Silverlight Podcast: Expression Encoder 3

Our second Silverlight podcast features an interview with James Clarke of the Expression Encoder team. Learn about how Encoder works, screen capture and its object model. There are two versions: Enhanced AAC file for iPod: click here Standard MP3 file: click here By downloading and listening to these podcasts, you agree to our Terms of…

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Silverlight 4 Beta is Now Available

Today, at the PDC in Los Angeles, Scott Guthrie announced the availability of Silverlight 4 beta, just four months after bringing Silverlight 3 to market. With the help of several customers we showcased the new features that will enable developers to create the highest quality media and RIA applications for the Web and desktop. These…

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Silverlight Virtual Twilight Tour

In anticipation of the opening of the Twilight Saga: New Moon movie on November 20th, MSN has created a Virtual Twilight Tour. Created entirely in Silverlight 3 – from the video player to the map interface – the Tour brings Forks, La Push, Port Angeles, and Volterra right to your computer so that you can…

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Chalk Talk Sessions at PDC

Be sure to check out the Chalk Talks in the Web Platform Pavilion at PDC this week. The team is going to have a number of really great sessions in the Big Room at the Web Pavilion (located next to the Surface Lounge). Here’s the full schedule: Schedule Title Description Speaker 11/17/09 11:00am What’s New…

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Silverlight Podcast: IIS7 Media Services 3.0

Introducing the Silverlight Podcast series, which we’ll use to go deep on features and projects. In this first installment, Silverlight Senior Product Manager David Sayed and IIS Senior Program Manager Chris Knowlton talk about IIS7 Media Services 3.0, which powers Smooth Streaming. There are two versions: · An enhanced podcast, which contains images, and should…

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Mix and Blend: A Design Studio Using Silverlight

by Arturo Toledo, Sr. Product Manager, Silverlight Design Audience A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit Europe as part of the Microsoft REMIX Tour 2009. REMIX is basically the little brother (or sister) event of Microsoft MIX – our annual event in Las Vegas during which we show all of our latest…

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MSN Video is being re-launched in the U.S. as Bing Video powered by Silverlight and Smooth Streaming

We are excited to announce the re-launch of the MSN Video on www.bing.com/videos/browse. For the tens of Millions of MSN Video customers, this release delivers a vastly improved viewing experience with the help of Microsoft Silverlight. Users demand high quality video but also expect performance. They want videos to load quickly, seek fast, and playback…

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Announcing the Bing Maps Silverlight Control

Earlier today at TechEd Europe in Berlin, Germany we announced the launch of the Bing Maps Silverlight Control, the newest addition to the Bing Maps Platform. The Bing Maps Silverlight Control uses the power of Silverlight to provide a powerful and rich platform for building mapping and location-based applications. The control provides a new level…

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Announcing the new Microsoft SDK for Facebook Platform

Today, as part of our ongoing collaboration with Facebook, we released a very exciting new developer resource: the Microsoft SDK for Facebook Platform (http://www.microsoft.com/facebooksdk). This SDK combines the power of Web, client and social technologies to enable millions of developers to transform their imagination into next generation application experiences. We look forward to seeing the…

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The XXI Olympic Winter Games on NBCOlympics.com: Brought to you in Full HD With Silverlight and Smooth Streaming

In August 2008 we were proud to be part of sports history and deliver a Summer Olympics online experience for fans everywhere. In partnership with NBC, the Silverlight and MSN teams are once again delivering on our commitment to providing the highest quality online video experience with live and on-demand HD (720p) coverage of the…

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