Wednesday, July 14, 2010, 3:00-4:00 ET

A powerful feature of Microsoft Silverlight is the ability for different Silverlight controls to communicate, even with instances running out of browser. In this geekSpeak, Silverlight guru Brian Lagunas shows us the ins and outs of how to communicate between Silverlight applications by using local messaging. We'll cover everything from multiple banner ads synchronizing animations to business applications displaying master/detail data. Brian goes over how to create complex layouts that combine multiple Silverlight-based applications with content that is based on other technologies. Join us for this unique take on Silverlight programming. This geekSpeak is hosted by Glen Gordon and Mithun Dhar.

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The geekSpeak webcast series brings you industry experts in a "talk-radio" format hosted by developer evangelists from Microsoft. These experts share their knowledge and experience about a particular developer technology and are ready to answer your questions in real time during the webcast.

Guest Info: Brian Lagunas, Senior Software Engineer, URS

Brian Lagunas is a senior software engineer for URS, an engineering and construction company, located in Boise, Idaho. Brian has been developing professionally for over 10 years, and he specializes in enterprise application development by using a variety of Microsoft technologies, with a focus on Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight. Brian can be found speaking at local user groups such as the Boise .NET Developer User Group (NETDUG) and the Boise Software Developers Group (BSDG). He also presents yearly at Boise Code Camp and Tech Fest. Brian is an avid blogger on Elegant Code and he can be heard on several podcasts.