Silverlight

A 2-post collection

The I-didn’t-get-to-go-to-MIX10-in-Vegas roundup

Another year, another MIX conference in Vegas and another three days of reading all the news from afar. Fortunately the Twitter age doesn’t leave those of us on the other side of the world completely isolated and there has been some really interesting news shared by those on the ground in the US.Here’s a summary of what I found interesting and what I see is significant for the technologies involved. It’s by no means a comprehensive review – one look at the sessions list will confirm that – but it’s what jumped out and got me excited.Internet Explorer 9Back at PDC in November we were seeing early looks for developers...

PDC09 Roundup

Unfortunately the tyranny of distance has kept me well and truly away from Microsoft PDC09 but it hasn’t meant I’ve had to miss out completely. Seeing so much exciting information released about new technology (which happens to be my favourite kind!) made me want to get what excited me down online.Silverlight 4 BetaIn case you’re feeling like it was only yesterday that Silverlight 3 was released, you’re almost right; it was back in July. The velocity of this product is like nothing I’ve seen from Microsoft before. In terms of Silverlight 4, PDC marked the launch of the first beta. There’s a full rundown on the silverlight....