Monthly Archives: August 2007

New Silverlight resource

Dave Campbell has put up a site (well, it’s a over a week old now) that is a place for ‘all things Silverlight’.  You can search for examples and the blog alone is worth it.  Check it out here. Advertisements

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Microsoft announces Tafiti

Microsoft has put together a great demonstration of a Silverlight-based search tool that was built on top of Microsoft’s Life Search engine.  The site is http://www.tafiti.com and gives you a just a hint of what you can do with Silverlight.  … Continue reading

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Application Response Time Measurements

As Scale Developers, we’re often required to verify that our systems meet their performance requirements.  The best practice is to instrument your application using performance counters.  But sometimes you ‘inherit’ an application that is already ‘instrumented’ with calls to the … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s graphics research coming to fruition!

Many people give Microsoft guff because they tout their own products and development.  So for those detractors of Microsoft Research, take this!  It’s not just SigGraph that is saying that Microsoft’s research into graphics is monumental, but Peter Jackon‘s firm … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Silverlight makes major league debut

Major League Baseball adopts Redmond’s new multimedia technology for MLB.com Web site. And this was with v1.0!  Just think the impact as the versions rev up!!!!

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Continuous Integration

Continuous Integration (CI) is a process whereby as items are checked in, builds and unit tests are kicked off to ensure that if something is checked in that breaks the system (either in the build or the unit tests) you … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 is here!

Beta 1 was very good and Beta 2 is even more stable!  There are many features in this update.  Check out Soma’s webcast to hear more!

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