Silverlight 2 Unleashed Available for Pre-Order

I told someone awhile back, "Don’t worry, there will be a Silverlight 2 Unleashed.  The only real question is whether I’ll be the one writing it." Until a few weeks ago, I just couldn’t make up my mind.  (I know, it was a bit late to decide!)  But finally I did, concluding that life has…


Popfly public beta!

As Steve Ballmer announced this morning, Popfly (my day job) is now open to the public!  All you need is a Windows Live ID.  This morning I decided to use Popfly to show a noticeable trend in my books: Tip: Click MashOut -> Tweak this from the little overlay to experiment with customizing this little…


View and Edit Live Silverlight Examples

Silverlight 1.0 Unleashed is days away from shipping.  To celebrate, you can (1) pre-order your copy now and (2) check out examples from the book at You can not only view the HTML/XAML/JavaScript source and the resulting output, but you can edit all of it on-the-fly.  Here’s a screencast that demonstrates.


Silverlight 1.0 Unleashed is now available (sort of)

I’m going through the very last revisions, but in parallel the book has now appeared on Safari as a “Rough Cut.”  What is a Rough Cut?  The almost-final chapters in “raw” unformatted HTML.  The pictures in the book should still show up, although they might appear in black & white unlike the full-color printed book.  On…


Silverlight 1.0 Unleashed!

It’s now official and on Amazon!  As indicated by the (temporary) cover, it will be in full color, just like WPF Unleashed!  As always, take the release date with a grain of salt because I haven’t even written the whole book yet, but rest assured that it won’t be out until after Silverlight 1.0 is…