Virtual Developer Round Table in Reaction Grid

Are you interested in Silverlight development?  Join our virtual .NET community in Reaction Grid for a Developer Round Table.  When:  Friday, April 17 2009, 2:00 PST (5:00 EST) What happens developers get together and chat about their experiences developing on .NET.  An expert leads the conversation and brings new ideas to the table.  A great…

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MIX 09 Announcements

MIX 09 had some great announcements for web developers and we designers, I thought I’d post a summary of some of the announcements here so you can follow up on those that interest you.  This Week on Channel9 has a great re-cap where they discuss many of these announcements.  Check out their video Live from…

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Silverlight for MySpace Developer Platform

Exciting announcement from Michael’s blog about MySpace and Silverlight. “Now you can build Silverlight applications for the MySpace Developer Platform!  I have been working with MySpace for months on this initiative and now we have some exciting results: MySpace has just announced support for Silverlight on MySpace’s Open Platform.  Take a look at their new…

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What are you up to today?

I’m “working.”  Right now that means watching the Inauguration activities while doing email.  The Student Experience Blog had a nice post from Prasid about how you can experience the inauguration.  The Presidential Inaugural Committee has chosen Silverlight to power their online broadcast of the inauguration [coverage of the announcement here] so you should go out…

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XAML PowerToys for Silverlight

Tim Heuer added onto the Silverlight Conversation today by pointing out these XAML PowerToys for Silverlight 2.

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Silverlight 2 is Now Available

At the stroke of midnight, Silverlight 2 reached the internet.  Here are links to Install Silverlight 2 runtime and to Install the Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008, Expression Blend update for Silverlight 2, and Deep Zoom Composer.  Students can develop for Silverlight 2 in the following FREE ways Install Visual Studio 2008 through DreamSpark…

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Mine Sweeper in Silverlight 1.0

Mine Sweeper using Silverlight 1.0, developed by a student member of the Microsoft Facebook Group, Melih Kemal Tekin from Turkey.  Nicely done!

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Silverlight Streaming on Your Blog

I’m a beginner to webcasting, video creation, and streaming.  I spent a week in Dallas at a Silverlight training and we discussed how to start using Silverlight on your blog.  John Mullinax pointed me to a great blog entry on how to plug-in Silverlight using Expression Encoder and Silverlight Streaming.  Expression Encoder may be available at…

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