MIX Misc Monday

Myspace presentation: Serving up the long tail’s mp3 and other rich content at scale is an awesome task.  And by “awesome” I mean the original, “awe-inspiring” sense of the word.  Myspace is using the Concurrency and Coordination Runtime from Microsoft Robotics Studio as part of their infrastructure. Monday Announcement Round-up: Nick White has a summary of…

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MIX07 Welcome Swag

Swag found in my MIX07 Welcome Pack: 1 Silverlight / Mix07 T-Shirt (obligatory)1 copy Vista Ultimate (cool)1 copy Expression Studio (double cool!!)3 coloured “discipline” armbands to identify the like-minded at MIX (Blue=Developer, Green=Business, Yellow=Design)1 myspace.com thingamayoke1 Silverlight sticker1 Vista-branded USB key in black fuzzy box (containing Live Platform In-A-Box, Live Search Starter Applications, Live Search…

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First Irish web hoster offering ASP.NET AJAX!

I asked earlier this week if any of the web hosting companies in Ireland are offering ASP.NET AJAX as part of a dedicated or shared hosting package. Blacknight solutions are first to the gate informing me that they are ready to go! They created a standard shared hosting account for me, and I configured it…

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Web Hosters are offering ASP.NET AJAX

Brad Abrams blogged a list of web hosters offering ASP.NET AJAX (formerly “Atlas”), including one in France, and a slew of write-in hosters are included in the comments of his post. You definitely want a hoster that supports ASP.NET AJAX. Even if all you use is the UpdatePanel control for partial page updates. Hosters: Are any of…

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Express Yo'self at Designertopia with new Expression Betas

Two days of designer/developer fusion kick off today at the Designertopia conference in London. Just in time for Designertopia comes good news from the Expression design tools front: Expression Design hit Beta 1, and Expression Blend hit Beta 2.  Both downloads are available from the Expression website. Expression Blend (formerly Expression Interactive Designer) gives designers…

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