IronRuby news : first drop of the source code

You may have heard of IronRuby – a shared source implementation of Ruby that runs on top of the .NET. IronRuby is implemented on top of what we’re calling the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR), which runs on top of the .NET and provides support for dynamic languages. We first spoke about IronRuby and the DLR…


SilverlightDevCamp – your thoughts?

Today at iPhoneDevCamp, I chatted with Chris Messina to get his thoughts on possibly doing a SilverlightDevCamp. Chris is hoping the *DevCamp series will take off : “I like the idea of a productive and educational DevCamp model and would like to see this meme spread further.” And, perhaps SilverlightDevCamp could help with that. Chris’s thoughts…

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What happens in Vegas, comes to the Valley – ReMIX07

Whoever said that what happens in Vegas has to stay in Vegas? Due to the SOLD OUT status of MIX07, we have decided to ‘ReMIX’ with a twist right here in the Silicon Valley! This event will feature a keynote from Scott Guthrie who runs Microsoft’s Silverlight and ASP.Net development teams (among others).  Get a…

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Silverlight + Gears = SilverGears?

Ashish Shetty has a post on integrating a Silverlight app with Google gears. This is pretty awesome – what this means is that you can have a Silverlight app that uses Google Gears to store data relevant to that Silverlight app locally (leveraging SQL Lite). Check out the sample app, yo. “ai” Technorati tags: google gears,…

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facebook platform : the "WebOS" is here

Alright, so here’s the skinny : What is F8? F8 was the name of the event. Duh. What did Facebook announce today?Facebook launched the Facebook Platform. What does that mean?Ok, remember when the first PC was launched? What did we do? As developers, one of the first things we did was build apps to run…

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Want to test your Silverlight/XAML skillz real quick?

Superstar MVP, Peter Kellner, has put together XamlWebPad. There’s also SilverlightPad. “ai” Technorati tags: mvp, peter kellner, xamlwebpad, xaml web pad, xaml, silverlight, silverlightpad, silverlight pad

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mix07 day 2

First off, I must give kudos to the folks maintaining http://visitmix.com. They’ve been keeping that site as up-to-date as humanly possible. I’d be walking out of sessions and would check the site to see video interviews with the presenters posted. So if you haven’t been able to watch a session live, go here. Having been “silverlight’d…


mix 07 day 1

So day 1 of MIX 07 is behind us. I’d speculated yesterday that MIX will have been the most impactful conference I will have attended during my time here at Microsoft. We made quite a few announcements yesterday, and Silverlight clearly stole the day. One common theme between all the keynote presenters : the didn’t…

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The big news from MIX 07 (thus far)…

Ray Ozzie and Scott Guthrie just announced Silverlight 1.1 Alpha, which adds .NET managed code programmability support. Read more in the FAQ. Scott also announced Silverlight streaming by Windows Live. Expression Studio is shipping! “ai” Technorati tags: ray ozzie, scott guthrie, mix, mix07, silverlight, silverlight 1.1 alpha, expression, expression studio, windows live, silverlight streaming

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