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  • Blog Post: Oh yeah, it’s on: welcome to the party, Windows Phone 7 Series.

        Today marks a sea change in Microsoft’s mobile device strategy and how we are going to market in the smartphone space.  This change is fundamental rather than incremental; we have completely re-written the book on how a Windows Phone looks, behaves and interacts with a user. ...
  • Blog Post: Heralding in the Immersive Online Olympic Experience in Canada

    Today represents a very important day for our country – the start of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. Over the next 2 weeks, we are going to be witness to some incredible athleticism and stories with the world united through sport. I can remember vividly watching previous Olympic Games in front of...
  • Blog Post: It’s a big day for RIA!

    Today is a landmark launch day for anyone building Rich Internet Applications (also known as RIAs), particularly those that build compelling web-enabled experiences on the Microsoft platform. We launched 2 new product versions today and it’s something all of us at Microsoft are very excited about: ...
  • Blog Post: Line of Business Silverlight Apps that Rock

    Silverlight , Microsoft’s plug-in for delivering cross-platform Rich Internet Applications (RIA) and experiences has been out for a while now.  The first, JavaScript-only version was released at Microsoft’s MIX07 conference in May of 2007.  Subsequently, Silverlight 2 (the first .NET-enabled...
  • Blog Post: Guest Post: MIX09 Day 1: The “Software” in “Software + Services”

    From now through the end of the MIX09 conference in Las Vegas, Rob Burke will be providing his insights from the conference on a daily basis. Robert Burke is a Toronto-based IT Consultant who’s attending his fourth MIX event this year.  By day he’s knee-deep in Microsoft User Experience technologies...
  • Blog Post: A Brief History of MIX: Feet on Ground, Eyes on Cloud

    From now through the end of the MIX09 conference in Las Vegas, Rob Burke will be providing his insights from the conference on a daily basis. Robert Burke is a Toronto-based IT Consultant who’s attending his fourth MIX event this year.  By day he’s knee-deep in Microsoft User Experience technologies...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight 2 and Building Rich Web Applications Today

    A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft released Silverlight 2 as a Release to Web (RTW) product. For us at Microsoft, this was exciting news because it represented a major milestone in presenting to you as solution developers a platform for building rich, immersive experiences on the web. I'm not going...
  • Blog Post: Event Debrief: Developing Rich Interactive Applications

    Over the past two weeks, I have been travelling with my colleague Jamie Wakeam across Canada conducting a half-day presentation on how to build Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) on the Microsoft platform.  I want to thank everyone who came to our briefings in Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto - the...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight 2 Release Candidate Now Available

    Late last week, Scott Guthrie announced the availability of the Silverlight 2 Release Candidate . This is pretty exciting news as it represents a significant milestone towards the go-live of Silverlight 2. The RC release of Silverlight 2 represents a developer release with the intent of providing...
  • Blog Post: Taking your first steps into Silverlight

    In my previous post , I spoke of how Silverlight is bringing some great user experiences for viewing the Olympics on the web. While it’s likely a large number of people reading this post have seen Silverlight even prior to the Olympics, you may be wondering how you can start learning Silverlight 2 and...
  • Blog Post: The Web, the Power of Choice and the 2008 Beijing Olympics

    I don't think anyone on the planet would dispute that the Olympics are a huge event attracting many people from a number of different walks of life and for a variety of reasons.  In a nutshell, the Olympics as an event is "big business".  This is especially true with respect to media...
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