Enterprise 2.0 – Midori + SharePoint

My good friends Gene, Jess and team at nForm have finally demonstrated their awesome new project management applicaiton Midori. Midori is built on top of Sharepoint. And uses a completely custom layout engine. Part of Midori is an engine that gives us complete control over SharePoint’s interface and interactions. We’re still refining the interface, but…

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Hook up with Parallels

Paul and Qixing have been talking about Expression 2 and the Expression Professional Subscription. I have been running Expression on my MacBook Pro since I arrived at Microsoft Canada in Parallels or with Bootcamp. It’s been great having access to both platform, particularly for testing CSS and cross-platform browser compatibility for web development. Being able…

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DevTeach 2008 – Silverlight 2.0 Training

DevTeach 2008 is coming to Toronto. What: Building Next-Generation, Business-Oriented, Rich Internet Applications using Silverlight 2.0Cost: 399.00$ CDN Make plans to stay an extra day after the conference to take advantage of this opportunity to join veteran software developers Rod Paddock and Jim Duffy as they give you a head start down the road to…

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Silverlight Training in Toronto

  NTG is offering Silverlight training in Toronto. The course is scheduled December 17-19, 2007 at CTC TrainCanada in Mississauga. This is a 3-day introductory course taught by Shawn Wildermuth, a leading Silverlight trainer, consultant, and writer (author of recent Silverlight article in CIO magazine). For course details, visit http://www.newyyz.com/NtgSite/?Category=Microsoft%20Silverlight&CourseID=115 The Silverlight Workshop is a soup-to-nuts…

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Help improve Expression Web

  The Expression Web team is conducting a survey on hosting and publishing to learn more about how web professionals publish and host websites. The survey is anonymous and does not collect any personal information. All feedback is used to help improve future versions of Expression Web. The survey is located on Microsoft Connect: http://connect.microsoft.com/ExpressionWeb/Survey/Survey.aspx?SurveyID=4181 [UPDATE…

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Canadians win design awards

Cross posted at http://davidcrow.ca/article/1644/canadians-win-design-awards A Toronto-based designer placed 3rd in a Microsoft sponsored design competition. Kenneth W.K. Wu, creative director for Dymaxium, won third place out of 349 submissions for his Zeed+ for the Future. “The overall design concept is inspired by “Ikebana”, the Japanese traditional art of formal flower arrangement devoted to balance, harmony,…

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Silverlight Resources

Cross posted at http://davidcrow.ca/article/1637/silverlight-resources I’m about to start building my first Silverlight project. Qixing and I have started compiling a list of publicly available Silverlight materials. I have a couple of hurdles get over in building this application. I find the Microsoft deployment environments significantly different than my traditional Unix background. My guess is that I’m…

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