Deep Zoom Photographs

Back in May I delivered a session titled “MIX08: A Developers Perspective” where I first showed the programmability of Deep Zoom in Silverlight 2. Off the back of those sessions I have seen a few large scale developments take place in NZ using Silverlight 2 and Deep Zoom. None of them have come to market…

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Customising IE8 to Drive Users to Your Website

I have been running IE8 as my default browser since Beta 2 was released a few months ago and I have been enjoying the experience. As many of you know already IE8 ships with a brand new standards based rendering engine that is nothing like IE7 or IE6. It is great to see some large…

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Artist in Residence Melbourne Dec 1-5

Michael Kordahi and Shane Morris are holding an Artist in Resident (AiR) in Melbourne from Dec 1-5. Michael wrote: For those unfamiliar: AiR is a program whereby a developer and designer pair get together and build something in Silverlight from scratch. It goes for 5 days where you start with some training (day 1), conceive…

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More than 200 Hours of PDC Breakout Sessions Available Now

There is a wealth of resources available at https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/ but I couldn’t find a single complete list of PDC sessions available so I created one here. Update: Mike Swanson has done one better over at http://blogs.msdn.com/mswanson/pages/PDC2008Sessions.aspx by including codes, speaker, powerpoint and code links! “Dublin” and .NET Services: Extending On-Premises Applications to the Cloud “Dublin”: Hosting…

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