Watch Movies and Shows Instantly on your PC or Mac with Netflix and Silverlight

One of the most disruptive innovations of the past decade, Netflix, has launched the beta of their Silverlight player. Earlier this week, Netflix had announced support for their Silverlight player, and it is now available in beta form. The exciting part about this release is the support for Intel-based Macs. The “Watch Now” feature for…

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Silverlight 2 Released to the Web

Yesterday, we announced our release of Silverlight 2 to the web. Silverlight 2 builds on its predecessor, Silverlight 1, which brought HD video and interactive animations via the browser plugin. The most compelling aspect about Silverlight 2 is that it brings the .NET runtime to the browser. This means developers who are familiar with any…

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Speaking at iTVCon and NewTeeVee Live

Wanna learn more about Silverlight? I’ll be doing a Silverlight session at iTVCon on 11/12. If you want to go the event and are looking for a discount, shoot me an email. Here’s more details about the session. Silverlight demos for Dan’l Lewin at Om Malik’s NewTeeVee Live on 11/14. This one looks real exciting!…

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Live from SilverlightDevCampSF – afternoon 2

4 RedBulls and 3 Pizza Orgasmica slices later… We’re a few sessions in.  My favorite one so far has been the “Silverlight vs Flash (vs JavaFX)” session that Abdel (from Chico State) and Randy Fong ran (session info). Ryan Stewart and John Dowdell from Adobe were also here, and between the three of us, we…

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Live from SilverlightDevCampSF – day 2

We’re up and running this morning with day 2 of SilverlightDevCampSF. Brian Ellis from Vertigo is kicking off the first session. Kurt did a slight shuffling of the sessions, so the sessions page may be out of date. Should be a promising day. I also want to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors -…

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SilverlightDevCampSF – Day 1

We kicked off SilverlightDevCampSF this evening. I have one word – wow! Maybe its because I’m used to always standing in front of an audience and talking to them. Maybe its because I’ve never gotten so many questions about a Microsoft technology (Silverlight), that I personally didn’t answer (or try to answer) myself. Maybe its…

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Silverlight (and related) events

Date Event Name Location Registration Link 9/14, 9/15 SilverlightDevCampSF Microsoft, San Francisco, CA Link, Upcoming, Facebook 9/18 MSDN Event Oakland, CA Link, Upcoming 9/22, 9/23 Central Coast Code Camp San Luis Obispo, CA Link 9/25 MSDN Event San Francisco, CA Link, Upcoming 9/25 Building Mashups with Popfly (with Dan Fernandez) Palo Alto, CA Link, Upcoming 10/27,…

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Silverlight 1.0 has launched; Moonlight the answer on Linux

Silverlight 1.0 has hit the web. The big news, IMO, is our support for Linux – we will work with Novell to support the Moonlight project – the answer for Silverlight on Linux. Here are some links that I think you’ll find useful : Read more about the launch announcement, partnership details etc. Edd Dumbill has a…

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SilverlightDevCamp on 9/14, 9/15

Things are finally coming together for SilverlightDevCamp. Since my last post about possibly doing a BarCamp style Silverlight event, Kevin Marshall and Kurt Brockett have been working on putting this together. The event will be held on 9/14 and 9/15 at our offices in San Francisco (1 Market Street, Suite 200, 94105). Sign up on…

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