Tag Archives: ASP.Net

The Full Stack – Part 2 – Starting the Windows Phone Client

Part 2 of the full stack video series with Jon Galloway

Posted in Full Stack, iPhoneToWP7, Patterns & Skills, Tools and Utilities, WindowsPhone | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Programming C#3.0 (LINQ, VS 2008, .NET 3.5)

Programming C# 3.0 (Programming) by Jesse Liberty, Donald Xie Read more about this title… I'm incredibly proud and pleased to announce the release of the fifth edition of Programming C#. C#3.0 represents a significant maturation of the C# language adding … Continue reading

Posted in z Silverlight Archives | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Silverlight In Huntsville, ALA.

I just returned from a wonderful trip to Huntsville, Alabama where I talked to the Huntsville User Group about programming Silverlight (focusing on event handling and animation, with a quick introduction to hyper video). Best line of the evening came … Continue reading

Posted in z Silverlight Archives | Tagged | Leave a comment

So Many Tools – So Little Time!

A very patient reader wrote in a couple months ago asking when to use Expression Web and when to use Silverlight. Others have written asking about the difference between Expression Web and Expression Blend, or between Silverlight 1.0 and Silverlight … Continue reading

Posted in z Silverlight Archives | Tagged | Leave a comment

Available to Present on Silverlight

I am available to talk at events world-wide (and especially nationwide) where I can talk to (ideally) a couple hundred developers about Silverlight Programming. If I can work out the timing and the details, Microsoft will cover all expenses and fees.  I … Continue reading

Posted in z Silverlight Archives | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Getting Ready For 1.1

With the release of 1.0 and the announcement in ScottGu's blog today that his team is working hard on 1.1 (and the promise of many exciting features) many developers are (it is fair to say) champing at the bit, in … Continue reading

Posted in z Silverlight Archives | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What Skills Do You Need *Before* Learning Silverlight

Shadowman (is that his real name? Is Silverlight Geek mine?), asked the following in a comment connected to a previous blog entry: "What skills should a developer have before learning Silverlight?  In other words, should someone new to Silverlight be … Continue reading

Posted in z Silverlight Archives | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Great Asynchronous Learning Experiment – Day 2

Returned to Silverlight.net and downloaded all the tools. Went to the documentation and struggled on-line for a while, but the documentation I really wanted was in the help files; specifically the overviews. Wonderful news:  the help files come with the … Continue reading

Posted in z Silverlight Archives | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The Great Asynchronous Learning Experiment – Day 1

In this diary of a learning experiment, I am taking the role of an experienced .NET programmer who knows little or nothing about Silverlight, but who wants to become proficient, first in Silverlight 1.0 and then in all subsequent versions. … Continue reading

Posted in z Silverlight Archives | Tagged , | Leave a comment