Silverlight Respawn on December 2, 2010!

If you are like me, you are probably already registered for the Silverlight Firestarter where we will be discussing the future of Silverlight and provide a roadmap and some exciting upcoming features. If you haven’t registered, please do, the event will be streamed over the web and is free! Respawn, indeed! More about the event…

0

Ignition Showcase – Join us!

Are you a startup or software house yearning to leverage the best resources Microsoft offers its software partners? If the answer is a resounding yes, add our new team blog: Ignition Showcase to your list of must visit sites. We (my team) intend to curate the best stories from people much like you (designers, developers…

0

Get your Silverlight Questions Answered!

Still not sure what went down a week ago? Not to fear, Scott sets us straight. Quiet period for this blog ends on Monday, check back! P.S. We > Me, check out our team blog!

0

Feel Good Fridays

You invested your precious time to read this blog (thank you!) so I want to make it worth your while. Every Feel Good Friday (that’s every friday!), I plan to give two gifts of US$25 to projects on DonorsChoose.org. The projects will be picked at random based on input from you (yes you make money…

0

Windows 7 as the platform for your next killer app

I’m presenting at the Architect Innovation Cafe this Friday. Join me! February 26, 2010 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST Title: How to Architect a Killer App for Windows 7 Abstract: Ever since its recent launch, Windows 7 has been enjoying rapid consumer adoption and glowing press reviews. This makes it a great platform to launch…

0

What’s your great Azure Idea? Free for developers?

Vote then! Yes, the the Windows Azure Feature Voting is still live and you have votes to shape the future of Windows Azure, so make your voice count. Whether suggesting a new feature or voting up a great idea. From the team on the why this feature voting: We want to better understand what you…

0

Sometimes there are no words – Silverlight Client for Facebook

Love it! Get it! Update: I guess words were in order (doh!). The fine print: This application brings together the many compelling platform capabilities of Silverlight 4 into a rich out-of-browser application in the familiar context of Facebook.Enjoy the photos, feeds, events, friends’ walls, and inbox mail from your Facebook account in an appealing and…

0

An Architect’s Perspective on Silverlight

At every Silverlight major announcement, I camp out at Tim Heuer’s blog to learn more about what just happened. This was true for Silverlight 3 and when we announced the beta of Silverlight 4. Tim offers his perspective of what architects should know about Silverlight as a platform in this ARCast .TV special and includes…

0

Psst, this event is for Enterprise Architects

The Microsoft Business Integration Road Show is coming to New York and Boston and I’ve got permission to invite folks who care about enterprise integration. These are architect and technical leader focused, in-person events: January 19, 2010 in New York, NY January 21, 2010 in Waltham, MA Follow the links above for details and maps….

0

Haiku now! How about a free eBook?

Here’s wishing the readers of this blog and the random passers by a fantastic and prosperous 2010. I took a mini vacation from blogging and I’m back – it’s a compulsive habit and hopefully I’m able to help you in some small way. I thought I’d start out by letting you know that there are…

0