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.
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.
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?
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.
announced a new site called Talking About Windows that provides a behind the scenes look at the making of Windows 7. The interviews available on the site are done with Windows engineers talking about their story. These aren't paid actors or Channel