Silverlight Movies (Silverlight + Live Search)

In my last post, I said I have been working on a demo project that I had to wait to till PubCon’s announcement of Live Search 2.0 API! So without further ado… here is a preview of Silverlight Movies. This is a movie showtime search driven by Windows Live Search 2.0 API. The search that…

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WUX 203: Introduction to the Silverlight Controls Framework

Sorry it took me a little longer to post everything, but here is my deck and my demo.  Please note that the demo is provided under the Microsoft Public License, and I provide it "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability…

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WUX 202: Building Rich Internet Applications Using Microsoft Silverlight 2

Thank you to all who attended my session. As promised, here is my deck and my demo.  You can also view the demo directly here. Please note that the demo is provided under the Microsoft Public License, and I provide it "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not…

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Looking forward to TechEd EMEA

I’ve never been to Barcelona, actually, I have never been to Spain! So I’m really looking forward to this trip. In addition to Spain, I’m also spending 2 days in Istanbul for an event with a set of Finance Architects. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone in Spain! Here are the sessions I’ll be giving:…

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Silverlight 2 has RTW! (a week ago)

Yes, I know. I’m a little late to the party. This past few weeks has been crazy, with Silverlight 2 RTW, PDC coming up and I’m going to TechEd EMEA, my blogging has fallen behind. 🙁 But even tho I’m a week behind, I’d like to use this time to thank everyone I’ve worked with…

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Recruiting at U of Michigan – Go Blue!

This past week, I flew back to Ann Arbor, MI to participate in recruiting event at University of Michigan, my alma mater. It’s been a lot of fun meeting the students and chatting about what it’s like being a PM in Microsoft. I hope I gave everyone there a good idea about the fun and…

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Templating the Silverlight Calendar [Jason Cooke]

<Editorial Note>I am delighted to have Jason to write this awesome blog showing everyone how to retemplate the Calendar using Silverlight Beta 2. Let us know what you think!</Editorial Note> My name is Jason Cooke. I work as tester for Silverlight’s Calendar and DatePicker controls. Kathy has asked me to write some more details about…

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A day at TechEd North America 2008

  There has been quite a few write ups on TechEd North America and I have yet to see a photoblog of it. Since PhotoBlogs are quite a hit lately, I decided to do my first photoblog on TechEd! If you didn’t make it to TechEd, hopefully this will give you a flavor of what’s its…

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WatermarkedTextBox for Silverlight 2 Beta 2

One breaking change you may have noticed between Silverlight 2 Beta 1 and Beta 2 is that WatermarkedTextBox is no longer available in the Silverlight SDK (System.Windows.Controls.Extended.dll).  We decided to remove the control because in a future version of Silverlight, we will be adding a “Watermark” property to TextBox. Given this upcoming change, it does…

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Silverlight 2 Beta 2 has shipped!

Just a few hours ago, I was doing my talk based on Silverlight 2 Beta 2 bits and one of my attendee asked about when Beta 2 will be available. I am happy to annouce that it is now available! Download the bits now on Silverlight.Net! I have also updated my controls sample for Beta…

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