How to Navigate the HTML5 Video Maze

I am constantly being asked by web developers how they can get started with HTML5 Video. My first question is normally: Why do you want to use it? What problem are you trying to solve? More often than not the answer comes back as: I want my video to play on mobile devices. When you…

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The Pollinator

I wrote previously about Click Suite, Auckland Museum + the ‘Hybridiser’ as part of Wonderland: The Mystery of the Orchid exhibition at Auckland Museum. This time Click Suite are at it again with The Pollinator. launched as part of the Wonderland: The Magic of the Rose exhibition. Zef describes the project on his highly acclaimed…

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Click Suite, Auckland Museum + the ‘Hybridiser’

Click Suite has a long history of awesome interactive new media projects. Their front end weapon of choice has almost exclusively been Flash. Zef Fugaz has always been one for pushing the user experience to the edge and delivered a great session at the Microsoft Expression for Art’s Sake event on User Centred Design with…

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WPF/ Silverlight Control Toolkit – Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 CTP

In today’s PDC keynote theGu announced a new control suite for Silverlight 2 and WPF. The Silverlight controls announced today don’t exist in WPF just yet but have been written in a way that can be easily ported to WPF. These releases continue to drive towards the arrowhead vision for WPF and Silverlight. photo Dru!…

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It Took Me Four Months But Here It Is – Thirty One Demos in Thirty Nine Minutes.

Four months ago I started a little project making a video out of a bunch of demos that I had been giving to different audiences over the second half of last year. I finally finished the video over the holiday break and have today got it uploaded and live online. I have updated my previous…

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As promised to many here are my links from recent presentations

UPDATE: I have finally had a chance to finish the video I have been making to showcase all this stuff so here it is… 31 demos in 39 minutes!  1. Microsoft Research Group Shot2. Sea Dragon (TED Video)3. Photosynth4. Microsoft Research HD View (Auckland, Wellington)5. Virtual Earth (Live Labs on the Map)6. Bill Buxton’s Presentation from…

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Free Training DVD’s in New Zealand

How would you like hours and hours (in fact weeks) of training and sessions on WPF, Silverlight and everything Web Related? Arturo Toledo has even given us permission to share with you the Expression Blend, Web and Silverlight Hands On Labs from MIX! One of my favourite labs is building the Expression Blend: Color Swatch that…

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Rugby Video and the Web

With the first All Black team of the year being named this afternoon I thought it was quite fitting to do a rugby post.  Last week I was working with the team from SiliconCoach in Dunedin helping test their new Rugby Sportswizard application. The application is really sweet in its approach and design, it has a bunch…

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MIX07 Your Product is a feature of the Web!

It is now Sunday the 6th of May and I want to do my MIX wrap before I return to the office on Monday morning. Well Wednesday isn’t too bad 😉 First of all I just want to say “Wow”… last year MIX put a line in the sand marking Microsoft’s strengthening commitment to the Web……

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Technical Briefing Wrap and HOLIDAY!

First of all what does it look like to talk to nearly 2000 people? Well here is a picture I found on flickr of 900 people… yup I’m in there #9 top row. Think double this and we will be just about there! It was all of you that made this event so successfull, THANKS!…

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