MIX11: MED02–Introduction to Microsoft Media Platform (MMP)

  Recording, April 12, 2011, 3:30PM PST, Session: MED02, Speakers: Alex Zambelli What Changed? Players, bandwidth, standards, more demand, etc. Second Generation of Microsoft Media “Microsoft responded to changing streaming media landscape with Silverlight, IIS Media Services, PlayReady, Expression Encoder, IE9 and Windows Azure” Introducing Microsoft Media Platform “An umbrella brand for a group of…

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Free Developer Bootcamp coming to Nashville and Region

  MSDN Events Presents: For the Win: Windows 7 Development Boot Camp Web and cloud may be all the rage, but many developers are still doing hardcore client development. If you are among them, this Boot Camp is for you! In this full-day event, we will explore how to maximize your impact on the Windows…

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Silverlight Firestarter–DEC 2nd, RSVP, FREE

You’re invited to a very special event on December 2nd, 2010 Learn about the future of Silverlight from Corporate Vice President, Scott Guthrie and other experts, direct from Microsoft’s HQ. Hear about our plans for the next version of Silverlight, the latest developments as well as in-depth sessions on building applications with Silverlight. Registration is…

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Silverlight for Symbian Devices

You might think that this is a type-o, but it is not.  Microsoft has released a beta version of Silverlight, available for Nokia S60 5th Edition devices such as Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 Mini. Be sure to check out the Silverlight for Symbian Beta page for more details.

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Silverlight 4 Hits the Web Today

Been a busy week of announcements and releases at Microsoft this week – like Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 Released. Here’s another biggie: Silverlight 4 offers powerful, innovative media and business application capabilities that enable developers to deliver compelling application experiences to many screens on or off the Web, and continues to show meteoric…

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Announcements: VS 2010 and .NET 4 Availability Today, and Silverlight 4 Later This Week

REDMOND, Wash. — April 11, 2010 — Kicking off a global launch consisting of more than 150 developer-focused events, Microsoft Corp. announced the general availability of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4. The company also announced that Silverlight 4 will release to Web (RTW) later in the week. Together, these technologies simplify the entire…

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McDonalds Leverages IE8 Web Slice and Silverlight for McNuggets Village

Wow, this is a cool. McDonalds, Tribal DDB (their agency on this project), and some of my DPE teammate have built McNuggets Village. This site will host a survey for the best dipping sauce at McDonalds, as well as introduce their new Sweet Chili Sauce. I’m a BBQ sauce fan myself, but I’ve got to…

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Alicia Keys, Live from Apollo on Thursday, Powered by Silverlight

Alicia Keys fans will be able to watch a unique concert this Thursday being broadcast live from the Apollo in New York (6PM Pacific, 8PM Central). Thanks to Microsoft Silverlight, fans will be able to control the action by switching between one of five camera angles. An MSDN blog posting, which includes a promo video…

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PDC Event in Nashville featuring Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft

Mr. Ballmer is a big deal in my world, since he is THE boss. He’s coming to Nashville on January 20th and you can catch him in a couple of places. The Nashville Technology Council is having breakfast with him. And then he’s over to Vanderbilt to kick off a special event that our extended…

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Check Out My Interview on Deep Fried Bytes

Chris “Woody” Woodruff and Keith Elder host the entertaining and informative Deep Fried Bytes podcast “with a Southern flavor”. In Episode 41, Woody and Keith interview yours truly about Internet Explorer 8 (IE8). We touch on a variety of topics, and the guys made it a pleasure to participate. They have an interesting setup on…

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