Silverlight

ShareSilverlight 2 beta 1 is out and available for download. It certainly is an amazing option for developing smart and rich internet applications (RIA). To me the best part is support for .net programming in a corss-browser / cross-platform environment. It truly makes the WPF-everywhere mantra come to live. For…

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ShareThe next version of Visual Studio, Microsoft┬« Visual Studio┬« 2008, will provide an industry-leading developer experience for Windows Vista, the 2007 Microsoft Office system, and the Web. In addition, it will continue in the Microsoft tradition of development language innovation. To enable early feedback, this page provides links to prerelease…

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ShareSilverlight Streaming by Windows Live offers a free streaming and application hosting solution for delivering high-quality, cross-platform, cross-browser, media-enabled rich interactive applications (RIAs). With the ability to author content in Microsoft Expression Media Encoder and other third-party editing environments, Web designers maintain complete control of the user experience. Get it…

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ShareI spent many hours today fixing a Silverlight deployment. So I thought i should blog about my experience. So here it goes, the most important thing about deploying your Silverlight application on IIS is configuring IIS for MIME types. So if you havent done that yet your should probably read…

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ShareI have been working on Silverlight beta 1 for past couple of weeks to prepare a functional prototype (POC: Proof of concept). I just got done with it, I worked with lots of XAML and Javascript and a bit of design related stuff using ExpressionBlend 2 (May preview). It was…

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ShareI was trying to setup my Virtual PC for a sliverlight application demo. But after installing all the runtimes and SDKs and all. I figured out that i cant run it on March CTP release of Orcas . So i will proceed with downloading Orcas Beta 1.

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ShareMicrosoft is coming up with ServeLight product to target Adobe’s Flash which is said to be installed 98% of personal computers. I believe it will be an interesting technology. If Microsoft can combine vector graphics of flash with the powerful .Net framwork then it should be a really valuable offering…

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