Summary of MIX '08 Highlights

It’s been a busy week (getting ready for the 2008 Launch event in Boston next week), but I have a moment to share details from my trip to MIX ’08 last week. It was my first MIX, and incredibly, my first visit to Las Vegas!  Not a lot of free time to absorb the city,…

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MIX08 Registration Open and Site Updated

Thanks to a heads-up from Brad, I took a look at the newly updated MIX08 website.  I like the site design – simple and easy to navigate, but with some nice effects. MIX08 will be at The Venetian in Las Vegas on March 5-7 and registration is now open.  Keynotes from Ballmer and Guthrie, solid…

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MIX University Expands with a Free WPF Bootcamp Course

Tim Sneath posted about a great new addition to the already strong lineup of training available at MIX University. Now you can access a full three-day WPF training course (over 20 hours) for the low cost of free.  From Tim: “You’ll hear a keynote from Ian Ellison-Taylor, the general manager responsible for WPF, Silverlight and…

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ReMix '07 Conference in Boston, October 8-9

Here’s one more reason it’s good to be in New England.  Based on the concept of Mix ’07 in Las Vegas, ReMix ’07 Boston will be on October 8th and 9th at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge.  The conference, for web developers and designers, will have a keynote from Brad Abrams and will have multiple tracks…

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Mix07 Session Recordings Available

If, like me, you couldn’t swing out to Las Vegas for Mix07 this time around, you can now access and download recordings of the keynotes, sessions, and panels.  (Actually, even if you did attend Mix you’ll want these since you can’t attend every session while you’re there!) Head to http://sessions.visitmix.com.  Not all of the content has…

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Tons of Silverlight News

The curtain has been raised on a whole slew of news related to Silverlight, formerly codenamed “WPF/E”.  Today at Mix ’07 (no, unfortunately I’m not attending) and via blogs, several announcements have been made: .NET Programming and Tool Support for Silverlight  From Soma’s Mix07 post: “We have made available the Microsoft Silverlight 1.1 CTP, offering…

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