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New official Silverlight Blog

earlier this week, as part of MIX09, we launched an official Silverlight team blog.  ...

Author: bgold Date: 03/22/2009

Off to MIX

MIX is here, I hop on a plane to vegas in 16 hours.  See you there – it is going to be...

Author: bgold Date: 03/14/2009

CBS Chooses Silverlight for March Madness

As a huge Duke Basketball fan this win is particularly gratifying :)  a few great articles...

Author: bgold Date: 02/17/2009

More IIS7 goodness: Application Request Routing (ARR)

Application Request Routing (ARR) v1 released today! The ARR feature is a free IIS7 extension that...

Author: bgold Date: 02/17/2009

MIX09 – Register by Feb 27 and save $300

MIX09 is going to be amazing.  I can’t give away the details, but as the keynote owner for...

Author: bgold Date: 02/17/2009

Microsoft Web Platform Installer Release Candidate – Now works with XP and Windows 2003!

I'm going to blatantly steal Bill Staples words since they were so good :)   "I’m...

Author: bgold Date: 11/25/2008

MSN Germany with Silverlight wins IPTV Award 2008 - coolness

I just heard some great news from Europe: MSN Germany received the “IPTV Award 2008” for...

Author: bgold Date: 11/17/2008

Give us feedback on Silverlight 2!

  My team pulled this together, help them pick your brain! Give us feedback on Silverlight 2...

Author: bgold Date: 11/17/2008

Styling a Silverlight Twitter Application with Expression Blend 2

We've done some amazing work with Expression Blend 2 for designers and now with the final release of...

Author: bgold Date: 11/15/2008

>Play 2008

I'm speaking at >Play this year.  The show actually started earlier this morning, but...

Author: bgold Date: 11/15/2008

IIS7 Extensions - URLRewrite and more

http://www.iis.net/extensions The team just launched a new redesigned extensions page to make it...

Author: bgold Date: 11/13/2008

How to Use the Facebook Developer Toolkit 2.0 for .NET

I have been exchanging mail with Bill Konrad about how we can improve the Facebook Developer Toolkit...

Author: bgold Date: 11/08/2008

MUST SEE: MSNBC Election 2008 Electoral Map

If you watch MSNBC and have ever seen Chuck Todd of MSNBC and his Surface applications for...

Author: bgold Date: 11/03/2008

Silverlight + IIS Smooth Streaming is WOW

On Tuesday last week we announced a partnership with Akamai to deliver a solution for some of the...

Author: bgold Date: 11/01/2008

Silverlight Toolkit - Already 10k downloads!

We announced this awesome toolkit with the RTM of Silverlight 2 and shipped the first drop at PDC,...

Author: bgold Date: 11/01/2008

Open Source apps on Windows - made easy!

Today we launched the new Microsoft.com/Web website for web developers and web professionals. This...

Author: bgold Date: 10/15/2008

Are you a Silverlight rockstar? Get a killer job.

A great agency in Seattle, ramp group is looking for a rockstar Silverilght developer -- see JD...

Author: bgold Date: 07/14/2008

Get the early skinny on Silverlight 2

ScottGu has been burning the midnight oil (literally!) to pull together an incredibly detailed...

Author: bgold Date: 02/22/2008

Halo3 in HD with Silverlight

http://halo3.msn.com/videosHD.aspx I've been buried in Silverlight fun... but check this out.

Author: bgold Date: 08/28/2007

Help Vinay... It's easy

I'm not one to spread causes, but I comment on this one because for two reasons. (if you don't want...

Author: bgold Date: 07/16/2007

Off To Asia

Yes I've been pretty delinquent in posting to the blog lately -- I blame it on too much work... but...

Author: bgold Date: 06/15/2007

Silverlight is here!

Ok, so I've been quiet, but I can explain it -- I've been working really really hard on Silverlight...

Author: bgold Date: 04/16/2007

A new job for me, better products for you

And hopefully some more time to blog :) This week we re-organized our team so that we could better...

Author: bgold Date: 03/12/2007

Scott Guthrie debuts in Red vs Blue

Words can't describe just how cool this is :) And a pretty hot looking "WFP/E" video player to boot...

