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This Week on C9: Live from MIX09 - Silverlight 3, IE 8, SuperPreview and SketchFlow

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Dan, Brian and special guest Clint Rutkus talk about special things at MIX09, including:

- Recap of all the announcements at MIX from Tim Sneath's blog
Silverlight 3 Beta released
- Tim Heuer's guide to Silverlight 3 features
- Silverlight 3 out-of-browser experience, plus more details on how updates work from Tim Heuer's blog
- Charles Torre interviews Scott Guthrie on Silverlight 3
- Steve Clayton - YouTube using Silverlight for March Madness, via GigaOm
- Tim Sneath - Winter Olympics using Silverlight
- Nishant Kothary interviews Erik Saltwell on Expression Web SuperPreview
Internet Explorer 8 RTM now available
ASP.NET MVC 1.0 RTM - Adam Kinney interviews Phil Haack on ASP.NET MVC
- Christian Schormann - Expression Blend 3: SketchFlow
- Clint's pick of the week: Twitter integration @ MIX09 including Ask the Gu Q&A and the Twitter Live Stream
- Dan's pick of the week: Most under-reported BIG story at MIX is that Windows Azure will support PHP.
- Brian's pick of the week: All MIX09 Sessions streamed for free
- Behind the Scenes: How Scott Gu prepares for a keynote


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  • Maxmaxzuck Spaceman Spiff!
    Gotta say... this is the best "looking" I have ever seen the show... my compliments to the ad-hoc studio/camerawork.

    (I assume this was Fillo, in which case, kudos Fillo!)
  • That's what I was thinking too. Maybe they should keep the couch.
  • Christian Liensbergerlittleguru <3 Seattle

    ..., Kilo, Mega, Giga, Tera, Peta, Exa, Zetta, Yotta - I'm waiting for 1 YottaByte Big Smile

  • rhmrhm
    Love the Scott Guthrie mockumentary. The myth, the legend escalates!

    Where can it go from here? I want to see a whole Spinal Tap type movie Smiley
  • Dan FernandezDan
    Yeah, Nic set everything up including cameras, lights, etc and we had an external editor (Cary Lin) doing the editing of the show.
  • Dan FernandezDan
    Filming that was a blast and kudos to Tina for pulling it off on a small budget in a tiny amount of time. As for future videos, I'm sure we can think of some more fun ones. We have some outtakes from this one that I still need to upload for C9 which should be pretty funny too Smiley
  • I get a feeling that Microsoft are turning the Gu into .NET mascot. That is cool. Duke (the Java mascot) should be warried. Soon MS will be selling The Gu action figures. BTW where can I get a "What Would Scott Gu Do?" T-shirt?
  • Ian WalkerIan2 In geeks we trust ...

    I'm out a bit out of touch but isn't the Duke, John Wayne?

  • Dan FernandezDan

    Hmm, I don't know about mascot, but he's certainly popular Smiley

    To your question on shirts, the "What would Scott Gu do?" shirts were special order for the intro video and I have the only one (since I was a Gu-Pee (A ScottGu groupie = Gu-Pee). I told Scott we can go 50/50 on the profits from t-shirt sales Wink

  • Duke is the Java mascot ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wave.svg ).

    It seems like Scott Gu is becoming more popular than Ballmer himself and that "Developers! Developers! Developers! Developers!" is hard to beat.
  • bjd223bjd223 Fix more computers than I break
    Isn't it Giga < Tera < Peta < Exa?

    Cool video guys. Keept it up, this is one of my favorite shows here on channel 9.
  • BasBas It finds lightbulbs.
    Nice show, guys. Silverlight 3 sounds huge.. I suppose I should finally get to learning it. If only there was an Expression Express suite like with Visual Studio.

    Also, Scott Gu is the man. When you give a session and people are not only standing in the aisles, but also outside the room holding up their cellphones to just record it over the crowd, you know that you've got something to say.
  • Wow you guys are right - the set does look awesome - I got sick after MIX and this is the first time I've had a chance to watch it myself. Smiley

    Would have kept the couch but with the new baggage regulations Delta wanted $25 to check it... d'oh.

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