UI extreme makeover = UI2

According to AMR Research, UI2 = user interface x user interaction The next iteration of user interfaces—derived from portal frameworks, enabled by a new wave of rich Internet and interface technologies, and encompassing a mass of social networking and web-2.0-style collaboration mechanisms to be delivered on an expanding array of devices—will no longer be a…


Designer + Developer = Dev-igner: launching our local newsletter

Today we’re launching our local newsletter for Web Developers, RIA Builders and Interactive Designers. All those guy’s and yes a lot more girls than in the solid developers space, are looking at teh next web. Silverlight 2 is hot in this space, and equally important what we’re doing with e.g. Blend and Visual Studio in…


Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint

The Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint is source code and guidance for developers describing how to use Microsoft Silverlight and Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies together in business applications and Internet Web sites. SharePoint applications that use Web Parts can now be built using Silverlight user interface elements. This capability enables a fresh look at data…


Silverlight available for WSUS & Windows update.

This will make it easier for systems administrators to deploy Silverlight into enterprise environments. As from last week , Silverlight is available as an optional update for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 via the Windows Server Update Services tool (and, inevitably, Microsoft Update, since WSUS relies on Microsoft Update as its source for updates)….


Important break-through for Silverlight

OLYMPICS – NBC Universal and Microsoft Team Up On Web Offering for 2008 Beijing Olympic Games using Silverlight Topline – NBC Universal, owner of the exclusive U.S. media rights to this summer’s Olympic Games in Beijing, China (August 8-24, 2008), announced at the CES conference in Las Vegas that it was teaming up with MSN…


Silverlight 2.0 and ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions

On 11/29, Microsoft announced continued innovation and momentum around the Web platform including more details about the next version of Silverlight, ASP.NET Extensions, and more.  The purpose of this announcement is to clarify customer expectations about when to expect future releases of Silverlight and more in general to provide more details about the upcoming MS…


RIA battlefield: and the winner will be….?

This very interesting “Joel on Software” (non-MS) article looks back at the lessons of PC history to determine what the critical success factors will be for the winner in the RIA space. The author shows that all the same dynamics and forces are in place now, for RIA, as is was back then with for…