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HVP Core Scaffolding and Updated News

  This article is part of the Mini-Tutorial Series This article is part of the Silverlight HVP Documentation   The State of the Silverlight HVP Project   LeanKit Kanban has licensed us under their Open Source provisions, and has gone … Continue reading

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Extending the SMF for the HVP

In a radical and terrifying experiment, I’m going to document what happens when I try to extend the Silverlight Media Framework (SMF) for the Silverlight HyperVideo Player as I do it. This article is part of the Mini-Tutorial Series This article … Continue reading

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Contributing to the SL HVP

[ Update:  Latest information on contributing now in the Silverlight HVP CodePlex documentation.] Help Wanted: Project Management The project would benefit tremendously by having someone in addition to me managing and coordinating the contributors, the trunk and branches of the source … Continue reading

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Best SF Books of All Time

Someone just asked me my favorite SF books, and while creating such a list is almost absurd, nonetheless, it being the end of the year, here’s my top 10:

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Project Turing: Beginning RIA Services

Reposted with VB.Net code From Database to DataGrid The next step in Project Turing is to create a first iteration of the Silverlight application that will retrieve data from our database.  Using our technology of choice: the Data Entity Framework … Continue reading

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Geek Profiles – Scott Guthrie

Part of what Tim and I do is to provide meaningful connections between the dev team and the community. Today I’m happy to launch a new series of Geek Profiles, highlighting many of the folks who design and implement Silverlight.  … Continue reading

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A Party Game.

Quick Bit David @Pogue tweeted a link to this NY Times article, reporting that there are [longer] better, faster [stronger] apps available than Shazam (which is about to start charging new customers…) so I extensively examined the alternatives for just … Continue reading

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Silverlight 4 Fluid UI

This is the first of many mini-tutorials on Silverlight 4 features. An enhancement has been made that allows you to add animation when items are added ,or removed from, the list box.  Silverlight 4 adds a new StateGroup to the … Continue reading

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The Silverlight HVP Spec

The Silverlight HyperVideo Player: A Community Project The Silverlight HVP Elevator Pitch: The Silverlight  HyperVideo Player (HVP) will do for Silverlight How Do I Videos what Hypertext did for the Internet: it will provide simple, fast, and easy to use … Continue reading

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On Our Cross Plat Commitment

When I joined Microsoft and started talking about Silverlight, many in the Mac community expressed skepticism about Microsoft’s long-term commitment to the Mac platform. In its most rabid form, the concern was that we were supporting the Mac only preemptively … Continue reading

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Commitments

I’ve received a number of messages along the lines of, “Seems like things have really slowed down on your blog” or even “Hey, where’s the signal? Too much noise.” Fair enough; though this is a common effect of the run … Continue reading

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Subscribe to 62 Silverlight Twitter’ers.

I’ve created a list that currently follows 62 top-notch Silverlight Twitter participants. The list will grow (and be culled) over time, but you can easily sign up to receive tweets from everyone on the list just by clicking on this … Continue reading

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