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Go to MIX07 for free!

Bill Evjens Blog, May 30, 2007
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Well, really it already happened. For those that missed it though, Microsoft has just released the entire conference for free online. You will need to install Silverlight to view all the sessions. Out...

The new Silverlight media player

the telerik blogs, May 29, 2007
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I just checked our brand new still unpublished Silverlight media player control and I have to say that I'm really amazed!!! Just check this:Isn't it cool? :-)Common guys post some more info/demos on t...

Swinging In Silverlight

K. Scott Allen, May 29, 2007
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I decided to catch up with the latest Silverlight release. With the WPF/E release last year I dabbled with Conway's Game Of Life, but instead of porting old code I decided to try something new. During...

Silverlight Streaming

Wallace B. McClure, May 27, 2007
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You may or may not have heard of a new service from Microsoft called Silverlight Streaming.  Its an interesting service with the ability to stream video through the Silverlight media control.&nbs...

Introduction to XAML Part 1

ASP.NET Daily Articles, May 27, 2007
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You are coding in .NET and have basic knowledge of XML. You heard about that Windows Presentation Foundation (a.k.a WPF) and everyone says its so cool. Now you want to know more, so lets get started!...

SilverLight Introduction

The Code Project Latest Articles, May 27, 2007
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Tinkering with SilverLight to get a 3D scene rendered in Browser....

Search engine optimization for Silverlight and Ajax

Brad Abrams, May 25, 2007
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Check out your referral logs.. notice a pattern?  If your logs are like mine, a HUGE percentage of your hits are coming through a search engine (Google, Yahoo, MSN)...  Here is 3 minutes wor...

PopFly and Facebook

Somasegars WebLog, May 25, 2007
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Today we saw another great use of Silverlight and Popfly with Facebook.    Our partnership with Facebook provides developers with access to the Facebook data using products such as Popfly a...

Facebook F8 Event Photos

Dan Fernandezs Blog, May 25, 2007
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  Mark Zuckerberg kicking things off   Some insane stats, 12MM people return daily, 24+ million users, 40 billion page views Facebook provides you a Canvas that you can do anything with i...

Microsoft + Facebook Partnership

Dan Fernandezs Blog, May 24, 2007
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  Today at Facebook F8, Corporate Vice President Dan'l Lewin announced a new partnership between Microsoft and Facebook.   Popfly Facebook Block: Available immediately, we've added the Fac...

Silverlight Slot Machine

Hannes Preishuber, May 23, 2007
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 I have build in several hours following small slot machine.     I have written a story board by hand and used Blend, SDK, Orcas and MSDN to build it. There are ~1000 lines of XAML and ...

View Silverlight Source

Andreas Kraus: C#, ASP.NET, SEO, May 22, 2007
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Now this is great, I found a Reflector Tool for .NET Silverlight sites on Ernie Booth’s Blog. It acts as a plugin for the well known Reflector of Lutz Roeder.You just have to fill in the URL and get t...

DevTeach conference

Laurent Duveau, May 22, 2007
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DevTeach 2007 is over, it was great as I had the chance to hear some very good speakers :Markus Egger, Claudio Lassala, Julia Lerman, Yair Alan Griver, Ted Neward. If you did not attendee, 2 reporters...

You Can "Go Ahead" and Drop the Filler Words

WebLog of Ken Cox [MVP], May 21, 2007
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I really appreciate the recorded presentations on ASP.NET AJAX and Silverlight from Microsoft. However, the latest "beat pause" phrase by MS speakers is getting on my nerves. A single verb isn't suf...

Integrate YouTube videos in Silverlight? Fuggedaboudit

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., May 21, 2007
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While I had taken some baby steps with using the mediaElement inSilverlight (eg playing one of the wmv videos included in the sample videos in Vista) I had not investigated much further even though I...

A blackfly in my chardonnay

Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11 : ASP.NET, May 21, 2007
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Apart from the fact that line isn't really "Ironic" (I really don't think), it's been in my head lately. You see, I managed to snag a Popfly invitation, so I've been trying to create a cute/hot/what...

