The new application development environment LightSwitch was released to manufacturing today. For more info go to: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bethmassi/archive/2011/07/26/visual-studio-lightswitch-rtm-is-here.aspx
Telerik is giving away three free Silverlight controls for incredibly rich UI and data visualization – Book, Gauge and TileView. The controls feature the full functionality of their commercial versions, thus offering lean and intuitive API, Expression Blend support, Visual Studio 2010 and SharePoint 2010 support and built-in Office Black theme. Click here for more information.
Fundamentals of the .NET Framework class will be starting up at UCSD Extensions in San Diego, Ca
The WPF and Silverlight platforms are different in both available tooling and layout options.
Microsoft launched WebsiteSpark today. WebsiteSpark is designed for independent web developers and web development companies that build web applications and web sites on behalf of others. It enables you to get software, support and business resources from Microsoft at no cost for three years, and enables you to expand your business and build great web [...]
Silverlight 3 released today. Lots of cool features! To get started go to: http://silverlight.net/GetStarted/What’s New in Silverlight 3? Fully supported by Visual Studio and Expression Blend, highlights of new features and functionality of Silverlight 3 include: major media enhancements, out of browser support allowing Web applications to work on the desktop; significant graphics improvements including [...]
Deep Zoom Composer is a tool to allow the preparation of images for use with the Deep Zoom feature currently being previewed in Silverlight 2. The new Deep Zoom technology in Silverlight allows users to see images on the Web like they never have before. The smooth in-place zooming and panning that Deep Zoom allows [...]