Tafiti – Search User Experience

Today We announced the availability of Tafiti. Tafiti is built as a mashup that uses the resources of Windows Live Search driven by a Silverlight top layer. The result is a search experience unlike anything you’ve seen before. Tafiti (which is the Swahili word for “do research”) uses a desktop metaphor to search across media types…


Expression Blend 2 August Preview Live!

You can download the preview either through the Expression website or the Download Center . You can use it with Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 : Expression site: http://www.microsoft.com/expression/products/download.aspx?key=blend2preview Download Center: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=69540337-B619-4A47-AC27-52D8AF3A7830&displaylang=en Also available is the update for the Expression Media Encoder Preview.This update ensures templates work properly with the latest Silverlight bits: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=3A3C901C-C23D-4567-A76F-CC46CB113D1E&displaylang=en

Visual Studio 2008 Overview White Paper – Updated for the Beta 2 Release

If you’d like an overview of what you’ll find in Visual Studio 2008, you should download a copy of the following white paper, which was updated for the Beta 2 release. It is available as a Word document, PDF, or XPS. This white paper provides an overview of Visual Studio 2008 and how it delivers…