All About Silverlight - Shawn Wildermuth

Federal Developer Weblog, May 21, 2007
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Scott Lock informed me that Shawn Wildermuth is presenting  2 hour "All About Silverlight" session for the Capital Area .NET Users Group tomorrow.  Definitely worth checking out!  Det...

Sierpinski Triangle - An Introduction into Silverlight by Example

The Code Project Latest Articles, May 20, 2007
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An Introduction into Silverlight by Example...

Microsoft PopFly

Softwaremaker, May 20, 2007
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I had talked about Yahoo! Pipes here. It didnt take long (well, maybe longer than some of us would like ..) before MSFT Corp came up with something even better ... AND I mean real better with Si...

Silverlight Reflector

Glavs Blog, May 20, 2007
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Just found a nice Silverlight tool by Ernie Booth to aid in my learning process. A plug in for Reflector that allows you to view Silverlight code (Javascript or Managed). Found via Mike Harsh’...

Looking Under the Hood of Silverlight 1.1 Apps

WebLog of Ken Cox [MVP], May 19, 2007
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I'm still getting my head around the alpha of Silverlight 1.1. The more I see, the more I think this is going to be huge. One of the best ways to come to grips with new technology is to look under the...

Exploting Silverlight with PopFly

Brad Abrams, May 19, 2007
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One of the reasons I love working in the developer platform space is that I get to see the amazing soutions poeple build with our product.  I am very impressed with what the Popfly team has bee...

Connecting With PopFly...

MrDaves (David Yack) Blog!, May 19, 2007
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Microsoft just released an alpha site for building mashups (I still hate that term!) It's a cool tool that allows you to drag , drop and connect Gadgets, web pages, and applications. If you have 15 mi...

PopFly - A tool for non-developers

The Visual Basic Team, May 19, 2007
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Im giddy. Today we announced the Popfly Alpha this means that your grandma might be able create a web widget. I know that many, many Visual Basic programmers love the idea of bringing programming to ...


Nigel Parkers Outside Line, May 18, 2007
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  One of the things that always interests me is the number of people that are building things for the web that aren't in the IT industry. I liken this to when I was a young kid writing games for ...

Popfly - Building Mash-ups, Blocks, Pages in a Fun Community

HumanCompiler - Erik Porter (MS MVP) Blog, May 18, 2007
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I've been following Popfly for a long time.  It's come a long way (and 2 code names) to where it is today and it's good stuff!  They have a cool editor in Silverlight for connecting blo...

Lazy Friday Thoughts on Addictive Technology

Brendan Tompkins, May 18, 2007
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There's something in me that's generally skeptical about new technology. Recently I've been trying to understand why I'm slightly under-whelmed by Silverlight.   On the face...


Somasegars WebLog, May 18, 2007
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Over the years, the number of people who create some form of software has continued to increase.  Along with this, our focus at Microsoft has also changed to cater to the growing needs.  To...

Demo code for Mix07 talk: Silverlight: Creating and Delivering Amazing Video Experiences on the Web

Brad Abrams, May 18, 2007
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FYI -- I just posted the demo code for my Mix07 talk... It uses VS Orcas Beta1, Silverlight 1.0 Beta and the ASP.NET "Futures" .  I'd love to have feedback and comments! [2...

An Introduction to Microsoft Silverlight - Part 2 Features, May 17, 2007
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The second installment in our introduction to Microsoft Silverlight walks you through installing the development tools and creating your very first Silverlight Web page.Visit our new .NET 2.0 section!...

Tip/Trick: Supporting Full Screen Mode with Silverlight

ScottGus Blog, May 17, 2007
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One of the nice features that Silverlight supports is the ability to go "full screen" and effectively take over the entire screen of a computer (hiding everything else from sight - including the br...

My first Silverlight Video... Composed... Transcoded... Uploaded and Embedded... All in 5 minutes!

Nigel Parkers Outside Line, May 17, 2007
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I downloaded and installed Roxio Buzz this morning. Now I was impressed how quickly it allowed me to get a slideshow built and uploaded to the silverlight streaming service. I opened the ap dragged i...

