2008 Launch Wave event is over but it Virtually lives on

Yesterday was an awesome day for me. It was an incredible sight to see about 3000 IT professionals and developers in the ICC at Birmingham. This was the most ambitious launch we have ever tried to pull off, including: 4 tracks, hands-on-labs, sponsor area, ask the expert area, TechNet VIP lounge, Community stage complete with…

4

MIX 08 - IE8 & Silverlight

Key announcements: First public beta of Internet Explorer 8. To download Internet Explorer 8 beta 1, developers can visit http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/ie/ie8/default.mspx. Silverlight 2 beta available for download; support for mobile devices. Microsoft Silverlight answers customer desire for rich, cross-platform media and “zero-click” applications that match the rich interactive application experience while bringing the robustness and power…

0

Silverlight 1.0 released and an important update on Silverlight on Linux

Scott Guthrie from the Corp team put out a great post about this. Here are the main bits: Silverlight 1.0 and Expression Encoder 1.0 Released Today we shipped the Silverlight 1.0 release for Mac and Windows.  Silverlight 1.0 is focused on enabling rich media scenarios in a browser. Some of its features include: Built-in codec…

1

What do you get when you cross Silverlight with Live Search? Tafiti (of course)

Microsoft has announced an application that combines the new Silverlight technology with Live Search and it is code-named “Tafiti” which is “to search” in Swahili. It integrates the various types of Live Search, and allows users to store and share search results by placing them on “shelves.” From there they can be stored or e-mailed…

1