Introduction to Multitouch Development in Silverlight–Video on Channel 9

I recently published a new screencast on Channel 9 entitled “Introduction to Multitouch Development in Silverlight” at https://channel9.msdn.com/posts/Introduction-to-Multitouch-Development-in-Silverlight.  It’s a quick (5-minute) introduction to multitouch development in Silverlight.  I briefly discuss the major differences between multitouch development in Silverlight and WPF, and then demonstrate a Silverlight multitouch code sample where an "Ouch" will appear wherever…


Missed MIX?

Yes, so did I.  :)  I attended PDC this year, and my colleague Jeff Blankenburg covered MIX.  In case you’re not familiar, MIX is a conference for designers and developers focused on user experience and innovative web solutions.  If you did miss MIX, like me, you have a couple of options: 1. Watch the videos…

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Popfly Olympic Games

Whoo hoo!  I participated in the Olympic Games and won a gold medal in Synchronized Swimming!  OK, so it wasn’t the actual Olympics.  I was visiting the Microsoft Popfly website.  The team has released a series of 10 Olympic-themed games built using Popfly that you can play or embed into your own website.  In case…

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When should I use WPF vs. Silverlight?

In my role, I work with a number of large corporations, and this is a question that they ask me regularly: What is the difference between the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight, and in what scenarios does it make sense to use each?  Microsoft feels that user experience is important, and invested in multiple…

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