December 2008 Architect Events

The emerging technology macro-trend today is the convergence of the Web and physical worlds, often referred to as the disappearing boundaries between the on-line and off-line worlds.  This trend underscores a shift from using web browsers on personal computers as the only way to connect on-line, to a model of personal computing where seamless, consistent,…


Silverlight 1.1 is now Silverlight 2.0

The Silverlight product team has decided to rename Silverlight 1.1 to Silverlight 2.0. Check out these two blogs to find out more detail on this. Also, Microsoft will be releasing a Beta of Silverlight 2.0 in Q1 of 2008.  This Beta will support a Go-Live license that enables developers to begin building and deploying Silverlight 2.0…


Silverlight at TechEd China 2007

Silverlight has not only attracted developers and designers in the United States, but also those in China. At the Beijing event of TechEd China 2007 from Nov. 7-9, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was joined by the DPE team in China and CTO of Baidu, a leading search company in China, to share their Silverlight excitement….