First Code Parts of Prism 2.0

  As I previously posted, Prism 2.0 is shaping up and some of the new Code Parts are already available on CodePlex. Of course this is only a small part but it brings good news like: Multi-targeting quick starts, that explains the structure that a Prism 2.0 project will have in order to be Multi-target for WPF and Silverlight, and in this case is a real state solution. Multi-targeting Visual Studio Templates, in order to be possible to create the Prism 2.0 projects. Project Linker Tool, that provides a guidance on how to structure an application in a way that … Continue reading First Code Parts of Prism 2.0

Silverlight 2.0 Release Candidate made Available

   One more step towards the RTM version of Silverlight 2.0 was made today with the announcement of the Release Candidate by Scott Guthrie. With this version we can expect several changes, where the major part are not critical since there was already a Go-Live licence for the Beta 2 version, but some of them will impact in important points of the technology. In order to check what has to be changed from one version to another, you can check this blog post by Mike Snow and this document that explains the changes. This will be important in order to … Continue reading Silverlight 2.0 Release Candidate made Available

Virtual Earth version 6.2 Release

    There’s already online the new 6.2 release of the Virtual Earth that has some awesome new features that will be briefly described here: First release of the Virtual Earth Web Services, that will allow developers to use Virtual Earth features by using only the Web Services. Can be thought as an alternative to the Map Point Web Service. The features made available by the Web Service are: Imagery Metadata – Information about the map tiles that are served. Geocoding and Reverse Geocoding – Allows developers to request the Geocode based on an address Static Map Generation – Provides the … Continue reading Virtual Earth version 6.2 Release

Live WebCast: Discovering Silverlight 2.0 – Developing RIA Solutions – Advanced Topics (Part 2 of 5)

    As I wrote in the previous post this post will be part of a Portuguese WebCasts Cycle  and in this case the topic is:             “Developing RIA Solutions – Advanced Topics”     This session had the goal to provide a deep dive on the Silverlight Controls, Browser Integration, Isolated Storage and Adaptive Streaming     1. Controls                This is one of the most talked issued about Silverlight version 1.0 since in this version there were lacking several important controls and that in this version 2.0 are placed by default also with the source code made available. They allow 2 … Continue reading Live WebCast: Discovering Silverlight 2.0 – Developing RIA Solutions – Advanced Topics (Part 2 of 5)

Live WebCast: Discovering Silverlight 2.0 – Developing RIA Solutions (Part 1 of 5)

   As I wrote in the previous post this post will be part of a Portuguese WebCasts Cycle  and in this case the topic is:             “Developing RIA Solutions”     This session had the purpose of presenting an overview of the capabilities and functionalities of Silverlight 2.0, and the talked topics were:     1. Introduction                Silverlight 2.0 in the same way that his predecessor, version 1.0, is still a Cross-Browser (IE, Firefox, Safari, Opera) and Cross-Platform (Windows, MAC OS, Linux), allowing rich experiences in terms of Media, and now this versions allows also the needed functionalities and possibilities to … Continue reading Live WebCast: Discovering Silverlight 2.0 – Developing RIA Solutions (Part 1 of 5)