One of the many great new features in Windows 7 is something called Federated Search.
As we’ve mentioned before, this new type of search allows you to add “search connectors” that let you perform searches of internet-connected web sites and databases in addition to just searching your local…
6 tutorials on Web Slices
have been posted to MSDN.
"In these short lessons, you will learn how to add Web Slices to an existing Web page. You start with a Web page that contains a fictitious conference schedule, a weather report, and ticket auction for a hit Broadway musical. Initially,…
With the announcement that the
Popfly Game Creator will be shut down starting August 24th, we've published the Popfly Game Downloader, a utility to download Popfly games while the
Popfly service is still running so you can play them even after the Popfly service is shut down!
Note: This tool…
article will take you through some of the steps to creating the basics for writing games with Silverlight. This is a simple shooter style game that contains some of the building blocks for games that require abilities such as vectors, collision detection,
a game loop, movement, and keyboard…
This is a great example of how to use a WebSlice effectively. On the Web Design World site you can grab a WebSlice of the agenda, which displays just the sessions
for Day 1. Presuming that the WebSlice will then update on Day 2 to display the Day 2 sessions, my hope is that every conference…
At first when I saw this headline, I thought we'd be hunting for wooden chests and hiding from pirates. But of course this is the Explorer of the Internet holding the
$10,000 Browser contest, so instead the goal is to use IE8 to find the "Claim the Prize" button somewhere on the…
For every download of Internet Explorer 8 from the Browser for the Better site, Microsoft will donate 8 meals to
Feeding America. That's pretty cool and it reminds me of the i'm MAKING A DIFFERENCE initiative with Messenger.
eBay has released a beta of their Sidebar for IE8 which allows you to track items as well as see which auctions you've won with a drag and drop interface. You can see the
Sidebar in action in this video.
Giorgio Sardo put together a
Swine Flu Updates Web Slice which provides the latest information on the recent international concern in a handy Web
Slice format. Get
a step-by-step walkthrough on the creation of the web slice in this post on Giorgio's blog.