MIX 09 Special Offer Discount

It’s the holiday season – time for family and friends, good cheer, and PRESENTS!  Plus, we also understand that budgets are tight these days, so in the spirit of the holiday season, we’re offering discount MIX09 conference passes at $795 USD (that’s over 40% off the full price) to the first 200 people to register. …


Security Update for Internet Explorer 7

Following a recent security alert (KB960714), we’ve just released a security hotfix. If you are using Internet Explorer 6 or 7, you can get the update through Windows Update. IE (as any other software in the world ) had a few security issues in his lifecycle. Interestingly enough IE seems to be one of the…


[ITA] WPC Tech Days Italy – Le mie sessioni

Message for English readers: this post is about the event I will participate to next week in Italy. All sessions are in Italian… La settimana prossima partecipero’ con grande piacere ai Microsoft Tech Days WPC 2008 in Italia. Per coloro che verranno, ecco di cosa parlero’: DEV327  – Road to ASP.NET 4 Le novita’ di…


Fiddler and localhost

I would like to share a really useful trick if you need to use Fiddler with a website running on the localhost (i.e. ASP.NET Developer Server or Cassini). Fiddler will not recognize your address in this form… …but it will work if you replace “localhost” with “ipv4.fiddler”!   More info: http://www.fiddlertool.com/Fiddler/help/hookup.asp Technorati Tags: ASP.Net,Fiddler


Tech ED EMEA 2008 Barcelona

After MIX and PDC…this time I have the pleasure to give a couple of presentations at TechED EMEA in Barcelona. MBL308 – Microsoft Silverlight 2 for Mobile: Developing for Mobile Devices Tuesday, November 11, 17:00 (Room 113) In this session, filled with some very cool demos, you will not only learn how to extend your…


Silverlight for mobile v2 announced at PDC 2008

Amit and myself announced yesterday Silverlight for mobile v2 here at PDC. The video is already available (in less then 24 hours!) at: https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/PC10/ Using this framework (managed code, XAML, and most of the Silverlight features!), you will be able to create exciting and compelling user interface that can work seamlessly on several devices with…


Microsoft Expression Newsletter

Interested in creating rich desktop and Internet applications? If the answer is YES, you should probably consider to subscribe to our Expression Newsletter… In the September issue you will find (among the other great stuff) an article about Building Mobile User Experience: “ Mobile design is a field that is changing rapidly and unexpectedly. The…


PDC 2008 and Silverlight for Mobile

37 days left to the start of PDC 2008 in Los Angeles. Lot of sessions abstract have been announced, tons of questions have been answered by The Brain, thousand of fans already joined the social group on Facebook… Get ready for the most exciting (IMHO) conference of the year, where we will finally share more…


Bacardi and Silverlight

No, it’s not the name of a new cocktail we serve in Microsoft campus… I’d like to share here another really amazing Silverlight app I had the pleasure to work on recently with Graphico, an exciting design agency. Bacardi La Fiesta is set to be the biggest end of summer party in London, featuring all…