Additional Benefits for MSDN Subscribers – Free & Discounted Products

MSDN Subscriptions are an excellent solution people needing a full development platform (including development tools, client applications, servers, etc…). As an active MSDN Subscriber, you can take advantage of special offers from Microsoft or other companies. The list of offers below is taken at the moment of writing and will change over time. To redeem…

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Addictive Games in Silverlight 2: Shock and Chip-8 Computer Emulator

Nikola Mihaylov has an interesting blog on Silverlight, but also maintains a website containing nice stuff: Nokola. Warning: checking out the games on his website, may cause loosing precious time. Nikola must be a very nice guy, as he is also providing the source code of the games as a download. The first game is…

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Building RIAs with Silverlight 2 video

Learn how to use Microsoft Visual Studio and Expression Blend to create Silverlight 2 applications, how to create UI using XAML markup and code and how to customize the user experience to create unique experiences for your users. This session is presented by Tim Heuer from Microsoft Corp and was recorded at Mix Essentials in…

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Silverlight: Downloader and CreateFromXaml (Chopsticks Video)

Silverlight is a client-side technology that runs entirely in the browser. Getting content to the client-side as smoothly as possible really improves the user experience. Gill Cleeren created this Chopsticks video as introduction to the 2 main methods that can help you in this process: CreateFromXaml and the Downloader object. In the demo’s, he’ll be…

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Silverlight Contest for Belgian & Luxemburgers Developers

VISUG is hosting the first “European Silverlight Challenge” for Belgium and Luxembourg. There are some nice prizes for the local winners and for the the winners of the European Grand Finale, like MIX08 entry tickets, an MSDN Subscription, components and tools, etc… The contest is organised by INETA Europe together with local user groups. From…

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MSDN Evening: Light Up the Web with Microsoft Silverlight

Announcing our next MSDN Evening on 31st of October on Microsoft Silverlight in Mechelen. If you want to see an example of a website using Silverlight, check out my previous post on the Quiksilver Pro France website. MSDN Evening: Light Up the Web with Microsoft SilverlightMicrosoft® Silverlight™ is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the…

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Quiksilver Pro France Website Delivers Premium Experience with Silverlight

Last month, Quiksilver Europe launched their new website for the Quiksilver Pro France. This new website was developed in close collaboration between Microsoft and Quiksilver . It’s using brand new, state of the art technologies such as Silverlight, .NET Framework 3.5, LINQ, Windows Live ID and Windows Live Messenger Agents. As words can never replace…

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Silverlight presentations at MSDN Nuggets

The MSDN team in the UK created several MSDN Nuggets (online presentations) on Silverlight: Silverlight Streaming: Silverlight Streaming is a hosted service at http://streaming.live.com/ which provides developers and content creators the ability to host Silverlight content on… Silverlight – Linking Silverlight and ASP.NET Projects: With Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 it is possible to…

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