Combining Software in Amazing Ways

May, 2008

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About Synergist

Synergist is about Michael Scherotter's passion: combining technology in interesting ways and about the convergence of technologies. 

Michael S. Scherotter is a Media Experience Evangelist at Microsoft

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    Ticking in Silverlight Clock + Source Code

    A few people have asked how I got the second hand to tick in the Silverlight timepiece that I build; looking at the animation XAML that I posted, you would think that the the second hand would have a smooth movement and you would be right.  I actually...
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    Beauty with Silverlight

    I created something cool that I'd like to share with you.  Imagine if your company had a beautiful luxury product that had intricate workings and you wanted to show how it worked as well as have a way for the product's owners and fans to show it...
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    Starting Silverlight Library for

    If you are a blogger, you probably have heard of a site for storing your media files (images, video, audio).  As you can see from this interview on Channel 9 , Photobucket has just released a new API .  If you know me by now...
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    Your Digital Lifestyle: Girl from Mars

    Last year I saw this video at a Microsoft event.  I think you'll get a kick out of it.  The band is Magneta Lane ( MySpace , FaceBook , ) doing a cover of Girl from Mars . Your Digital Lifestyle: Girl from Mars Video: Your Digital Lifestyle...
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    Free Expression Blend 2.5 and Silverlight 2 Training for Designers May 20 & 21 in San Francisco

    I know it's short notice, but next week I am running a 2-day training on Expression Blend 2.5 and Silverlight 2 in San Francisco for Interactive Designers .  I have a few openings left so if you are interested in coming May 20 and 21 to the Microsoft...
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    Published Media Overlay Designer Source Code to MSDN Code Gallery

    Earlier this year, I created a demo that showed how to synchronized video and animation in Silverlight and put it on my $2.95/month hosted dev server .  At the Mix in March, I actually demonstrated it in the Silverlight and Advertising session. ...
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    Fixing Unknown Server Tag 'asp:Silverlight'

    When building Silverlight 2 projects in Visual Studio 2008 I found that I was getting errors on building the page: Unknown Server Tag 'asp:Silverlight' It turns out that I was getting the error because my project was on a network drive. ...
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