ARCast.TV – IHI Shines Silverlight on Healthcare Improvement

Recently Bob Familiar had the pleasure of sitting down with Michael Iantosca, CEO of eDefine, Paul Hamnett, VP of Engineering at the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI.org), and Kerri Sweeney, Director of Development at IHI, to learn about a new Silverlight based solution they have created for the healthcare quality industry called the Improvement Map….

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Ribbit for Silverlight Released

Ribbit for Silverlight gives Silverlight developers an easy way to leverage the powerful Ribbit Voice 2.0 platform and create rich, communications-enabled online experiences. Ribbit for Silverlight is a suite of Silverlight controls that allows Silverlight developers to easily leverage the Ribbit Platform. With Ribbit for Silverlight developers can create a whole new class of Voice…

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Silverlight LOB Applications: How-To: Implement Field-level Custom Authorization

As Silverlight RIA applications more into the mainstream enterprise business applications, a need quickly arises to to ensure that your vital corporate data (like SSN’s) is protected and only downloaded and visible to authorized users.  In this blog post by Brad Abrams, he shows you how easy it is to set-up and administer using ASP.NET…

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Bing Maps Moves Forward with Silverlight Innovation

On January 19, the "Beta" tag was removed from the Silverlight version of Bing Maps – along with a couple of new features and Bing Maps Application Gallery mash-ins – like the ability to choose a custom map – like the “treasure Map” view shown above. Here’s a screenshot of the Map Apps you can…

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Silverlight Media Player: Adding Thumbnail Preview Capability

If you like the Netflix Silverlight player’s ability to show thumbnails while fast-forwarding, here’s an example that does it with The Silverlight Media Framework player and Expression Encoder: http://blogs.msdn.com/synergist/archive/2010/01/22/scrubbing-with-thumbnails-with-the-smf-player.aspx Demo: http://xmldocs.net/smf Source Code: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/SMFThumbnailScrub This project has a dependency on the Silverlight Media Framework – which can be downloaded from: http://smf.codeplex.com/ Technorati Tags: Silverlight

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ARCast.TV Special – An Architects Perspective on Silverlight 3 featuring Tim Heuer

Many .NET developers are becoming more and more interested in the Rich Internet Application development space, and in particular Silverlight. In this session we will step back from a detailed implementation technology and take a higher level look at Silverlight from the architect’s perspective.  We will discuss the types of applications where Silverlight makes sense…

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Can’t Touch This…Surface Manipulations and Inertia Sample for Microsoft Silverlight

Multitouch support in Windows 7 allows applications to blur the lines between computers and the real world. Touch-optimized applications entice users to touch the objects on the screen, drag them across the screen, rotate and resize them, and flick them across the screen by using their fingers. Multitouch requires an environment (platform and operating system,…

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Run with the Bulls in 2010 with the new MSN Silverlight Portfolio Manager

The new MSN Portfolio Manager is a tool for the future. Interactive charts are integrated with your data, along with news and transactions, while the modern new Silverlight interface lets you zoom into the details. The Portfolio Manager supports many common transaction types and includes numerous columns for creating your own custom view. Portfolio Manager…

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ARCast.TV – Real World Software + Services Architecture: The Winchester Ballistics Calculator

You’ve no doubt heard by now a lot about software plus services as an architectural concept, but how many real world examples can you say you’ve seen? On this episode of ARCast, Denny Boynton sits down with Derek Jerrel from Winchester Ammunition and Jim McPherson and Jeff Fattic from Quilogy to discuss their innovative use…

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Migrating Applications to Windows Azure

Now that Windows Azure is released, many of you will be evaluating Microsoft’s cloud platform for both new development projects as well as targeting the Azure Platform for migration of existing .NET applications. Bob Familiar recently took his music web site which was based on SQL Server 2005, ADO.NET, WCF SOAP Services and Silverlight 2…

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