The Story of MyChristmasCatalog.com

‘Twas the week before the holiday season…last week, I caught-up with Ron Teblum, CEO of Catalog Enterprises Inc. and Raphael Parentes, lead graphic designer, to discuss the launch of MyChristmasCatalog.com and their innovative use of Silverlight3 and Expression Blend and to deliver a truly unique one-stop, holiday shopping destination and experience. Catalog Enterprises was one…

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NBC Winter Olympics on Silverlight

NBC and Microsoft are getting the band back together for a full Silverlight experience around the 2010 Winter Olympics. You’ll have DVR control of the video, including rewind, sharing, and saving clips. There will be a Facebook Connect feature to allow you to socialize the insanity (or coolness, depending on your POV) of skiing with…

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Each month through June 2010, we’ll bring you a 90-minute Architect focused Webcast to educate on the latest trends/topics and how new technologies can align with your business needs.

Title:  An Architect’s perspective on Silverlight 3 November 24, 2009 at 11:00am – 12:30pm PST Presenter: Tim Heuer Abstract:  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…

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Silverlight 3 + Windows 7 = Browser-based Multi-Touch Game

Here is the first-ever on-line game that combines the power of Silverlight 3 with Windows 7 Multi-Touch to give you a browser experience like never before!  If you have a Windows 7 Multi-Touch device – point your browser to http://www.playcrazycoins.com and get ready for some fun!   Be sure to read Kevin D. Wolf’s blog posts…

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Internet Explorer 8 / Silverlight 3 Presentation and Demos

  Thanks to everyone who attended the Innovation Showcase event yesterday in Ft. Lauderdale.  We certainly covered a wealth of information and went through some great demonstrations of the capabilities for each technology. To quickly recap the IE8 session, we took a look at some of the compelling new features in IE8 that can help…

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Are you Ready for some FOOTBALL- Powered by Silverlight?

Here’s a new online viewing experience for all you folks trying to watch Sunday Night Football while working on your computer…The NFL and NBC will be delivering the entire Sunday Night Football season utilizing Silverlight 3.0 and IIS7 Smooth Streaming.   The Sunday Night Football online experience will be groundbreaking, and set a new bar for…

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Innovation/Showcase on Internet Explorer 8 and Silverlight 3

Join us at Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 and Silverlight 3 Innovation Showcase where you can learn how IE8 & SL3 features deliver the best web experience for your users.  Register today to see what Innovation can do for you! During this showcase we will discuss how you can Expand your Business Reach with Internet Explorer…

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Silverlight 3 and Expression Studio 3 (RC) Released!

Yes…the wait is finally over – Silverlight 3 and Expression Studio 3 updates have been released-to-the-web (RTW)! Silverlight 3 has a bunch of new APIs and hundreds of new features in version 3 – here the major improvements: Media: GPU hardware acceleration, new codec support (H.264, AAC, MPEG-4), raw bitstream Audio/Video API, and improved logging…

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NET RIA Services: Building Data-Driven Business Applications with Microsoft Silverlight3 and Microsoft ASP.NET

Thanks to everyone who came out to hear my presentation at the South Florida Architects meeting last night. Here is a link to my presentation and the cool demos:  http://cid-e80ea9288abd4452.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/RIA%7C_Services To quickly re-cap, Microsoft .NET RIA Services (aka "Alexandria") simplifies the traditional n-tier application pattern by bringing together the ASP.NET and Silverlight platforms. RIA Services…

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