“Leak” about Microsoft TechDays 2010 Portugal

    Today we had a small “leak” from an unknown source from Microsoft, about TechDays 2010 in Portugal stating that you can already register for techdays 2010 at www.techdays2010.com.     Don’t forget to go there and start now to register for this incredible event for both Developers and IT Pros.

Interesting Silverlight related projects on CodePlex

   Every once and a while I go to CodePlex and try to look at some interesting projects that exist in there and this time I was looking for Silverlight related projects, and this was what I’ve found: Microsoft Silverlight Media Framework 1.1 enables developers to quickly deploy a robust, scalable, customizable media player for IIS Smooth Streaming delivery. The SMF builds on the core functionality of the Smooth Streaming Player Development Kit. Silverlight & WPF Timeline Control You can create interactive timelines Silverlight Gantt Chart Control Silverlight Contrib Project Collection of Silverlight Controls and API enhancements, and productivity tools … Continue reading Interesting Silverlight related projects on CodePlex

Motion Detection with Silverlight 4

  After the release of Silverlight 4 Beta on PDC 2009, a lot as been seen about the new features of Silverlight and one of them has been the WebCam support and the possibility to interact with it in order to provide a way to affect our solution by using motion detection.     And so in order for us to have a little fun, Adam Kinney developed a solution that allows us to “kick so bugs ass” by using the WebCam to analyse our movements in order to interact with the application.    Have fun with the solution and watch … Continue reading Motion Detection with Silverlight 4

Interesting tutorial for Silverlight and Blend Tutorials

   In order to better understand the way Silverlight and Blend work, we normally need to “take matters in our own hands”, and test it ourselves, and in order to do that we need some tutorials, hands-on-labs, and other tools.    This post because we have now some new tutorials like: Silverlight Webcam and Microphone Showcase Using WebCam and Microphone, pixel shaders Out of Browser Using Out-of-Browser and Trusted Applications with COM Interoperability, and so on Data Validation, Binding, DataForm and DataGrid Features Image Browser Multi-touch browser, drop target functionality, right-click menu Rich Text Editor new RichTextArea control, programmatic clipboard … Continue reading Interesting tutorial for Silverlight and Blend Tutorials

RIAPT Event – Best and Worse RIA practices

Enrique Duvos, Platform Evangelist, Adobe System     As Group Manager of Flash Platform Evangelism in EMEA, my role is to manage the Adobe elite team of technical evangelists as they drive adoption and build thriving communities.     Our role as Platform Evangelists is to help customers, partners and developers across Europe understand and adopt the benefits and characteristics of the Adobe Flash Platform core technologies, such asAdobe® Flash, AIR, Flex, Flash Catalyst, BlazeDS and Flash Media Server. Bases on the Best and Worst Practices for building RIA By James Ward (Adobe Systems) and Josh Holmes (MSFT UX Evangelist), presented in … Continue reading RIAPT Event – Best and Worse RIA practices