Mike Ormond's Blog

Musings on mobile development and Windows Phone 7 in particular.

March, 2008

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    Mix08 Keynote - ScottGu on Silverlight Pt 3

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    Important point - not everything in WPF is in Silverlight 2 (obviously) but what is there is API compatible so, for example, you can take Silverlight XAML and re-use that in WPF. LOB Applications - Cirque du Soleil casting application. A handful of...
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    Mix08 Keynote - ScottGu on Silverlight Pt 2

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    Controls Variety of controls such as Button, CheckBox etc as well as higher level controls such as slider. Also shipping the source code for these controls with an open source licence so you can take them, inspect the code, modify it, sell it etc ...
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    Mix08 Keynote - ScottGu on Silverlight

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    Big news More than 1.5M downloads of Silverlight per day Silverlight 2 Beta 1 available from today Silverlight for Mobile Silverlight 2 supports adaptive streaming for media - inspection of target machine capabilities and network characteristics to switch...
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    Mix08 Keynote - ScottGu

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    Scott talked a bit about some of the new things we'll see at Mix08 MVC Dynamic Data framework ASP.NET AJAX Enhancements Internet Explorer 8 Demo of IE8 ( Dean Hachamovitch ) - thinking back to IE7 there was a big focus on security but there's more that...
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    In the Keynote @ Mix08

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    In the overflow room at least like the good Microsoft employee that I am. Ray Ozzie has kicked things off talking about Software + Services and 2 key themes: Advertising - the economic engine of the web The web transforming of existing Microsoft offerings...
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    Holiday's Over

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    The Grand Canyon is simply amazing (if a little chilly at this time of year). If you ever get the chance, go see it. It was fun driving out there after we landed on Friday but it's a long old way (about 600 miles round trip) so the first leg of the journey...
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