Announcing – The Muchmusic Video Awards & Silverlight

The team has been hard at work to get this surprise ready and now we can let it out of the bag! We are happy to announce that MuchMusic will broadcast the MuchMusic Video Awards online in High Definition powered by Silverlight and SmoothHD technology!!! This is one of the biggest shows in Canada (Jonas…

Great Canadian User Experiences From MIX09

I was on the road when we held our local MIX09 media event for media on March 17th, so I couldn’t be there. But the good news is that we captured all the highlights on video. Video: Great examples of Canadian UX in action Don’t have time to watch? Here’s the 30-second version: We had…


IE History Of The Net Video…"oh, that’s what InPrivate is for…”

Say what you want about IE, the product team has pulled together this really funny video about the “history of the Net”…..  I particularly like the “developer” chant.  🙂 (and for the record, you really should give IE8 a try…. it’s a whole new ballgame for us) Video: IE8 Net History There are a bunch…


In The News: User experience is the driving force of innovation: Microsoft Canada

Check out Liam Lahey’s article over at echannelline titled “User experience is the driving force of innovation: Microsoft Canada”.  This is another piece coming out of MIX09 with a Canadian focus. “With the kickoff of the MIX09 conference in Las Vegas underway, here at home Microsoft Canada took the opportunity to trot out a couple…


In The News: Microsoft releases Expression Blend 3; Canadian-based solution provider uses Expression Blend tool for Canada Post office outlet solution

Another good Canadian focused article coming out of MIX09 is in the news: Microsoft releases Expression Blend 3 – Canadian-based solution provider uses Expression Blend tool for Canada Post office outlet solution 3/19/2009 10:11:00 AM By: Maxine Cheung “During its MIX09 conference held in Las Vegas yesterday, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MFST) announced its Expression Blend…


Skydrive & Hotmail storage updates

Over on Ryan’s blog he details some news about the new 25GB storage for Skydrive (our personal storage in the cloud service) and an update on Hotmail’s storage limits (now gone!) Check it out at his post:  Did you know Skydrive is now 25 GIGABYTES of free online storage and Hotmail is now “ever growing”


Silverlight 2 Announcement

Microsoft Releases Silverlight 2, Already Reaching One in Four Consumers Worldwide Microsoft announces new rich Internet applications development and streaming media features; company outlines plans for supporting Windows, Mac and Linux tools for developing Silverlight applications.

Hey, Canadian Web Developers! Does This Sound Familiar?

John has more Techdays news over on the Canadian Developer Community Connection Blog: Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working hard on the content for the Web Developer track of Microsoft Tech•Days Canada 2008. Looking at the lighter side of this space, I took a break to come up with a few observations. "You…

From – New in IE8: Web Slices

this was announced in the keynote this morning.   First Look at IE8 Activities and WebSlices Technorati Tags: MIX08,Microsoft,Web