In this post I would like to share the main resources and links of my Demo Day session on June 1st. Demo day is a customer event at Microsoft Belgium where no slides are allowed. Several of the teams show off technology ranging from Office use to Windows Azure, Lync, SharePoint, Office 365, Windows Phone and much more. My objective for demo day was talk about HTML5 and what it really means, show off Internet Explorer 9 and a glimpse of IE10.
As promised to those present, all resources are here for you.
1. HTML5 and Internet Explorer 9
- W3C and the HTML5 logo: http://www.w3.org/html/logo/
- HTML5 labs and unstable specs: http://html5labs.interoperabilitybridges.com/
- Internet Explorer on MSDN: http://msdn.microsoft.com/ie
- Script Junkie: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/scriptjunkie
- Site pinning and Belgian cases
- Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 1: http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Info/Downloads/Default.html
- IE Test drive: http://ietestdrive.com
2. Demo time
- Beauty of the Web: http://www.beautyoftheweb.com/
- Geolocation demos: http://www.netlog.com and http://foursquareplayground.com/
- CSS3: http://hockeynightpulse.cbc.ca/
- Media (sound and video): http://director.bonjovi.com/ and http://www.beatkeep.net/
- Games (canvas): http://chrome.angrybirds.com/ (which you can also pin to taskbar) and http://html5.cynergysystems.com/
And just off the press: Disney’s Tron Legacy site offers a beautiful comic reading experience coming to life.
http://disneydigitalbooks.go.com/tron/. Be sure to learn more about how the site was built in this post “Behind the Scenes of Disney TRON: Legacy Digital Book Site”.
3. Tooling and resources
One of the questions was around tooling. Here’s a quick update on tooling available today.
- Visual Studio 2010 SP1 – adds HTML5 schema support
- Expression Web 4 SP1 – adds HTML5 and CSS3 support, and SuperPreview includes previewing your site on Safari on Mac over the cloud
- AI > Canvas Exporter: Adobe Illustrator to <canvas> http://visitmix.com/work/ai2canvas/
Note: If you want to read more about Demo Day experiences, Karine has a nice blog post: Demo Day @ Microsoft Belgium.
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