A Deep Zoom Blog

Tales of Deep Zoom, creating interesting apps in Silverlight with Deep Zoom, cool new ways to present information

December, 2008

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About A Deep Zoom Blog

This blog is intended to help out folks who want to do deep dives into how to create compelling applications with Deep Zoom and Silverlight.

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    Photosynth goes Silverlight!

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    Mark Dawson pulled it off. He wrote a Silverlight viewer for Photosynth. It uses Deep Zoom when you zoom deeply into images or in 2-D layout. The 3-D work is all based on his kit 3d work. This is what it looks like: And you can try it here ....
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    Semantic Zooming in Deep Zoom

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    Here's an idea. What if you change the contents of the collection pages for each level of detail? What if you want the collection of images to look different when you are zoomed out vs when you are zoomed in? There are many scenarios I can imagine this...
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    Electoral Map

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    This isn't meant to be a political page, however - Dan Cory has made this great example of a map of the united states, with two states - one the way the political map looks with appropriate coloration by vote, and one where the size is determined by the...
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    Autogenerating collections from flickr streams!

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    Felix Wang from Microsoft China has created a little project that creates deep zoom tile sets from your flickr streams. It does everything for you and it also created a handsome little application that you can insert in your blog. Try it out for yourself...
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