Silverlight 2 Book – In Russian

del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight Technorati Tags: Silverlight First of all I’d like to say a big Happy New Year to everybody reading, and in particular to my friends in Russia who have made my ‘Introducing Silverlight 2’ book a big success over there. С Новым годом! If you can read Russian, or if you’re just curious,…

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Windows Azure

In my previous post, I was thoughtstreaming Ray Ozzie’s keynote. He’s just announced the name of the Web tier operating system – Windows Azure. It’s designed for cloud computing. It’s a new service based operating environment specifically designed for the Web Architecure for SAAS. It’s critical that Windows developers can use existing skills and existing…

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Without Apps, there’d be Gaps – Blogging from PDC2008

I’m here at PDC 2008 (doing a book signing today of my ‘Introducing Silverlight 2’ book, wink wink), and will try to do some blogging / thought streams live from the keynotes. Day 1 keynote is Ray Ozzie, talking about his pre-Microsoft background. One of the things that impressed him was the fact that we…

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Meet Silverlight Authors and Anders Hejlsberg at PDC

There’s going to be some great stuff going on in the bookstore @ PDC — including some book launchings, book signings and more. In addition to me being there on Monday signing ‘Introducing Silverlight 2’, we’ll all have the privelige of being able to meet Anders Hejlsberg who will be signing copies of the C#…

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<3 your web, Vegas style, it’s MIX time again – MIX09 now open for registration…

del.icio.us Tags: MIX09,Silverlight Technorati Tags: Mix09,Silverlight It’s that wonderful time of the year again. The sun is still shining, the leaves are changing color, the Seahawks are in contention and…oh wait a minute the Seahawks probably aren’t in contention. Never mind. Anyway – Mix09 is now open for registration. It’s from March 18-20, back in…

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Ensuring that your JavaScript Silverlight applications work with Silverlight 2

Technorati Tags: Silverlight del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight   While Silverlight 2 was designed to be fully backwards compatible with Silverlight 1.0, there is a chance that you may have some JavaScript code that behaves differently than expected when your application is accessed by somebody with the Silverlight 2 runtime. There are a number of potential reasons…

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Panoramic Deep Zoom — Question of the Day — Repost

If you want to learn how to stitch diverse photos together into a panorama, and then turn it into a Deep Zoom application, it’s actually very easy, and I’ve got the full details here: http://blogs.msdn.com/webnext/archive/2008/10/18/panoramic-deep-zoom-question-of-the-day.aspx Sorry for the repeat post, there were problems with the RSS feed with the last post, hopefully this one works!

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Panoramic Deep Zoom – Question of the Day

del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight,DeepZoom,Deep Zoom Technorati Tags: Silverlight,DeepZoom,Deep Zoom   I’ve had lots of folks asking me about how some sites (such as Hard Rock) were able to stitch photos together to effectively make a panorama, which can then be deep zoomed. Think about it – say you have a 4 MegaPixel camera, you can only…

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Mac Install or Detection Failures – Question of the Day

Technorati Tags: Silverlight,Mac del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight,Mac Silverlight is suppported on the Mac as you may well know, but not on the PPC-based versions. Occasionally we get questions from folks who have Intel-based Macs, but who cannot install Silverlight, getting an error indicating that their browser/OS isnt’supported. So, for example, with the NBC Olympics site, you…

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Where can I get the Silverlight 2 Bits? – Question of the Day

del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight Technorati Tags: Silverlight So, you may have seen that we’ve finally wrapped up Silverlight 2. The details are here. There’s a lot of good stuff in that announcement, and I’ll get to them in tomorrows post. But first, where are the bits? They’re coming. Soon. Honest. You should see the runtime bits…

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