Kung Fu Silverlight at PDC 2010: Patterns and Practices with MVVM and RIA Services

Today you can watch John Papa‘s PDC 2010 session titled “Kung Fu Silverlight: Tips and Architectural Patterns and Practices.” Here is the summary of the session: Learn about the rewards of using RIA Services together with development patterns, such as the Service Providers, Single Responsibility pattern, Commanding, user Interactions, Messaging, ChildWindows, Design Time Data, Testing,…

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Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone

Building great applications, that’s the goal we all aim for. Apps that are fluid and beautiful, easy to use, robust, well architected, and above all delight our users. The release of the RTM versions of the Windows Phone Developer Tools on September the 16th provides you with the tools that when combined with your skills…

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Silverlight TV 50: The State of Silverlight with Scott Guthrie

Watch this video as John Papa sits down with Scott Guthrie, Corporate VP at Microsoft, to discuss the state of Silverlight. Scott discusses the impact of Silverlight in applications including Windows Phone 7, the history of releases, and what his favorite features are with Silverlight and Windows Phone 7. Scott talks about how Windows Phone…

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MSN Partners with Billboard to Create Interactive Music Experience

MSN Russia recently launched a Silverlight based Music channel in collaboration with world famous music and pop culture magazine, Billboard. The new site allows music lovers to read news, play tracks and watch music videos from thousands of artists. Browsing thousands of albums for reviews and music is made simple by Silverlight PivotViewer and Deep…

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DECODED: Journey through JAY-Z’s Life and Art with Bing and Silverlight

On November 16th, fans of Hip Hop Artist JAY-Z will be able to explore the inspiration behind his music and art when the life-in-lyrics book, DECODED is published. But if that’s too long to wait, they can access all the pages of DECODED exclusively, today, on Bing, the decision engine from Microsoft. Fans can compile…

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NVIDIA 3D Vision Showcase–Powered by Silverlight

You may remember that we showed the world’s first 1080p live 3D web stream last month at IBC in Amsterdam. This demo used NVIDIA’s 3D Vision system, which works with 120Hz displays and consists of active shutter glasses and an infra-red emitter. Now NVIDIA has unveiled a showcase with lots of 3D video content for…

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Light Up Your Silverlight Skills with the Global Silverlight Firestarter!

After you enjoy PDC10, continue the experience with the Silverlight Firestarter! What is the Silverlight Firestarter? –          An Event: A one day, global, live streamed and on demand event keynoted by Scott Guthrie –          Training: New self-paced labs and walk through videos –          Interactive: Got questions? Get your answers! Watch live and ask the Silverlight…

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Silverlight Media Framework Now With Windows Phone 7 Goodness

Silverlight Media Framework 2.2 is now available and includes full support for Windows Phone 7! The open source Silverlight Media Framework (SMF) enables developers to quickly deploy a robust, scalable, customizable player for IIS Smooth Streaming delivery. The SMF builds on the core functionality of the Smooth Streaming Client and adds a large number of…

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Silverlight DeepZoom Powers UNHCR Site

Microsoft has long been involved with the United Nations and one of the latest examples is a site for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) that lets you explore how they’ve brought relief to millions of refugees worldwide. Powered by Silverlight DeepZoom technology, and created by Microsoft Gold Partner Shoothill, the site brings…

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Silverlight TV Episode Featuring SketchFlow

How hard do you think it would be to increase your pitch to win ratio by 70% ? Anvil Digital, has done just that since introducing SketchFlow, a prototyping tool, to their workflow. An interactive SketchFlow prototype really helped to engage prospective clients and enable them to better understand the concepts that were being presented….

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