Silverlight: Microsoft Set to Mix It Up in RIA Delivery

DevX: .NET Feed, May 16, 2007
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Microsoft MIX '07 offers a glittery, Las Vegas preview of a complete family of tools, frameworks, and services for the design, development, and deployment of media-rich applications....

ASP.NET Podcast Show #92 - Silverlight and Managed JavaScript

ASP.NET Podcast, May 16, 2007
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Subscribe - What everyone wants (besides more Wally). Download. View in Flash. Show Notes: Silverlight .NET 1.1 Alpha. Debugging. Running in VS.NET Orcas Beta1 Managed JavaScript....

FIXED. Using Silverlight WON'T cost us well over $25 000 a month more than Flash

Karl Seguin [MVP], May 15, 2007
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UPDATE: Looks like this a planned feature for an upcoming release...good enough for me.  Seeing as I work for a leading advergaming / casual gaming company, you'd think I'd have a lot to ...

Using Silverlight would cost us well over $25 000 a month more than Flash (and would be slower to load)

Karl Seguin [MVP], May 15, 2007
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Seeing as I work for a leading advergaming / casual gaming company, you'd think I'd have a lot to say about Silverlight. And I do, but  I unfortunately can't speak about most of it. I...

Super Duper Meetup, Terabyte, Firefox and Silverlight

Nigel Parkers Outside Line, May 15, 2007
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After a great Auckland Web Meetup last week John Ballinger has invited me to present at the next one on Silverlight on Thursday June 14th. I will again be presenting alongside Robert O'...

So when will start using Silverlight?

Nigel Parkers Outside Line, May 13, 2007
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When talking to people about Silverlight over the last week the #1 question I kept getting was.... "So when will start using Silverlight?" Well if you go to this m...

XAML control listing

Wallace B. McClure, May 13, 2007
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As I have been reading and trying to understand the silverlight 1.1 alpha.  Given the similarities between silverlight design and XAML, I've been looking for a list of xaml controls.  We...

Silverlight first steps: Getting started with a simple analog clock

ASP.NET Daily Articles, May 12, 2007
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This is an introductory article on how to build a simple Silverlight web application that represents an analog clock....

Silverlight 1.1 samples

Laurent Duveau, May 11, 2007
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Silverlight 1.1 has just shipped (as alpha status) but there are already some samples available !! Lutz roeder, the guy who wrote the world famous Reflector, made 3 projects with Silverlight...

An Introduction to Microsoft Silverlight Features, May 11, 2007
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The first part of our introduction to Microsoft Silverlight explains what Silverlight is, how to get it, and shows some sample usage scenarios.Visit our new .NET 2.0 section!...

Silverlight 1.1 Developer Reference Poster

Matt Powell, May 10, 2007
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I had the opportunity during Mix07 to hand out posters that map out the capabilities and classes that are available in Silverlight 1.1.  They were pretty popular so I think I handed out about 120...

Web 2.0 - You need to jump on the bandwagon

Jason N. Gaylords Blog, May 10, 2007
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With Web 2.0 getting more and more publicity, you need to jump on the web 2.0 bandwagon now. AJAX and Silverlight can help you. I came across a posting on called the Web 2.0 Rap (by Phill...

WEBCAST FOLLOW UP: Introduction to Microsoft Silverlight

Federal Developer Weblog, May 10, 2007
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Thanks to everyone who attended!  Here's the deck.  You can get to my demo code from here and my Virtual Earth code from here....

MIX07 I wish I was there

Laurent Duveau, May 5, 2007
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MIX07 conference is now over and I realize that if I should attend only one this year it should have been this one... they made huge announcements :Silverlight 1.0 Beta with Go Live Silverlight 1.1 A...

Concerns about Silverlight, ActiveXObject, and Corporate Acceptance

WebLog of Ken Cox [MVP], May 4, 2007
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I'm really excited about the potential found in Silverlight 1.1. The ability to create rich, browser-embedded applications using .NET languages is very appealing. I mentioned to a control vendor t...