Bob Muglia: PDC and Silverlight

This article was written by Bob Muglia, President of the Server and Tools division at Microsoft. It was posted on the Silverlight Team’s blog, and I’m reposting it here verbatim. Last week, we held our PDC conference on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash. We also streamed it online using Silverlight (with both live and…

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Canucks at PDC - Jeff Atwood on Stack Overflow

I love Stack Overflow. If you haven’t visited this site, you really owe it to yourself to fire up a browser window and check it out. So, what is Stack Overflow and why should you care? Well, Joey deVilla and I bumped into Jeff Atwood at Microsoft PDC and asked him exactly that question. Download(s):…


Canucks at PDC - Michael Klucher on XNA

My fellow Developer Advisors and I are huge fans of XNA. It’s one of the coolest technologies out there. At Microsoft PDC, I dropped by the XNA booth and chatted with Michael Klucher (AKA, MechaDragon) about this amazing technology: Download(s): WMV FWIW, my GamerTag is TropicOfCanada. Looking for an easy kill? I’m your man.


Canucks at PDC - Social Bookmarking at MSDN

At Microsoft PDC, Joey deVilla and I ran into Chris Slemp, Program Manager for the Server and Tools Online group at Microsoft. His group owns a really cool feature that has been recently introduced to Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN); social bookmarking. In this interview, Chris talks a little about the social bookmarking capabilities that can…


Canucks at PDC - Silverlight 2 on Windows Mobile

Jamie Wakeam interviews Giorgio Sardo about Silverlight 2 running on Windows Mobile devices. In this case, Giorgio shows a Silverlight application running on a Samsung Omnia. Check it out: Download(s): WMV If you’d like to find out more information about Silverlight running on Windows Mobile devices, you can check out Giorgio’s presentation from Microsoft PDC…


Canucks at PDC - .NET Micro Framework

Ever wondered how you might be able to write applications that control devices without having to learn C++ and/or assembly? The .NET Micro Framework is a tiny subset of the .NET Framework that allows you to do exactly that… and, do it in C#. Joey deVilla chatted with one of the folks from the .NET…


Canucks at PDC - Windows Logo Program for Windows 7

Have you ever wondered how the Windows Logo is “stamped” on shipping software from ISVs? As it turns out, there’s a program for the Windows Logo. Jamie Wakeam asked a couple of the folks behind the Windows Logo Program a few questions that pertain to ISVs and the upcoming efforts towards making the experience for…


Canucks at PDC - A Lap Around Windows Home Server

Windows Home Server has quickly become one of my favourite operating systems. Why? Because it makes me feel safe with its automated back-ups (attributing to a very high WAF). Additionally, it serves as my back-end data storage and will stream my music library to anywhere within the range of my home’s wireless network. At Microsoft PDC, I took a moment…


Canucks at PDC - You've Been Phil Haack(ed)

Not only is Phil Haack a bright guy, he also has the coolest name of a developer we know. He’s also the giant brain behind the ASP.NET MVC project. Joey deVilla spent a few minutes to chat with Phil about this cool technology for ASP.NET developers: Download(s): WMV Make sure to check out the ASP.NET MVC session at Microsoft…


Canucks at PDC - Miguel de Icaza on Mono

Miguel de Icaza talks with Joey deVilla about Mono. No, not the kissing disease; rather, the “open development initiative sponsored by Novell to develop an open source, UNIX version of the Microsoft .NET development platform” (from the Mono FAQ). Check it out: Download(s): WMV Recently, Mono 2.0 was released. To grab the latest bits (get…