This article shows how to work with the foundation of the Personal Web Site Starter Kit and expand upon it for your own personal use. It is rather easy to start incorporating your own features into this simple-to-use
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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.
It's all about you. Learn how to call the Windows Live Search service to create a vanity page that displays images, news articles, and websites about you.
Less than 1 hour
Software: Visual Web Developer 2005…
Reading a post by Phil Haack, I learned about a neat technology called LESS that helps reduce the amount of CSS and duplicated code you have to create. It was
originally a Ruby Gem but now has a .Net port called .Less which can be found at
It lets you do some amazing things…
During this morning’s keynote speech at the MIX09 conference, Microsoft made several announcements about updates, new releases, and enhancements to the Microsoft web technologies. Scott Guthrie came on stage to deliver a keynote speech where he talked about the new version of Silverlight 3 as well…
Microsoft has signed on to contribute to the open-source project Joomla!, a content management system for publishing to the web and intranet sites. According to a post on the Joomla! blog, Microsoft has now signed the JCA (Joomla! Contributor Agreement) and has contributed code that will be…
Given a week off of school I found the time to start designing a system that had been thought up in a school class. The idea was simple, a webapp that lets a user reach the widest possible audience by distributing messages
across many mediums. One message could be delivered to each recipient…
Adam Kinney created a fun example squishing bugs to show off Silverlight 4.0's webcam support. He created simple motion detection using a diff
calculation on multiple threads to figure out where his finger was to smooth the bugs! Here is a video showing off the project.
If you want to…
The guide takes you on your new speech-enabled adventure, as you'll learn to mix text with speech into a simple program that synthesizes XHTML transitional blog posts into the Wave format - for your iPod - using SAPI 5.3
and encodes them into the Windows Media Audio format - for your Zune -…