Jordan Brand Leverages Silverlight to Invigorate and Find Enthusiasts

Jordan Brand, a division of Nike, Inc., is celebrating its 25-year anniversary during NBA All-Star Weekend to take place in Dallas, TX from February 11-14. With the help of Wirestone, Jordan Brand is leveraging innovative Microsoft technology to engage consumers through rich experiences. Jordan Brand’s use of such technology enables them to creatively market their…

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Silverlight TV airs on Channel 9

The first episodes of Silverlight TV are now available on Channel 9. Go behind the scenes at Microsoft with John Papa and learn what the Silverlight product team is dreaming up next. See exclusive interviews with the Silverlight product team, watch how community leaders are using Silverlight to solve real problems, and keep up with…

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IIS Smooth Streaming Player Development Kit Beta 2 released

Today the IIS team released a Beta 2 of the IIS Smooth Streaming Player Development Kit, allowing for rich Silverlight experiences that take advantage of IIS Smooth Streaming capabilities. With this release, the IIS team has added support for Fast Forward/Rewind and Rough Cut Editing scenarios, in addition to other features. For more details, check…

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What You Wanted to Know: Top “How to” Posts of 2009

A couple of days ago we posted our 2009 Top 10 for Silverlight. One of the ways we came up with that list was by looking at traffic to this blog and which announcements received the most attention. During the process, we also discovered that many of you continue to find a lot of value…

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Free Blend Training With Silverlight Design Days

Adam Kinney, a technical evangelist here at Microsoft, will be hitting the road in a few days to commence the Silverlight Design Days tour. Dates are scheduled in Mountain View, Irvine, Chicago, Austin, New York, and London, with more international dates to be announced. The free sessions will focus on Silverlight and Expression Blend from…

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Silverlight Top 10 of 2009

2009 has come to a close… and what a year it was for the Silverlight team! From the launch of Silverlight 3 and Expression 3 in July, to the live broadcasts of major events like Wimbledon and the Michael Jackson Memorial Broadcast, to the new Silverlight 4 beta released in November, we’ve definitely helped customers…

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Silverlight Podcast: Accessibility with Silverlight

After a short break, our third Silverlight podcast is now available. This podcast features Sean Hayes of the Microsoft Accessibility Business Unit. It is about accessibility on the web, with Silverlight and the Accessible Media Project. Listen to the podcast directly from the blog using the embedded player below, or download either the Enhanced AAC…

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Catch Alicia Keys Live from the Apollo this Thursday, 1/7, 6pm PST – Powered by Microsoft Silverlight

You’re invited to watch Alicia Keys perform live this Thursday, January 7, at 6pm PST. For more information about this exclusive event, watch the video promo below. Our World Live (OWL), a music marketing and broadcasting company, is partnering with Billboard.com to bring music fans a new internet concert series. Billboardlive.com utilizes OWL’s state-of-the-art technology,…

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Help Silverlight win a 2009 Crunchie for Best Technology Achievement

Microsoft Silverlight has been nominated for a 2009 Crunchie award in the category of “Best Technology Achievement” and we need your vote! The 2009 Crunchies Awards, are co-hosted by GigaOm, VentureBeat, and TechCrunch. This annual competition and award ceremony recognizes the most compelling startups and Internet and technology innovations of the year. You are invited…

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