William J. Steele's WebLog

An Effort At Communication!

  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Silverlight Game Development webcasts

    • 1 Comments
    Did you know that you can build games in Silverlight for Windows Phone 7? I'm doing a series of webcasts detailing how I build a very simple Tic Tac Toe like game. You can watch the previously recorded sessions as well as the upcoming sessions here...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Saving Recorded Audio to IsolatedStorage

    • 1 Comments
    So, after the Windows Phone 7 Developer Launch events, I've had several questions about how someone should store audio captured from the microphone for later playback. I said IsolatedStorage was the way to do it, but I left it to the attendees to figure...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Important Info for WP7 Application Developers

    • 2 Comments
    If you are developing an application for Windows Phone 7 and are hoping to get your application published into the marketplace – then you need to read this post! Straight from the WP7 Marketplace gurus, here are the top things to consider before...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Developing for the ZuneHD with XNA

    • 0 Comments
    So, I've been playing with the ZuneHD for a while now and I thought I'd pass on to all of you how to utilize the Accelerometer and Touch APIs from the new XNA 3.1 ZuneHD Extensions . I'd love to get your feed back on this "pilot" episode of a tutorial...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Upcoming MSDN Events

    • 1 Comments
    Ok, folks. For some reason we're not getting our upcoming MSDN events published on the MSDN Events website. So... here's a rundown of all the events in the area that you might be interested in. City Date Columbus ...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    The thrill of a lifetime... I flew a P-51!!!

    • 0 Comments
    Ok, so I have to gloat for a bit. This weekend, I got the chance of a lifetime to fly a P-51 Mustang . If you're a pilot, you know what the Mustang is. If not, the P-51 is the finest fighter produced in WWII. It was built by North American Aviation and...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    The Terrafugia flies!!!

    • 0 Comments
    My congratulations go out to my buddy, Carl Detrich, of Terrafugia . On March 5th, their new "roadable aircraft," the "Transition" flew for the first time. As you can see, the Transition isn't your average everyday airplane. It is, in fact...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Older "Soup to Nuts" Webcasts are expired.

    • 14 Comments
    Well, it seems that the webcasts that I did a while back, the VB Soup To Nuts, ASP.NET Soup To Nuts and C# Soup To Nuts webcasts have expired. Some of these webcasts were 4 years old!!! What that means is that they've been in our webcast engine so...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    VirtualHUD announced at the Light Sport Plane expo

    • 1 Comments
    Well, I know a lot of you have been wondering what my little avionics project has been up to lately, so here's the scoop. On January 22nd, in Sebring, Florida, I attended the Light Sport Plane Expo for our first public showing of my "VirtualHUD" Heads...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Unfortunate Times for Eclipse Aviation

    • 0 Comments
    Eclipse Aviation suffered a serious blow earlier today. They were apparently unable to meet payroll and notified their employees... some of whom apparently left rather abruptly this morning. I've always been a fan of Eclipse Aviation , makers of the...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    MSDN Demo Code

    • 0 Comments
    Here is my demo code for the MSDN Unleashed event! Enjoy! Bill
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Come see the new MSDN Unleashed events!

    • 0 Comments
    We're trying something new this year... MSDN Events at the local Microsoft offices. Starting on September 10th, in Franklin, TN, I will be putting on additional MSDN events at the local Microsoft offices. Same great content as the "real" big MSDN Events...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    MSDN Events for Q1

    • 0 Comments
    Well, folks, I'm back and ready to start presenting our new content for the next quarter. My first event is next Tuesday in Chicago. You can register for it right here: http://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032383949...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    5 Minutes of Innovation in C# - Episode #1 - Generics

    • 1 Comments
    It's been a long time in the works, but I have finally started my new Screencast series, 5 Minutes of Innovation in C#. This is the very first episode, Generics. In this episode, I show you how to define an object and create a generic list of those...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    God Speed Rob.

    • 1 Comments
    Robert W. Westover, III (Robbie): father, husband, brother, son, uncle, friend. Robbie will be remembered as loyal and true to all of these important roles throughout his life and will be missed by everyone who knew him. He was always there for us all...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Update on Bill's Avionics development

    • 1 Comments
    Ok, folks. I know several of you have been waiting anxiously for me to post an update to my development of the experimental "glass cockpit" that I've been working on for years. So, here's the beef. First, the bad news... on Thanksgiving day in 2006...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Are you attending Mix 2008?

    • 0 Comments
    If so, look me up. I will be around. I know most of you haven't seen me in a while... let's just say, it's been a busy few months. Anyway, I have been working on a major new project. Check out http://www.5minutesofinnovation.com . Phil Wheat and I...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    What's new in Visual Studio 2008: Office Development

    • 1 Comments
    As promised, attached is the demo code for my last webcast on What's new in Visual Studio 2008. Happy holidays! Bill
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    What's New In Visual Studio 2008 Webcast

    • 0 Comments
    Here is the demo code for Today's Whats New In Visual Studio 2008: New Language Features of VB9 and C# 3 Webcast. You can view the webcast right here . Don't forget, this Wednesday is the final webcast in this series, where we will be talking about...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    ASUS Eee PC Review

    • 2 Comments
    Wow... a product review from me? Normally, I wouldn't do something like this, but this machine is so good, I had too. The product is the ASUS Eee PC (Buy.com for $349.) This is a very small "sub notebook" computer. It is a solid state machine with...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    What would you do?

    • 5 Comments
    So, after my webcast today, I went down to the local KFC and ordered a chicken wing meal. While I was sitting there, a guy ordered the buffet. He got a salad and a plate of chicken from the buffet. To my suprise, he pulled a bag out of his coat and hid...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    WPF Soup To Nuts: Helpful Tools

    • 1 Comments
    Here it is at last, the final installment of the WPF Soup To Nuts webcast series. In this last part of our 18 part webcast series on WPF, I will be talking about some of the tools you can use to help your user experience design. I will talk about XAMLPad...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    WPF Soup To Nuts: Custom Panel Layout

    • 1 Comments
    We're coming down to the wire with Part 17 of my 18 part webcast series on Windows Presentation Foundation . In Today's WPF Soup To Nuts webcast, I will be talking about overridding the default layout of panels. In WPF, there are basically two methods...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    WPF Soup To Nuts: Creating Controls

    • 0 Comments
    Well, we're "rounding third and heading for home" in Part 16 of my 18 part WPF Soup To Nuts webcast series. Today, I will be discussing Controls . More specificailly, how you can create your own controls. In WPF, there are basically two types of custom...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    WPF Soup To Nuts: Win32 Compatability

    • 1 Comments
    In Today's WPF Soup To Nuts webcast, we will be talking about Compatability between WPF and Win32 (including WinForms.) We'll see how we can take WPF Controls and display them in WinForms and vise versa. You can watch the webcast right here . As...
Page 1 of 7 (156 items) 12345»