Western European ReMix Tour 2009

I was lucky enough to be asked to go on a brief western European ReMix tour.  Our goal with these events is to bring the best of Mix 09 (and some new stuff) closer to where some of the best developers and designers in the world live.  A few of my co-workers are going to…

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Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Part 4: SEO, Export to Excel and Out of Browser

More from my Mix09 talk “building business applications with Silverlight 3”. You can watch the original  video of the full session  The demo requires (all 100% free and always free): VS2008 SP1 (Which includes Sql Express 2008) Silverlight 3 RTM .NET RIA Services July ’09 Preview Also, download the full demo files and check out…

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Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Part 1: Navigation Basics

With Silverlight 3 shipping and a brand new update to .NET RIA Services I thought I would update the example from my Mix09 talk “building business applications with Silverlight 3”. You can watch the original  video of the full session  The demo requires (all 100% free and always free): VS2008 SP1 (Which includes Sql Express…

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Silverlight 3: Navigation Application Template Extra themes posted!

Have you tried out the new Silverlight 3 Navigation Application?  Our plan with this as to make it much easier to folks to get started building a RIA application with Silverlight.  You can find it in the File\New Project dialog. The features it offers are: 1. An attractive, professional default theme 2. A clear application…

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Presentation tip: They Remember the Mistakes more than the Polish

Update: See the full list of PM Tips.  One of the reasons I love going to Mix is getting a chance to watch really world-class technical speakers.  As I watched the keynote and a few sessions this year one theme really stood out to me:  The audience seems to remember how the speaker handles their…

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Silverlight 3 and SEO

All great RIA applications have a meaningful client and server component to them.  Supporting SEO, or Search Engine Optimization in a RIA is an excellent example of using the client and server components.   It doesn’t mater how cool your applications are, if potential users can’t find your site via their search engine of choice (Google,…

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ScottGu’s Mix09 Silverlight for Business Applications Demo

Some folks that could not make it to Mix have asked about Scott’s coding demo this year.  You can watch the full keynote to find it or, I clipped out just the coding bit..    As you can see we have added a lot of great support to Silverlight with Silverlight 3’s , Navigation, DataGrid,…

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.NET Rocks on RIA Services and Business apps in Silverlight

A couple of weeks ago Nikhil and I did a .NET Rocks show on .NET RIA Services and generally building business applications with Silverlight.  Abrams and Kothari Talk MIX09!  

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Silverlight 3: Activity Control

In my Mix09 talk I used a brand new Activity control that we are working on.    I had a number of folks ask me for the control (which is not yet in the Silverlight toolkit).  Check out David’s post for the control, the source and more information:  Displaying background activity in a Silverlight RIA application

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