Silverlight 2 is Ready!

Silverlight 2 is here.  Press release here.  Learn more about it in Singapore here.

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Singapore TechFEST 2008 – Oct 23-24

Okay, so here’s the low-down on the TechFEST event I blogged about in my previous post.  October 23-24 will mark “THE” event to be at for developers and IT professionals in Singapore.  Named TechFEST 2008, this event will feature 12 breakout sessions, free access to hands-on-labs, ask-the-expert clinics, and much more.  Each attendee will receive…

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TechFest 2008

Mark October 23-24 on your calendars.  We’ll be having Singapore’s largest developer and IT pro event named TechFest.  Details to follow soon…

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Project Rosetta

Came across this interesting site that’s aim is to help developers and designers build sites in Silverlight leveraging skills they may already have.  You can add ideas of what you’d like to see by participating in the discussion thread. http://projectrosetta.com/

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Join us at the Next Singapore Mix-It-Up Event

We’re discussing Rich Internet Applications at the upcoming Mix-It-Up event on September 25.  The first session should be quite exciting where we discuss how Microsoft and a partner company built the SingTel F1 Grid Girls site in 4 weeks time. Check it out: http://mssg.earth9.com/singapore/edm/2008/09/10/Design-it-up.html AGENDA Keynote: Microsoft and Rich Internet Applications Mix 01: Building Singtel…

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Mix-It-Up August

Another Mix-It-Up event coming up next Tuesday, August 26.  The agenda is: Developing Next Generation Websites with Microsoft Tools·  Keynote: Overview of Microsoft Tools for the Web·  Mix 01: XAML: Enabling Designer and Developer collaboration·  Mix 02: Visual Studio 2008: The Swiss Army Knife for Web                  Development Register here. Hope to see you there. …

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Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 has been officially released to manufacturing!

I’m sure most of you have heard already – but thought I’d add it here for completeness.  We’ve just released VS2008 SP1 and along with it the .NET Framework v3.5 SP1.  Some of my personal favorite highlights are: Performance increases between 20-45% for WPF-based applications – without having to change any code Improvements in the…

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SQL Server 2008 RTM’d

It’s official – SQL Server 2008 has RTM’d and is now available for MSDN subscribers.  I guess that means Yizhe (our MIC Specialist) should be very happy.  

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PDC 2008

PDC is up and coming – in fact, registration opens tomorrow.  I’m pretty excited and hope to attend myself. http://www.microsoftpdc.com/

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