MIX09 recap series part3, The Microsoft Client Continuum

In  part 2 of the series, I explained the different target scenarios for Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF).  I think at MIX09, we could have emphasized a bit more strongly our Microsoft Client Continuum. We demonstrated it a lot, but maybe did not take time to explain it, or explicitly call it,  so I…

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MIX09 Recap series part2 , what about WPF

In between all the positive feedback at MIX, there was a lingering question that I read a lot on twits, blog posts, and heard at the Q&A from some sessions and I think we missed it during our planning; I felt it is one of those “we can not see the forest cause the trees…

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MIX09 recap series part 1, favorite features and announcements

I am finally caught up with my family and work stuff , so I want to share my belated recap and my lessons learned from observing and talking to people at MIX09.  Since it is a lot, I partitioned it into three posts: Part1: Anything that inspired or excited me. Part2: What we could have…

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Microsoft Client Continuum in action: The Silverlight toolkit charts, running in WPF

The Silverlight toolkit CTP released at PDC includes some new charting functionality  (Column, Bar, Pie, Line, and Scatter).    The long-term plan is for all of these controls to be ported to WPF; but inspired by Rudi’s work on porting the themes, I peeked into the task to see if the Microsoft continuum would hold for…

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