Marking the first release
enabling businesses to use Photosynth, NASA has launched two Photosynths today, the International Space Station and the new
Mars Science Laboratory. For more information the Photosynth team has released a video about the Virtual…
This week we chat with Tim Huckaby about Microsoft Silverlight, Rich Internet Application (RIA), Windows Phone and Touch Interfaces. As the CEO of InterKnowlogy and a Microsoft expert, Tim has helped audiences explore what’s compelling and cool about the tools and technologies that developers need…
In accordance with Facebook announcing
their new Open Stream API, Microsoft previewed a WPF and Silverlight applications visualizing
the freshly made available data. Rafe Needleman captured a good video of the
Silverlight and WPF Facebook Open Stream API demos.
Rafe Kemmis picked up an old familiar book called
Flash Math Creativity and has decided to exercise his animation skills by rewriting them in Silverlight. I look forward to seeing
his results from some of the more complex examples in the book.
a bona fide Silverlight Wizard, must have had a great talk at the Reston DevDinner, based on the Silverlight
3 Links he posted. If you haven't taken the time to look at Silverlight 3 yet, this is a fun way to start.
At the WEB09 conference, a challenge was issued to both Adobe and Microsoft speakers at the event: What can you build in 2 hours using your tools of choice? Nigel
Parker has the full story including video.
The goal of the Starter Kit is to make it easier for designers and developers to use the APIs very easily. Design-time data is included as well to help build the experience in Blend or Visual Studio. Michael Scherotter has posted the
full details behind the New York Times…
The ServerQuest Contest Gallery has opened to display the 16 finalists in the Silverlight Game building contest. There is a variety of games for the panel of judges
to choose from. I haven't tried them all yet, but I did get stuck on the Boss Launch game for…
Shawn Wildermuth takes time out to remember the little features in Silverlight 3. Everyone talks about Pixel Shaders and RIA Services,
but who remembers to talk about the simple but important CaretBrush?
I have an Icon fetish that is disturbingly wrong. In that I collect them, horde them and will happily spend Microsoft's good hard earned money on as many of them as I can find - if allowed. Yet, what makes Icon's so special? in that why do they enhance an applications user interface to the point…