Should I Stay Or Should I Go – With Silverlight?

Despite the fact that there have been already an amazing amount of blog posts about the Silverlight announcement Microsoft made on the Mix coference in Las Vegas last week I will step into the round dance of blogging about it. Why? Because I realized in discussions that there is already some kind of confusion and uncertainty…

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Mixing Up In Germany – XTOPIA Is Open For Registration

  I just returned from a great Mix ’07 conference in Las Vegas with some exciting announcements, great keynotes and sessions. So there’s a lot to discover and to learn about all the products and technologies Microsoft has released or is about to release in the near future to help designers, developers and enthusiasts to…

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.Net 3.0 What? Where In My N-Tiers Can I Use It?

I often get asked about where the framework extensions introduced with the .Net Framework 3.0 fit best in a multi tiered architecture. If you are not familiar with those I’m talking about the technologies Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Cardspace. Details can be found on MSDN….


Hanging Around In Munich? Get Yourself Assured!

Since a few days I reached the 100 points limit in order to assure other members of CACert.org. So if you happen to visit Munich and want to have your identity proven you can send me an email and I will check if I manage to meet you. I will also reach my point limit to become a…


WPF 3D – Blender Helps You Getting Productive

The last few days I played around with the 3d capabilities of the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). After doing my first steps understanding the basics and and the differences between WPFs 2d and 3D coordinate-systems and painting manual sketches of my primitive 3D objects I found this kind of workflow for producing WPF 3D objects…

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ASP.Net 2.0 Ajax Extensions – Shop Showcase Now Publicly Online

Well a good reason to reanimate my Blog is the announcement that a showcase that we started to design together with T-Systems Multi Media Solutions more than 6 months ago is now finally online for public viewing.Just not to confuse you, the planning, design and implementation phase didn’t took that long. In contrary after all…

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