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…


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…


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…


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…


XAML PowerToys for Silverlight

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


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…


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!


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…