New official Silverlight Blog

earlier this week, as part of MIX09, we launched an official Silverlight team blog.   Subscribe now!  We’ll push out new technical content, videos, and use it as a venue to respond to critical industry events that require our voice.  You can use it as a direct conduit to us and the team with feedback (both…


Off to MIX

MIX is here, I hop on a plane to vegas in 16 hours.  See you there – it is going to be *awesome*


CBS Chooses Silverlight for March Madness

As a huge Duke Basketball fan this win is particularly gratifying :)  a few great articles below


More IIS7 goodness: Application Request Routing (ARR)

Application Request Routing (ARR) v1 released today! The ARR feature is a free IIS7 extension that extends the Web server UI and runtime to: · Achieve high availability and scalability. · Enable elastic scalability for shared hosters. · Dynamically load balance web requests (to be used in conjunction with existing load balancers) ARR enables the…


MIX09 – Register by Feb 27 and save $300

MIX09 is going to be amazing.  I can’t give away the details, but as the keynote owner for Scott Guthrie (as I have been every year, it’s a glorious job to be the man behind the curtain :)) and I can tell you this year is on track to be the best ever. We will…


Microsoft Web Platform Installer Release Candidate – Now works with XP and Windows 2003!

I’m going to blatantly steal Bill Staples words since they were so good 🙂   "I’m excited to announce the availability of the Release Candidate version of the Microsoft Web Platform Installer (Web PI).  Web PI is a free tool that makes it simple to download and install the latest components of the Microsoft Web…


MSN Germany with Silverlight wins IPTV Award 2008 – coolness

I just heard some great news from Europe: MSN Germany received the “IPTV Award 2008” for technical innovation for their brand new Social Video Mashup MSN ClipClub TV. The solution was built by Axinom, a German Microsoft partner.  In a highly competitive environment, where there are strong video, social, and chat options, MSN created a…


Give us feedback on Silverlight 2!

  My team pulled this together, help them pick your brain! Give us feedback on Silverlight 2 We’ve put together a short survey to help us improve our Silverlight features and API. Spend 15 minutes and tell us what is good and bad about Silverlight so far.


Styling a Silverlight Twitter Application with Expression Blend 2

We’ve done some amazing work with Expression Blend 2 for designers and now with the final release of Silverlight 2 you can really see how it all comes together.  I was talking with Celso Gomes and Peter Blois a few weeks ago about how we could demonstrate this and it culminated in a great video…


>Play 2008

I’m speaking at >Play this year.  The show actually started earlier this morning, but heading over in the afternoon.  If you are around, say hello 🙂 Should be a fun one!