MIX 09 Announcements

MIX 09 Announcements

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MIX 09 had some great announcements for web developers and we designers, I thought I’d post a summary of some of the announcements here so you can follow up on those that interest you.  This Week on Channel9 has a great re-cap where they discuss many of these announcements.  Check out their video Live from MIX09

IE8 Releases

ASP.NET MVC 1.0

Two weeks ago at MIX we released ASP.NET MVC 1.0.  ASP.NET MVC is a free, fully supported, Microsoft product that enables developers to easily build web applications using a model-view-controller pattern.  ASP.NET MVC provides a “closer to the metal” web programming option for ASP.NET.  It enables full control over HTML markup and URL structure, and facilitates unit testing and a test driven development workflow.

Free ASP.NET MVC eBook Tutorial

Silverlight 3 Beta

The Silverlight 3 Beta contains more than 50 new features and 20 new controls, including support for running Silverlight applications out of the browser, dramatic video quality and performance improvements, and features that dramatically improve developer productivity.

Expression Blend 3 Preview

Expression Blend 3 contains a number of radically innovative capabilities, including SketchFlow, for effectively prototyping the flow and composition of applications. 

Expression Web SuperPreview (was this really FrontPage?)

Expression Web SuperPreview enables developers to quickly and easily troubleshoot web page rendering across a wide variety of browsers.

Funny Videos from MIX:

History of the Web video including the hampster dance

How Scott Guthrie prepares for a keynote

Follow me on Twitter @HilaryP, where I cover events like MIX Live online!

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Windows 7 shortcut keys

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