Pinning Gives Your Site a Front Row Seat

When users pin your site, they visit more often, spend more time and go deeper. That means you get more site impact, like ad revenue, purchases, paid subscriptions or whatever you want your users to do more of. Start with the best parts of your site and then use pinning capabilities to grab attention and…

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Start Today Using Site-Ready HTML5 on IE10 Platform Preview 2

IE10 Platform Preview 2, the same HTML5 engine seen in the recent public “Windows 8” demos, is now available for download. With this update, IE10 continues to deliver support for site-ready HTML5 technologies as well as improving performance. With the second Platform Preview, you can start working with several site-ready HTML5 technologies for building beautiful,…

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Free Dev Tools Updated, Released for Web Site Development

Microsoft has released a set of new developer tools to help in your Web development. Scott Guthrie, Vice President in Microsoft Developer Division, announced the set of products on his blog at Announcing release of ASP.NET MVC 3, IIS Express, SQL CE 4, Web Farm Framework, Orchard, WebMatrix. The tools build on the .NET 4…

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HTML 5 Support Shown in Second Preview of Internet Explorer 9

The second preview of Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) is now available. The IE team announced the availability on the team’s blog at HTML5 and Same Markup: Second IE9 Platform Preview Available for Developers. IE9 improves IE9’s performance, support for standards, and hardware acceleration of HTML5.  We’ve also updated the test drive site with a new…

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Learn to Prototype, Design for RIA, Websites Using Expression Suite

The Expression Studio helps you design and prototype your Web and RIA applications. You can use Expression to create websites, Silverlight or WPF applications, to create graphics, and to encode your videos. You can use the same techniques to create user experience for Windows Phone 7. Developer & Designer Training Videos I’ve put together a…

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Business-Ready Silverlight 4 Ships April 15

Silverlight 4 ships April 15. Silverlight 4 is “Business Ready” with the features ISVs need to build rich Internet applications. Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating rich media applications and business applications for the Web, desktop, and phone. Based on the Microsoft .NET framework, the free Silverlight plug-in works across multiple browsers, devices…

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Discover How to Move from Flash to Silverlight

Project Rosetta site has been updated to include a new a series of Flash to Silverlight tutorials. It includes an updated API Guide with a quick reference list and a full list of recommended tools, code samples and frameworks to download. Review the: Getting Started Series with Setting up the Tools, The Beginning, Storyboard Animation,…

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Microsoft to Add New Features to jQuery JavaScript Library

At MIX10, Scott Guthrie announced Microsoft is helping to make the jQuery JavaScript Library a primary way to develop rich JavaScript based client-side internet applications. Microsoft is investing resources to contribute to the development of the jQuery JavaScript Library to help improve the development process of standards-based Web applications. Microsoft will also work to provide…

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User Experience Kit Released at SXSW

A user experience toolkit was released at at SXSW.  The Microsoft User Experience Kit is targeted at technical and creative leads who want to better understand the tools, technologies, and scenarios that span Microsoft’s User Experience ecosystem. Key topics range from “Building Immersive Multi-channel Solutions using Expression Studio” to “High fidelity and high Performing Desktop…

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Join Online for Live Keynotes, Channel 9 from MIX10

The Channel 9 crew will be broadcasting live, unscripted and 100% interactive from The Commons on Days 1 & 2 of MIX 2010 in Las Vegas. MIX10 is the premier three-day conference for web designers and developers building the world’s most innovative web sites. Not everyone can make it to MIX10 in person and bump…

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