IE8 Web Slice and Silverlight (e.g. Imagine Cup)

7/21/09 – UPDATE: Added  Source Code (see bottom) With Internet Explorer 8 it’s easy to build Silverlight Web Slices; great examples of this are the OneRiot Today’s Hottest Video or MIX 09 Web Slice. But…how does it work? Let’s have a look to the “Imagine Cup Web Slice”,  just uploaded to the IE Gallery. The slice…

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Imagine Cup 2008 Memories

Imagine Cup 2008 is over. Another GREAT edition has challenged more than 100 thousands students from all over the world. This year I’ve been invited as a judge in the Software Design category; it’s hard to describe the amazing week I spent with the competitors, other judges and all the Microsoft ADEs and staff. I…

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How to be successful in the Imagine Cup (Software Design) competition?

With the Imagine Cup 2008 worldwide final in Paris coming on the way…I’ve been asked a few times recently to give some advice about "How to be successful in the Imagine Cup (Software Design invitational) competition?". I am happy to share here some Tips&Tricks that I consider helpful, given the experience I had as former…

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