Windows 7 Tip: Creating A Help Toolbar

When I used to run Windows Vista, I had some commonly used CHM help files as links in my task bar.  Now in Windows 7 you can’t put CHM files into the Task bar but I found a better solution: create a Help Toolbar for all of the compiled help files that you use.  Here…


Maximum.TV Launches Spanish Language Silverlight TV Site

Maximum TV just launched an amazing Silverlight site for US-based Spanish language speakers as their prime audience.  This is an amazing ad-supported experience that uses IIS Smooth Streaming.  One thing that I really like is the live video wall that they created that uses mouse over to determine which audio to play back.  In the…


30% off Expression Web 3 and Expression Studio 3

I just wanted to pass on this limited-time deal on Expression Web and Expression Studio that’s good through January 8.  For web developers that want to preview their designs with IE6, IE7, IE8 and Firefox, both of these packages include SuperPreview. Expression Studio 3 – 30% off sale Expression Web 3 – 30% off sale…


The MySpace Developer Challenge and BizSpark

MySpace is putting some serious cash ($50,000) behind a new developer challenge announced on their developer website.  They are challenging developers to create the next great applications on the MySpace Developer Platform.  Of course, I’ve been experimenting with the platform with Silverlight (see the Silverlight Kit for MySpace) and I’m excited to see some new…