Silverlight Links and Resources

This is a list of Silverlight resources I have been compiling.  It is in no way definitive but figured you might find it useful.  Good reading material for the Holiday break.  Enjoy.  =) Sites ·          Official Microsoft Site.  ·          Community site (Best site to get training, quickstart guides, videos, samples and a strong community presence)…


Popfly goes to college and Silverlight music player fun

  Bob Familiar recently interviewed Professor Mark Frydenberg of Bentley College of Massachusetts. Professor Frydenberg has created a course that leverages PopFly to teach software architecture and development to his business major students. Professor Frydenberg’s unique approach allows students to grasp complex distributed computing concepts, build and share sophisticated mashups while working with information (photos,…


New Dev2Dev Video! SharePoint Development – Making Sense of it All

The first Dev2Dev Video is now live!Sharepoint Development – Making Sense of it All.The video covers:- Sharepoint Overview- The different types of Sharepoint Development- Changing Sharepoint with Sharepoint itself- Sharepoint Designer- How to setup a Sharepoint Dev Environment- Coding in the VPC- Webpart creation and deployment- Adding NextWeb content to Webparts – a working Silverlight…


Commodore 64 – Celebrating 25 years! is running an article on the 25th Anniversary party The Computer History Museum threw last night for the Commodore 64.  Jack Tramiel, Commodore’s Founder, made a rare public appearance! “”The only difference was the price,” Tramiel said. “Because it seems that in this country, if you sell something cheaper, it couldn’t be as good….


Upcoming Microsoft events in Malvern, PA

If you are free on Saturday, December 15th and local to the Malvern area stop on by for some exciting Silverlight and Robotics Studio Sessions! Here is a blurb… XNA and Robotic Studio Day   We are also hosting a XNA Studio and Robotic Studio event on the same day as Silverlight Firestarte event. It…

Exciting news in the world of Silverlight

First up, 1.1 renamed to 2.0!   GoLive License support, release timeframes, new features… Get all the info here via Dr. Sneath… ” Firstly, we’re announcing today that we’re renaming Silverlight 1.1 to Silverlight 2.0. As we’ve been building out the feature set for Silverlight v.Next, it’s been becoming increasingly clear that this is a big…


Silverlight 1.1 Tools for Visual Studio 2008 RTM Available!

Go grab them here. Via Scott Guthrie… ” The tools alpha refresh released today has the same feature-set as the Silverlight Tools Alpha add-on which was previously available for Visual Studio 2008 Beta2 (it has simply been updated to work with the final VS 2008 release).  This feature-set includes basic Silverlight 1.1 project system support, XAML markup editing and…

Visual Studio 2008 is RTM and available for download!

Visual Studio 2008/.Net Framework 3.5 is out and available.  Thanks to all the great feedback you gave during Beta 2 the team was able to release ahead of schedule.  What a wonderful Thanksgiving present. =) This is the best release of VS to date, rife with innovations from profound IDE enhancements, debugging, performance, CLR to…


Silverlight 101 – What, Where and How?

I gave a talk last night on Silverlight at the NYC .NET Developers Group.  We had Powerpoint slides, demos, code, and pizza!  Originally scheduled for 6-8pm, we wound up staying much later.  We just couldn’t stop – a great bunch of folks and some amazing dialog (aka Geek Banter).   If you are in the area I…


User Experience in the Enterprise – Video Series Part 3

The final episode of my User Experience talk is now available.  Check it out here.   You can also grab the latest Powerpoint slides from here. Enjoy!  Technorati Tags: User Experience in the Enterprise, UX, Remix