• Tim Sneath

    Silverlight 1.0 RC1 is Here!

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    As indicated in a previous post , we're homing in on the launch of Silverlight 1.0, and today marks another milestone with the launch of the first release candidate. Since the beta we released at MIX, we've fixed approximately 2000 bugs and work items...
  • Tim Sneath

    From A to Z... 50 Silverlight Applications

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    It's great to see so many Silverlight-based widgets, samples, demos and applications appearing out there. I spent a happy hour this morning searching around the Internet for examples and samples, and thought I'd aggregate the fruits of my research below...
  • Tim Sneath

    Preparing for Silverlight 1.0 RC and Beyond

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    In just a couple of weeks, we'll be ready to publish the Release Candidate of Silverlight 1.0 to the web. We're in the final stages of stabilization as we close in on launch; fixing the last few bugs, doing detailed security penetration testing work,...
  • Tim Sneath

    What's New in WPF 3.5? Here's Fifteen Cool Features...

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    A lot of WPF developers know that Visual Studio 2008 will include much better baked-in support for WPF - the "Cider" team have delivered a WPF forms designer, high-quality XAML Intellisense built on top of a XAML language service rather than an XSD, a...
  • Tim Sneath

    How to Embed Silverlight Content in Almost Any Web Page

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    Catherine Heller has written up a great post that describes a new feature in Silverlight Streaming. Having uploaded a Silverlight application to the Silverlight Streaming service, you can now embed it in any web page as an <iframe>. If you want...
  • Tim Sneath

    So You Want to Give a Silverlight Presentation?

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    It's my hope that you're somewhat excited by this Silverlight stuff, and if so, perhaps you're wanting to spread the word amongst your fellow colleagues. To that end, I thought I'd share a couple of presentations that I've given often over the last couple...
  • Tim Sneath

    Announcing Family.Show 2.0

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    Three months ago, we launched Family.Show, our first end-to-end reference sample for WPF. Family.Show is a genealogy program that demonstrates the usage of WPF for a complex, realistic scenario. If you're a fledgling WPF developer who wants to pore over...
  • Tim Sneath

    Come to a Silverlight Lab in Redmond

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    From time to time, we run development labs in Redmond where folk can bring their applications in and work on them in a secure lab environment, with hands-on support from ourselves and other members of the product group. The next one is taking place on...
  • Tim Sneath

    Silverlight 1.0 Beta to RC: It's Time To Move...

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    Hopefully many of you have now upgraded to the Silverlight 1.0 RC (or 1.1 Alpha Refresh bits). Just as a reminder, the beta release is due to expire tomorrow (August 1st). If you have the beta release installed on your machine, you'll see a dialog box...
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