Speaking @ Silverlight 1.0 Fire Starter

  I will be speaking at the Silverlight 1.0 Fire Starter event on November 29th along with a bunch of my colleagues. My two sessions are “Media, Markers and More” and “What will Silverlight look like in future versions? WPF”.  The first session goes into the gory details of working with Media in Silverlight 1.0….


Silverlight 1.0 Book!

My officemate and friend Laurence Moroney’s Silverlight 1.0 book is now available.  Check out his detailed post here: http://blogs.msdn.com/webnext/archive/2007/10/27/introducing-silverlight-1-0-book-is-now-available.aspx


Silverlight Reflector Add-in Now a community Project

Jamie Cansdale of Test Driven.Net has improved the Reflector Silverlight Add-in and started a community project here.  If you have improvements, bugs, or features request please posted them to the community site. Jamie changed it so that the C# or VB doesn’t get displayed in tabs by defaut as this doesn’t scale well for larger projects. You can still digg through…


View Source Reflector tool for .NET Silverlight Sites

One of the nice advantages to Silverlight is that you can view the source of a site to see how things work, but with Silverlight 1.1 Alpha that process became more complex.  While you can still fish through the JavaScript and Xaml to find the .NET assembly(dll) that is doing all the logic it takes a…


Silverlight C# 3.0 Features

The .NET framework version Silverlight targets is the same that C# 3.0 targets and so we are able to take advantage of the new language features in C# 3.0. The LINQ (Language INtegrated Query) features of C# 3.0 has gotten the most attention of any of the new features, but some of the other features are…


Silverlight .NET introduction for JavaScript Developers (Updated)

To begin our .NET Silverlight learning we will start off with an overview of .NET. For those are used to developing Silverlight applications with JavaScript, we will be concentrating on the differences between using JavaScript and .NET.  If you haven’t written a Silverlight application before this will also be a good introduction to using .NET.  If…


MIX 07 Sessions Online

This week we launched Silverlight at MIX07 and now all the sessions are online at sessions.visitmix.com.  I am watching a great session on LINQ and Silverlight presented by Anders Hejlsberg. LINQ is only one part of the announcements we made this week at MIX.  We also announced that we have support for .NET with Silverlight….