February, 2009

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    Expression Media 2 Service Pack 2 just released

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    Expression Media is one of the components of the Expression Suite and allows you to manage all kind of media files, organise and share them. We just released the Service Pack 2 which is available via Windows Update and Mac Autoupdate and also at the following...
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    Silverlight Insight event for UK Academics

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    We (the Microsoft Academic Team in the UK) are arranging an event targeted to Academics in Universities and Design Schools in the UK. Silverlight Insight is a one-day event designed to give attendees a solid understanding of the Silverlight 2 platform...
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    Whitepaper: Silverlight Migration Guide

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    Windows Media technologies have been used for a long time to deliver audio and video content over the Internet and in private Intranet because of several factors such as low infrastructure costs, high scalability, digital rights management and very high...
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    Creating games with Silverlight

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    Nikola Mihaylov, a Software Design Engineer in Test at Microsoft working on the WPF/Silverlight tools for Visual Studio, just published a document called “ Anatomy of a Silverlight Game ” on how to create games in Silverlight . Here is how Nikola describes...
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    Whitepaper published: How to setup a XNA Lab

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    I have been sitting on this for a while but I think it is worth publishing anyway… Our colleagues in the US published a whitepaper on how to set up a XNA lab called “ Implementation Strategies for Microsoft XNA Game Development in Academic Laboratory...
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    UK Universities on Twitter

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    As those who read this blog probably realised, I am quite addicted to Twitter and think it is a really useful service to connect to interesting people worldwide. Especially those interested in Software and the software industry should really take a look...
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    Silverlight update for developers

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    As posted earlier , we just released an update for Silverlight . Anyway the update available on the most publicized resource, only works for the standard player and not for the developers version that gets installed with the Silverlight tools for Visual...
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    The history of Microsoft

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    Not exactly breaking news here but I find this worth mentioning anyway… The guys at Channel 9 started a series of videos about the History of Microsoft . In their own words “Welcome to The History of Microsoft .  A video series that gives you a rare...
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    New Silverlight stuff

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    Today (as announced by Tim Sneath ) the Silverlight team released an update for the plug in which is available here . The official version number is Silverlight 2 GDR 1 (2.0.40115.0) (and in case you are wondering, GDR stands for General Distribution...
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