Link dump: User Experience, Web Platform, Office System and more

Here are some interesting links that I found while catching up on blogs: User Experience: Your Britain in pictures: BBC + Microsoft Live Labs Photosynth: The BBC is collaborating with Microsoft Live Labs Photosynth to create three- dimensional representations of some of the most dramatic buildings in Britain by combining hundreds of different photographs. Sit back…

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WindowsClient.NET Community Site Launches

WindowsClient.net, the community learning resource for Windows Forms and Windows Presentation Foundation is now availabla at http://windowsclient.net/. This site focuses on all aspects of rich client development on Windows using the .NET Framework. New content from both the Microsoft product teams and from the community will be added regularly to highlight the many user experience…

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Family.Show: a new WPF reference sample

Tim Sneath posted the first end-to-end reference sample on his blog. The Family.Show application – developed by Vertigo Software – is a genealogy explorer that allows you to create or import a family tree and explore, annotate or save it to XPS. A couple of weeks ago I had installed a early internal build of…

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Building better Web Experiences: from ASP.NET AJAX to WPF/e

This afternoon I did a workshop on Microsoft’s Web Platform & Tools for LBi. I think it went really well, despite the amount of topics the cover and the time constraints. I started to discuss the importance of building better online experiences and how these influence business opportunities. Next we took a dive into the different…

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Nice list of demo-able WPF applications

At Designertopia a couple of weeks ago I had some informal talks with people from McCann-Erickson on how the web might evolve in the next couple of years. I told them a little bit about the upcoming Microsoft platform technologies and how this can create new opportunities to reach people. Today I delivered a presentation about this at McCann-Erickson….

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Scott Guthrie was in Belgium and an udpate on Designertopia in London

While I’m currently in London, attending Designertopia, the VISUG/MSDN meeting with Scott Guthrie in Belgium was a success! 250+ attendees saw Scott deliver two excellent sessions on the newest ASP.NET technologies: First Look at Visual Studio and ASP.NET “Orcas” ASP.NET 2.0 and ASP.NET AJAX Tips and Tricks It was the first time Scott was in Belgium. Our VISUG-community…