PDC: Silverlight 2 Control Model Session (PC29)

Thank you to everyone who made it to my talk on Thursday! As promised, some links: Session deck Session samples Session recording Also, if you haven’t already, please take the time to fill out the online evaluation.  Your comments help me be a better speaker.  🙂  

Silverlight @ PDC!

Here are some of the Silverlight-focused PDC sessions.    Hope to see you there! Session Time Speaker Expression Blend: Tips and Tricks Mon 10/2712:45-1:30pm Pete Blois,Douglas Olson Silverlight, WPF, and the .NET Framework: Sharing Skills and Code Mon 10/273:30 – 4:45PM Ian Ellison-Taylor Silverlight: Building Business Focused Apps Tues 10/283:30 – 4:45pm Jamie Cool Deep Dive: Building an Optimized, Graphics-Intensive Application in Microsoft Silverlight Tues 10/285:15 – 6:30pm SeemaRamchandani Silverlight  Controls Roadmap Wed10/2912:00 – 12:45pm Shawn  Burke Inside the Olympics: An Architecture and Development Overivew Wed 10/291:15 – 2:30pm Eric Schmidt, Jason Suess Microsoft Silverlight 2: Control Model Thurs 10/3010:15 …

SnippetManager

Updated 3/22/09: SnippetManager now copies the snippet to the clipboard when selected. I’ve gotten a lot requests for the snippet manager I used at my Mix08 session. So as promised, here it is for everyone who is interested: app, code. The first incarnation of this application was done by Nick Kramer (Thanks Nick!).  I’ve tweaked it and added a WPF frontend. How do I use it? To use a snippet, drag the title of the snippet to the desired target app. In order to move the app around, drag the black bottom portion of the window. The topmost checkbox and …

FlickrViewr

At my Mix08 session last week, I showed off a FlickrViewr app that I had written. You can search different user’s photos (or search all public photos by leaving the username blank). updated: This app has been updated for Beta2.  All of its controls now use VSM! updated: This app now uses DevDave‘s AnimatingWrapPanel. updated: Updated for Silverlight 3. FlickrViewr (app, code) In order to run it on your own, you need to go to flickr and get your own flickr api key. Special thanks to Pete Blois.  I expanded upon his Xml Serialization Flickr library.  🙂 This FlickrViewr application …

Mix08: Creating Rich, Dynamic User Interfaces with Silverlight 2 Controls

Thanks everyone who came to my talk Thursday morning! (And to those brave souls who came to the 5:45pm repeat.) The session video is now posted on the Mix site. I’ve also uploaded the sample code and deck, if you’re interested. (I’ll post my flickr viewer app soon in a different post.) Some other links… All the Mix08 session videos Description of the breaking changes between Silverlight Alpha 1.1 and Beta1 And a few more…. (that I shameless stole from Tim. See his post for some installation hints.): Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Windows Vista / Windows Server 2008 (x86) …

Mix 08: Silverlight Sessions

Mix08 has started in Vegas! Below are some of the Silverlight talks given by members of the Silverlight development team (plus one from some friends who now work at IdentityMine). I highly recommend checking these out if you’re at Mix! My talk – Building Rich, Dynamic User Interfaces with Silverlight 2 Controls – is on Thursday at 10:15am. I’ve been prepping it and I think it should be good…. but you can help me out by crossing your fingers just in case. 🙂 On a side note: The bags that usually are given away at conferences are super ugly. But …

WPF Overview talk @ TechEd Southeast Asia

Thanks again to everyone who attended the WPF overview talk today!   Some links: WPF Community Site (the patient monitoring source code will be posted here soon) Microsoft Expression ZAM 3D by Electric Rain World population app – source code With 3D Without 3D (Note: current CTPs of the VS “Cider” designer cannot yet handle 3D.) WPF Feature Montage   Download .NET Framework 3.0 Release Candidate 1! Install it here! Expression Interactive Designer Windows SDK for Vista & .NET 3.0 “Orcas” Technology preview for .NET 3.0 (which includes “Cider” designer)