Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight v2.0 (PRISM)

PRISM v2.0 just released! – What is PRISM?                  The Microsoft Patterns & Practices group has released updated Composite Client Application Guidance that is designed to help you more easily build modular Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight client line of business applications. These types of applications typically feature multiple screens, rich, flexible user interaction and…

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Silver GPS – Complete demo code and Updated Silverlight Project

Hey Silver GPS fans: I just uploaded the entire demo code from my Silver GPS session here: The Silverlight project was updated to work with the production release bits of Silverlight2 Abstract: How to create an end-to-end Mobile GPS tracking application using the .NET Compact Framework, WCF, LINQ, Silverlight, Deep Zoom, and Virtual Earth.  Inspired…

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Announcing the Fall 2008 MSDN Tiki Hut Road Show Series

http://www.dotnettikihut.com That’s right – the MSDN Tiki Hut Road Show is back for the Fall 2008 tour – and ready to unleash some cool technical presentations, demos, and code samples with a tour all over the great State of Florida.  And since we’re in Florida – why not do it in Florida Style? Wear your…

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Silver GPS – Part 1

Ok, here is part 1 of a multi-part installment to cover the Silver GPS application.  I thought we would start by examining the “Big Picture” below. This first segment will focus on the Mobile GPS Tracker client – which includes the ability to capture GPS data and store it locally on the device in a…

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SilverGPS – Background

One of my inspirations for putting together this sample application was being part of an interesting case study that was recently published on Microsoft.com about how a large global security company was using mobile applications built on the Microsoft platform to gain a technical advantage in a very competitive marketplace.  They also had a unique…

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Track the Olympics Race for the Gold with Silverlight

Check-out this Uber-Cool Olympic Tracker Silverlight2 application by ComponentOne at: http://demo.componentone.com/Silverlight/OlympicTracker You can track the medals by Geography: Or Track them by Country: Or Track them by Country & Medals: Technorati Tags: Silverlight2

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Silverlight 2 Beta 2 Announced at Tech*Ed 2008

I’m sitting here at the Tech*Ed 2008 keynote  – a mere 100 feet from Bill G – when Soma Somasegar announced that the Silverlight Beta 2 will ship later this week – with a commercial production go-live license. Here’s a quick re-cap of the Silverlight 2 Beta 2 features UI Framework: Beta 2 includes improvements…

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Shawn-Bot-2.0

So, once I found out that our esteemed Orlando .NET User Group leader was moving to Dallas, TX, we had to come up with some sort of Silverlight2 tribute to all his great .NET code camp presentations on robotics…and so the Shawn-Bot-2.0 was born…note how the personality profile property setting triggers the robot to check…

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Silverlight2 Presentation, Resources, and Rehab…

THANKS! to everybody who came out for my Silverlight2 Talks last week at the Space Coast .NET User group in scenic Melbourne, Florida (http://scdnug.org) and also the Orlando .NET User Group (http://www.onetug.org) in beautiful downtown Orlando. As promised, here is a link to my slide deck: http://cid-e80ea9288abd4452.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/Silverlight2 This is a fairly comprehensive deck (@170 slides)…

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