tetris now! or Download Silverlight Tetris source code . Technorati tags: Silverlight , Tetris , TetrisLight
  • Blog Post: From A to Z... Make that *51* Silverlight Applications

    Man about town, Tim Sneath 's recent post From A to Z... 50 Silverlight Applications listed a nifty 50 Silverlight-based widgets, samples, demos and applications. Well Tim, how about you add TwitterEarth, Silverlight style , a new version of TwitterEarth which was shown at Webjam a few weeks back during...
  • Blog Post: AFR : Microsoft sees the light with browser

    The interview I did with Renai LeMay made it into the The Australian Financial Review today. Here's a quicky scan of the article Renai got a few quotes from Richard Lord at Hyro a local internet and new media developer. We haven't been out to meet with Hyro yet, so I can understand why they are not up...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Games

    Spotted over on Chris Bowen's Blog , a handy list of Silverlight Games "Dr. Popper" - Burst the matching bubbles, the more, the better. "Digger" - Sort of Dig-Dug meets Montezuma's Revenge. "Zero Gravity" - An addictive and well-made game! A nice example of the possibilities of the platform. "Chess"...
  • Blog Post: Chatting too to Renai LeMay from The Australian Financial Review

    I had an interview on the phone today with Renai LeMay from The Australian Financial Review . I've spoken with Renai a few times, but the most fun I had was the Journalist v Blogger debate we had a Tech.ED 2005 ( Tech.Ed : Day 1 : The Rest Of The Day & Tech.Ed : Sharing the love & the news )...
  • Blog Post: Zero Gravity : meet lt. bennett

    When games appear on a new platform, it's always exciting. Tim Heuer blogs about a game developed in Silverlight 1.1, called Zero Gravity featuring lt. bennett Zero Gravity is a game and involves our absent-minded astronaut, lt. bennett , who continues to crash his ship into an asteroid. your objective...
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