Add video to your blog for free with Silverlight

Thanks to the folks in Expression Media and the Silverlight Streaming it is now amazingly easy to add video (or other Silverlight content to you blog with Windows Live Writer.  With nearly any blog host, you can write your blog, “Insert Silverlight Video”, have it positioned just where you want it in the entry, transcoded…

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The Old New Thing: The book!

I was thrilled to get a copy of The Old New Thing recently. You likely know that Raymond is one of the most popular bloggers on MSDN and his book does not disappoint. There is tons of interesting information on both how and why things work in windows. Raymond added some additional goodness, so it…

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PM Tip #72 Instant feedback…

Update: See the full list of PM Tips.   One thing I love about blogs is the instant feedback aspects.  While certainly comments on a blog are far from scientific you can get some great anecdotal  responses that can help you see problems in a new way or provide some real-world data to backup one…

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My Top 10 Blog posts of 2005

Well, it is that time of year for “Top 10 of 2005”.  Thanks to some help from a fellow MSFT blogger I was quickly able to generate the list of the “most popular” blogs of 2005 from this site.    I was not exactly sure how to measure “most popular”….  So a did a combo.  The…

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New Blog for the true CLR geek…

David just started a blog the truly geeky CLR folks will love…Like all great blogs, he is talking about what he knows best — how to use the CLR’s profiling APIs… that is if you wanted to *write* a profiler this is your blog!  I also find it interesting as it explains a bit about…

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Mike Downen, CLR Security PM jumps into blogging

Mike is the PM for the CLR security system… excited by his recent CLR RoadTrip to Arizona he jumped into blogging with some good info on obfuscation…

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Take the .NET Framework 2.0 Compatibility Challenge

Lots of buzz around the issue of .NET Framework 2.0 running your current applications…   I could wax on about why this kind of compatibility is important, what we have been doing to make sure your apps keep working, how side-by-side really helps here, why editors use sensational headlines etc.  But I thought in the age…

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Morning Edition on Blogging

NPR’s Morning Edition (RSS) has a good spot on blogging this morning.  It reminded me of a debate Peter and I had about blogging a while back.  Does blogging take more deep thinking than other forms of public writing (articles, books, etc) or less?     I tend to agree with the Catherine… In my line…

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Get email updates for new posts and new comments

I am sure many of you knew this, but with the brand-spanking-new CommunityServer stuff you can get an email every time I post or a comment is made.  Sure makes it easier to follow the discussion.  Just click on the “email” link to the left or here…

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Blog Day: BCL team does the blog challenge…

The BCL team has laid down the blog challenge… On next Tuesday the goal is for the whole team to do nothing but blog all day.  Knowing this team, I am sure you will be impressed with what they come up with, both in volume and quality.  Kit’s taking suggests\ideas now..

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