Going Mobile with Silverlight

For me, 2010 will remain in history as the year when Silverlight really went mobile. Sure we had seen some early experiments, but this time Microsoft went full scale: Silverlight is the platform of choice to develop applications on Windows Phone 7. The other available development platform, XNA, is privileged for games. This created an…

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Silverlight TV 53: T Minus 2 Weeks to the Silverlight Firestarter

Silverlight TV 53: In this week’s episode of SLTV, John Papa talks with Corporate Vice President, Scott Guthrie, about his upcoming keynote “Future of Silverlight Starts Now” at the Silverlight Firestarter. The Silverlight Firestarter at Microsoft Campus is only two weeks away and we’ve got an exciting lineup of events. Seats are still available but…

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Announcement : The Future of Silverlight

On December 2nd Scott Guthrie, Corporate Vice President of .Net Developer platform, will unveil the future of Silverlight in his keynote at the free Silverlight Firestarter event. The event will be streamed live from Microsoft’s Redmond HQ, kicking off a day of dedicated Silverlight content. The Silverlight Firestarter is a free, one-day event dedicated to…

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Project Crescent!

Microsoft’s SQL team just announced a new business intelligence tool built entirely on Silverlight codenamed Project “Crescent”. Project Crescent allows business users to manage data and show information in a truly innovative and exciting way, allowing people to visualize, interact and report on data using highly interactive visualizations, animations and smart querying. One of Crescent’s…

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Silverlight TV Episode: How to Deploy RIA Services for LOB Applications

Ever run into problems when deploying RIA Services for your LOB apps? Saurabh Pant of the WCF RIA Services team walks through solving common issues when deploying WCF RIA Services in real time in the latest episode of Silverlight TV with John Papa. Saurabh guides you through deploying your application to IIS7, debugging various deployment…

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PDC and Silverlight

[This blog post is from Bob Muglia, President of the Server and Tools Division at Microsoft] Last week, we held our PDC conference on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash. We also streamed it online using Silverlight (with both live and on-demand sessions). Already, more than 100,000 developers have watched the event, and the feedback…

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Silverlight at Streaming Media West 2010

As in 2009, in 2010 both IIS Smooth Streaming and Expression Encoder are Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards finalists. With votes cast by over 7,000 voters, each of these Microsoft offerings has made it to the top 3 of categories “Encoding Software under $1,000” and “Server Hardware/Software.” Join the Silverlight Team at the Streaming Media…

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