Have you ever tried to build a Power Point Deck and at the beginning you were really, really excited because you knew that your presentation would just mesmorize your audience but then when you actually got into it, you realized you had NO clue what you were doing. I've done that...over and over…
Marking the first release
enabling businesses to use Photosynth, NASA has launched two Photosynths today, the International Space Station and the new
Mars Science Laboratory. For more information the Photosynth team has released a video about the Virtual Earth integration.
The upcoming arrival of Windows 7 brings new opportunities for developers and their applications. Tim Sneath has posted
a Windows 7 guide covering Application Compatibility and toolkits that enable you to take advantage of new features in Windows 7 like Multi-touch, Taskbar, Sensors and more.
Eagle (Extensible Adaptable Generalized Logic Engine) is an implementation of the
Tcl scripting language for the
Common Language Runtime (CLR). It is designed to be a universal scripting solution for any CLS based language.
Joe Mistachkin, the creator of Eagle, sits down with me at Lang.NET 2009…
Novell has just released the first Moonlight 2.0 Preview, dubbed Moonlight 1.9. It adds a bunch of new Silverlight 2 features, and offers compatibility with many more sites. Near and dear to my heart, it supports Smooth Streaming. Deep Zoom is also working. The mono team has tons of info, so here’s…
The ServerQuest Contest Gallery has opened to display the 16 finalists in the Silverlight Game building contest. There is a variety of games for the panel of judges
to choose from. I haven't tried them all yet, but I did get stuck on the Boss Launch game for awhile. Into the pizza boxes, you…
Rafe Kemmis picked up an old familiar book called
Flash Math Creativity and has decided to exercise his animation skills by rewriting them in Silverlight. I look forward to seeing
his results from some of the more complex examples in the book.
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.
Not familiar with Axum? Here's a C9 interview with the Axum team to refresh your memory
(it's a domain specific language for concurrent programming, formerly known as "Maestro", developed by the Parallel Computing Platform team).
Here, Axum PM Josh Phillips walks us through building a…
Windows 7 Multi-Touch Overview video we talked about the basic multi-touch functionality in Windows 7 and a little bit about the “Good, Better, and Best” programming model. In this video, we focus on Windows 7 multi-touch programming model. Join Reed Townsend
and Ian Mendiola as they…