Our friends at CDNetworks announced their adoption of Smooth Streaming last week. And now they’ve have made a very cool new Smooth Streaming demo site: http://www.nextcdn.com/Silverlight.htm. It builds on the SmoothHD and IIS.net demos with a very nice GUI, and an awesome use of some of…
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.
Jason Olson is a programming language evangelist in addition to his duties as a managed (.NET) tools evangelist. You know him from
C9. He's a long time Niner and has always been passionate about languages. I've known Jason for a long time and it's great to see him take his passionate intelligence…
I just came across a good-looking RSS reader application for Windows Mobile phones called iBrowz. Within this application, feeds are grouped into categories (Tech, Finance, Gaming, Sports, News, etc.) and each category has its own colorful icon associated with it. To read your feeds, you first tap…
Are you getting sucked into tracking the Swine Flu news? Are you itching to watch the virus (pandemic?)’s spread at every turn? If so, then check out this new collection on Live Search Maps that highlights the reported cases – both confirmed and unconfirmed – and the routes those folks traveled…
Ever see a website with some amazing effects but no clue how they got them? Chances are they used a framework like jQuery. Glimmer is a WPF-based Windows application that allows you to easily create interactive elements on your web pages by harnessing
the power of the jQuery library. Without…
It’s rare that a developer doesn’t need some familiarity with the database his or her applications are targeting, so this session (divided in to five parts) provides a bit of insight into features of SQL Server 2008 (and 2005) that they should be aware
of when building .NET applications. The…
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.
The first stop on the
WPF for LOB Tour was Los Angeles and the event happened last week to standing room only crowd. Jaime Rodriguez has posted the training
content for your educational benefit. And Karl Shifflett is looking forward to the next stop: London, UK on May 15.