Archive for the ‘Silverlight’ Category

The next meeting for the Designers and Developers Special Interest Group (D2SIG) (think: Silverlight/WPF/Anything-else-that-uses-XAML SIG – okay, that’s my own term) is having their next meeting tonight at the Houston Microsoft office.  Specifics below: When: Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 @ 6:00 PM CST Where: Microsoft Houston One Briar Lake Plaza 2000 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. […]

Adobe AIR has it.  Mono’s Moonlight has it.  Silverlight doesn’t… at least not yet, depending on what you read.  I’m talking about the standalone host container that allows Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) to live outside the browser.  A Silverlight player that can run applications on the desktop as first class citizens.  There’s even a term […]

Note: This post is written in the style of one of my favorite bloggers, Greg Duncan.  I stumbled across his feed a few years ago, and have rarely been disappointed in any of his posts.  His blog echoes a mantra I’ve been trying to incorporate into my life more, which is to “always be of […]

Just a quick run through some very interesting items I’ve seen lately in the Silverlight world… Project Rosetta A site for helping Flash designers and developers work in/migrate to Silverlight.  It’s a lot of content focused on UI, design, etc., to which I say “the more the better”.  And, I think it’s great that an […]