A gathering of posts covering what's going on in the world of the Microsoft Client Continuum. Client Technologies include Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8, WPF, Silverlight, Expression Studio, ASP.Net and Live Services.
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 Silverlight Kit.
IDV Solutions announced their
Visual Fusion product today which integrates SharePoint data with Virtual Earth and Silverlight. Other SharePoint controls are available from ComponentOne, who is offering
a DataGrid, Charts and Maps. Perpetuum Software is offering
Report Sharp Shooter which is…
Frank La Vigne demonstrates how he is using CC licensed
SVG files from Wikipedia in his Silverlight and WPF applications. To spoil the ending for you the secret ingrediant in this case is
Mike Swanson's excellent AI to XAML plug-in.
One of the first things I noticed in the new Windows 7 RC is the new collection of Wallpapers available. Plenty of grand vistas of landscape and color blends remain, but
this version includes a line of very artistic illustrations. Over on the e7 blog, the story was posted today about
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.