Out making Silverlight shine!

Went to TechEd SEA 2008 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week and got interviewed by a couple of journalists. Know them for many years and was very delighted to see them. This time round they asked about Silverlight for Mobile and what it’s all about. here’s one of the news pieces that was written by…


John L Scott’s vision of Mobility and use of Silverlight

Been working with John L Scott on building a prototype application that runs on Silverlight Mobile to deliver on their vision. They see Windows Mobile as an important platform for their sales personnel and for consumers who love to look for and shop for homes. checkout the video here :  Silverlight Mobile with John L…


Build a game using Popfly!

  This is so cool! albeit a little simple. Go build your game on Silverlight now. http://www.popfly.com/gamecreator  Watch the Channel 9 video here: https://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=401969


More Silverlight for Mobile videos

(L-R: Giorgio, Me and Dale Coffing) Giorgio Sardo was one of the top presenters at MIX2008 and he delivered a session on Designing Silverlight UI for Mobile devices. Checkout his blog here : http://blogs.msdn.com/giorgio/

Silverlight Mobile at MIX08

Checkout these videos of the Silverlight mobile demos that were shown at the MIX08 keynote just this last week. MIXr  Mobile Social Networking with Silverlight 2   WeatherBug  Weather Beyond the Browser with WeatherBug


MIX08 Bits

Here are the links to download all the new stuff that we’ve announced at MIX08 today. Internet Explorer 8 – http://www.microsoft.com/ie/ie8 Silverlight 2 Beta 1 : http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/resources/installationFiles.aspx?v=2.0 Silverlight Tools Beta 1 for Visual Studio 2008 : http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=E0BAE58E-9C0B-4090-A1DB-F134D9F095FD&displaylang=en Expression Studio 2 Beta : http://www.microsoft.com/expression Watch the kick-ass Hard Rock Cafe demo with Deep Zoom technology :…


Silverlight on Windows Mobile AND Nokia :)

   Gosh, never thought that i’d ever be able to post those two logos side by side. 🙂 That’s right. After a lot of hard work, not only are we announcing that we have Silverlight on Mobile devices now, but we’re announcing that Microsoft and Nokia are working together to provide Silverlight on S60, S40…


Ice Cube on Silverlight

This is awesome! “Internet TV coming at you at UVN!” (with Silverlight). Ice Cube is the co-founder of UVNTV.com appears in this video that our UX Evangelist Michael Scherotter made when he was over at their office recently. Watch it here :     Now what we need is for them to deliver this content…


Silverlight 1.1 is now Silverlight 2.0

Cool! There are so many additional features that the Silverlight team is adding to it that instead of calling it a point release, they’re going with a major release number. (unlike the naming convention we used for WM6 :P). here’s the list of new features: WPF UI Framework: The current Silverlight Alpha release only includes…


Genesis of Microsoft PopFly

Since Microsoft PopFly was announced at MakerFaire recently, there has been a ton of posts and interest in PopFly. Even Chris Pirillo is all over it, which is pretty rare I must say. Head over to John Montgomery’s blog to read the history behind how PopFly was created. : http://blogs.msdn.com/johnmont/archive/2007/05/18/what-i-ve-been-doing-for-the-last-year.aspx here’s a quick excerpt: In…