Sanjay Parthasarathy and Ben Riga - Healthcare demo of Windows Presentation Foundation (AKA Avalon)
Avg Rating: 4(1)Cool demo of the Windows Presentation Foundation that Ben Riga gave to a user group recently.
Arik Cohen - Talking about Windows Presentation Foundation (aka Avalon)
Avg Rating: 3(1)Arik Cohen, lead program manager on the Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly known as Avalon) is one of the guys who'll be demonstrating the WPF stuff at the PDC next month. Here's a rare time when Robert Scoble did an interview in front of the camera, Beth Goza was behind the…
Mike Swanson - Adobe Illustrator to XAML converter
Avg Rating: 3(1)Mike Swanson wanted to use XAML and the new Avalon, but was having trouble getting his Adobe Illustrator files ported over so he wrote his own converter.This thing is awesome for graphic designers who want to work with developers on UI's!Anyway, he's releasing it as a free download (he wrote this on…
Simon Guest - Mainframe Interop with Avalon
Avg Rating: 3(1)Karsten Januszewski and Robert Scoble heard that Simon Guest had built an app, using Microsoft's new Avalon technology, that works with mainframes. Hmmm, a shiny frontend for a mainframe app? Well, there's more to it, as Simon tells us.
Chris Anderson - Talking shop about Avalon
Avg Rating: 5(2)Recently, Charles cornered Chris Anderson, an Avalon Architect and champion blogger/demo king, in a room, threw him a dry erase marker and asked him to briefly describe the architecture of Avalon. You know, the building blocks of this super cool technology. Of course, Chris always jumps…
Karsten Januszewski - Home video of Avalon presentation at Flash Forward conference
Avg Rating: 5(2)Karsten Januszewski, technical evangelist, presented recently at the Macromedia Flashforward conference. "What is a Microsoft technical evangelist doing at a design conference?" Well, he showed off a ton of demos of Avalon that we thought you'd like to see. The whole talk is…
Pablo Fernicola (and others) - An hour with the Avalon Team
Avg Rating: 4(1)Karsten Januszewski, developer evangelist, took us over to meet with the Avalon team. Pablo Fernicola, group program manager (guy who runs the Avalon team), Arik Cohen, lead program manager, and Rob Relyea, lead program manager on the XAML team, talk about the four-year development of…
Daniel Lehenbauer - Demo of Avalon 3D
Avg Rating: 3(1)Daniel is a software design engineer on the Avalon team and he's responsible for the 3D features of Avalon. Here he gives us a demo of Avalon 3D. Really cool stuff. Originally designed to only run on the next version of Windows, code-named Longhorn, Avalon is now supported on Windows XP and…
Joe Marini - Why I love XAML
Avg Rating: 3.5(2)Joe Marini is a program manager here at Microsoft working on a technology that'll run on Longhorn. Here he talks about XAML, the new declarative programming language for Longhorn. He's built some cool demos (Chris Sells, check it out!) that demonstrates the power of a declarative markup language…
Chris Anderson - Why release Longhorn/Avalon so early?
Avg Rating: 3(1)Longhorn is at least two years away from shipping, so why would Microsoft release a preview of Longhorn so early? What advice would he have for developers who want to try out the previews released at WinHec or the PDC?