Microsoft Silverlight™ Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 available

Yesterday we released the Microsoft® Silverlight™ Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1. This package is an add-on for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 to provide tooling for Microsoft Silverlight 2. Enjoy!    Daniel


TUTORIAL: Calling Javascript From Silverlight 2

In this post, Jeff Blankenburg shows you how incredibly simple it is to call a Javascript function from the managed code of your Silverlight application. You will also be able to retrieve a value from that function, and return it to Silverlight. If you’re just hunting for the syntax, just jump to step #6. This…


SP1 for Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Fx 3.5 released!

Visual Studio 2008 Express Editions with Service Pack 1 (Bootstrappers) Visual Studio 2008 Express Editions with Service Pack 1 (iso) Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (Bootstrapper) Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (iso) Visual Studio  Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server Service Pack 1 .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack…


Popfly Olypmics Games!

Want to participate in the Games, but don’t have a lifetime of training behind you or a ticket to Beijing? No problem – Popfly and Silverlight can bring the games to you!  Compete for Gold against your friends and family in categories like Weight Lifting and Soccer! Try to light all 14 torches by clicking…


Goodbye Microsoft Germany

If you follow my blog you might have noticed that I haven’t written anything for quite a while. The reason behind this is that I quitted my job at Microsoft Germany and am moving to Seattle next week. I’m currently sitting in between a gazillion of packing cases with a couple of movers swirling around….


Neue MSDN Solve CodeClips online

Hi, endlich, endlich, nach einer gefühlten Ewigkeit, tut sich wieder etwas auf MSDN Solve (und auf diesem Blog aber mehr dazu in einem nächsten Blogeintrag) 🙂 Auf meiner Platte liegen ca. 150 neue CodeClips von denen bis Anfang nächsten Jahres täglich ein CodeClip veröffentlicht wird und weitere CodeClips sind in Planung. Anbei eine Übersicht über…


Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Ajax, Silverlight and Flash

Nikhil Kothari wrote an interesting article about SEO for Ajax and Silverlight Applications a year ago. SEO works perfectly well for static content but fails for RIAs (Rich Interactice Applications) where “the HTML page simply becomes a shell containing presentation and behavior, and doesn’t contain the meaningful data that needs to be indexed”. Therefore his…


Free Geotagging tool for photo enthusiasts

Well, am kind of tired so let’s make this short! What will this program do for you? Automatic geotagging of pictures where you have GPS coordinate information Interpolate geographical data to be able to tag pictures where you don’t have the exact coordinates Reverse lookup allowing you to geotag pictures using a map in case…