Author: bgold Date: 03/06/2007

Microsoft employees meet their famous counterparts

Danielfe decided to put together a great post about how some of us look like famous people (not that...

Author: bgold Date: 02/27/2007

MSL Ships ASP.NET AJAX Clinic

After an amazing herculean effort by MSL they have released the official ASP.NET AJAX Training...

Author: bgold Date: 02/22/2007

ASP.NET AJAX and SharePoint 2007

Lot's of questions about this topic and we just posted some content to help See ScottGu's blog post...

Author: bgold Date: 02/21/2007

Refactor! for ASP.NET Beta released

After seeing the amazing success and interset in the great Refactor! for VB applications last year,...

Author: bgold Date: 02/02/2007

New improvements to iis.net: The IIS.net DownloadCENTER

We are always hard at work improving the experience around our online properties. IIS.net has been...

Author: bgold Date: 02/01/2007

Using the Microsoft AJAX Library with PHP

Steve Marx has been working behind the scenes on building out a community project to create native...

Author: bgold Date: 01/23/2007

ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 is here!!!

It has been a bumpy and exciting ride the last few weeks with the Web Platform and Tools group as...

Author: bgold Date: 01/23/2007

Community Recognition System now Live

One area that we have been focusing a lot of energy is continuing to improve our online community...

Author: bgold Date: 01/12/2007

AJAX Security Webcasts

Joe Stagner was able to secure two of best counter-hacker he knows (Caleb Sima and Billy Hoffman...

Author: bgold Date: 01/12/2007

Which Superhero are you?

Found this cool quiz from Frank Shaw @ TheGlassHouse, I'm Spiderman, which super hero are you? Your...

Author: bgold Date: 12/30/2006

ASP.NET AJAX RC 1 is here! Download now

We are making great progress with ASP.NET AJAX and are definitely winding down to the home stretch....

Author: bgold Date: 12/14/2006

Great new ASP.NET training from Total Training

I got a mail from the folks over at Total Training today letting me know that Set 1 of their awesome...

Author: bgold Date: 12/11/2006

IIS7 Beta Hosting at DiscountASP

I got an email yesterday from Takeshi over at DiscountASP and they just launched free IIS7 Beta...

Author: bgold Date: 12/05/2006

Get "WPF/E" onto a Web Page in seconds using ASP.NET AJAX Extenders

Kudos to the ASP.NET AJAX Toolkit team for creating a killer extender to simplify getting a "WPF/E"...

Author: bgold Date: 12/05/2006

"WPF/E" CTP and Expression Studio Announced

For the past several months I've been spending more and more of my time at work focused on our...

Author: bgold Date: 12/04/2006

Running IE6 & IE7 on one machine, the right way

We have heard tons of feedback about the need for developers to run both IE6 and IE7 on their...

Author: bgold Date: 11/30/2006

RTW of the CSS Friendly Adapters

Update: great article by Scott Mitchell on how to use these things went up If you’re not a fan of...

Author: bgold Date: 11/29/2006

Microsofft AJAX Library class browser from Eilon!

Once upon a time (in the CTP days), Wilco wrote a nice class browser that has been used for a while...

Author: bgold Date: 11/24/2006

Patterns & Practices: Web Client Software Factory

The P&P folks are busily working on a great software factory (similar to the Smart Client...

Author: bgold Date: 11/17/2006

MIX is coming back to Vegas in 2007!

Ahh MIX! It was an amazing show last year and we are bringing it back again, same amazing venue,...

Author: bgold Date: 11/07/2006

At Connections in Las Vegas

Just got into Las Vegas, and I must say THEHotel is the best hotel in the strip (still). I'll be at...

Author: bgold Date: 11/05/2006

Coding4Fun v2 (redesigned) is now live

DanielFe and team shipped a new design for Coding4Fun -- it ROCKS, definitley check it out Get more...

Author: bgold Date: 11/03/2006

Microsoft and Zend Announce Collaboration to Enhance PHP on IIS/Windows

I'm being lazy and stealing verbatim from Keith's post (Update: also check out ScottGu's great post...

Author: bgold Date: 11/01/2006

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