Silverlight 2 RC0 is available now

Silverlight 2 Release Candidate 0 (Silverlight 2 RC0) is now available to developers for testing purposes and to help prepare your Silverlight 2 Beta 2 applications for the release of Silverlight 2. This release should not be used for launching Silverlight 2 applications for the general public   More details at  


Have you heard that PDC2008 is the place to see the coolest new technology? That’s right, at PDC2008, you’ll discover what is in store for the future of ASP.NET. Have some fun with XNA and game development, or go in-depth with IronRuby. Other topics include: Live Mesh, Office Communications Server, SQL Server 2008, FAST, Silverlight,…

Silverlight and WPF in Healthcare

The blog post from Keith Cox discussing Silverlight and WPF in Healthcare, featuring a great reference from Epic Systems is now available on our team blog:


Off Topic: Changing roles…

After working for 3 years with Microsoft ISV Advisory Services in Bangalore India, I’ve moved to corporate headquarters (Redmond)  to take up the new role with DPE. In my new role I’ll be working with the global ISV’s for the adoption of our platform. I’m very much excited about my new role and would continue…



Sr. Technical Evangelist Jean-Christophe Cimetiere was is Las Vegas to attend the Interop 2008 Conference. Here is the nice post from him on our team blog


Internet Explorer 8: Are you ready?

Enabling Internet Explorer 8 to display web content in its most standards compliant way by default is the right way to help move the Web forward.  This big step in real-world interoperability allows us to: Help web developers and designers drive toward the ideal of “write once, run anywhere”, freeing up more time to innovate…



Photosynth is an amazing new technology that will change the way you think about digital photos. This tool takes a large collection of photos of a place or an object, analyzes them for similarities, and displays them in a reconstructed three-dimensional space With Photosynth you can: Walk or fly through a scene to see photos…


.Net Framework 3.5 base class library enhancements

It is always good to talk to our partners on latest technologies. I’m attaching the demonstration source code for the event held on 24th April 2008   Here are some good resources to read   BCL Team blog   CLR Add-In Team Blog   Add-In framework at CodePlex


Virtual Labs

I recently have found some virtual labs, these are cool labs to start anyhting  TechNet Virtual Labs for IT Professionals • Branch Office • Business Intelligence • Enterprise Search • Identity and Access (IDA) • Internet Information Services (IIS) • Microsoft Antigen • Microsoft BizTalk Server • Microsoft Exchange Server • Microsoft Forefront • Microsoft…

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