Windows Live Quantum Mechanics

Windows Live client side web application development according to Windows Live Quantum Mechanic Danny Thorpe.

Leaving Microsoft

As I've been wrapping up our 2nd generation cross-domain in-browser communication channel API, I've...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/05/2007

Cross-Domain Communication Using Domain Lowering

More than a few blog posts ago I stated my intent to publish a series of articles on cross-domain...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/28/2007

TMobile HotSpot at Home Phones Get Smarter

TMobile announced this week the addition of the Blackberry 8230 "Curve" to the list of cell phones...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/27/2007

Halo 3 Launched!

Halo 3 has officially hit the streets! Besides the game itself, check out the supporting info on the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/24/2007

MIX07 UK Podcast with Craig Murphy

I sat down with Craig Murphy to chat about Windows Live and life in general at MIX07 UK. Craig has...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/24/2007

MIX07 UK Blogging

The title of honorary MIX07 UK stenographer goes to Sebastien Lambla (aka SerialSeb)for transcribing...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/14/2007

PodCast Interview on LiveSide.Net

Angus and I had a chat with the guys from LiveSide.Net during the MIX07 UK conference this week....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/14/2007

The Casual Traveler

Angus laments getting hit unusually hard by jet lag on this UK trip. This is particularly amusing...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/11/2007

Blogging at ReMix07 London

I'm sitting next to Angus in the back row of the ReMix07 London keynote. Angus is blogging in...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/11/2007

Halo 3 Promo Videos Running on Silverlight Streaming

The promotional campaign for the new Halo 3 FPS has begun with a series of in-game and thematic live...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/04/2007

MSN's The Podium 08 - Built On Silverlight

MSN just launched The Podium '08 as part of their 2008 US Presidential election coverage. The Podium...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/24/2007

Where Have We Heard That Before?

Yesterday the Seattle Times ran an article about Penny Arcade and the overnight success of the Penny...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/24/2007

Windows Live SkyDrive

Windows Live SkyDrive (formerly known as Folders) is now in beta, enabling end users to store...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/15/2007

Another month, another release! This month we've added incremental search to the contacts and...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/08/2007

Black Pixels Cost Less?

I was recently introduced to a Google search wrapper called www.blackle.com. It's sole claim to fame...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/03/2007

Custom Colors in the Windows Live Web Controls

The Windows Live Web Controls now support custom colors! The Windows Live Contacts web control and...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/28/2007

T-Mobile Rolls Out WiFi Cell Support

At last! T-Mobile has rolled out their long-awaited HotSpot @Home service nationwide. This enables...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/28/2007

ZeroGravity: Casual Gaming in Silverlight

Looks like the folks at terralever are going full-bore on Silverlight: They've implemented a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/27/2007

LinkedIn to Add an API?

Dan Farber writes that LinkedIn's Chairman, Reid Hoffman, has commented that he plans to roll out...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/25/2007

Secure Cross-Domain Communication: The Architecture Journal

The June issue (Journal 12) of The Architecture Journal focuses on web architecture. I was delighted...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/18/2007

Windows Live Web Controls Mix07 Video

In the better late than never department, a video interview with Koji and me from the week prior to...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/18/2007

New Domains for Windows Live Web Controls

Our little web controls are growing up so fast! We've migrated the Windows Live Contacts web control...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/14/2007

Undisclosed Browser Technology

When people ask what I worked on at Google and I answer "undisclosed browser technology", I think...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/31/2007

Microsoft Surface

You've got to see it to believe it: http://www.microsoft.com/surface/ Mmmm-mmm good. It may be time...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/30/2007

A Cross-Domain Silverlight Channel 9 VideoRSS Player

Last week Kevin Ledley, keeper of the dev.live.com content, asked me for a bit of help to get a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/30/2007

Hosting Silverlight On A Server That Won't Host .JS Files

Torontonian "wavesmash" has been tinkering with getting a Silverlight app up and running on his...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/27/2007

HTML Namespace Attributes and IE document.namespaces

A few posts ago I promised to elaborate on a little gotcha that bit us in the butt while prepping...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/27/2007

Silverlight XPS Document Reader Proof-Of-Concept

Delay started out poking around in the XPS document format. Before he could stop himself, he had an...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/22/2007

More: Avoiding Popup Windows in Your Web Apps

Scott Isaacs shares some additional "best practices" points on dealing with popup windows and popup...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/22/2007

Maker Faire

Photos from this weekend's Maker Faire Part carnival, part science fair, part flea market, part...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/21/2007

See Popfly at MakerFaire: May 19-20 San Mateo Fairgrounds

Hey, whadayaknow: John and the Popfly team will be at the O'Reilly Maker Faire this weekend in San...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/18/2007

Popfly: Mashups Made Easy

Today John Montgomery's NPT team launched Microsoft Popfly, a web-based development environment for...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/18/2007

AOL Building on Silverlight

Mashable.com noted a small point that I had missed during the MIX07 madness: AOL's Social Mail...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/18/2007

Name Change: Windows Live Quantum Mechanics

It's time to freshen things up a bit here. Out with the old musty ambiguous "Momentary Gouts of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/16/2007

My Content, My Tags

Tagging online content with categories or keywords is a great idea. I love GMail's use of labels...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/16/2007

Avoiding Popup Blockers in Your Web Apps

Tim Heuer laments the growing number of otherwise reputable web sites that instruct their flocks to...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/15/2007

Hello World with Silverlight and Silverlight Streaming

I've been tinkering with Silverlight and Silverlight Streaming and thought I'd share some of my...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/08/2007

MIX07 Speaker Interviews on Channel 9

Video interviews of many of the MIX07 speakers are posted up on Channel 9. I think most of these...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/06/2007

Installing Silverlight 1.1 Alpha SDK

If you set out to install the Silverlight 1.1 Alpha SDK and installed all the additional recommended...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/04/2007

MIX07: POST/GET/PUT/DELETE Your Way To Windows Live Data

Martin Heller posted an article on Infoworld, "Data Wants To Be Free," about the Windows Live Data...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/03/2007

MIX07: Extending the Browser Programming Model with Silverlight

Silverlight implements isolated local storage on the client. Currently in the Alpha, the storage is...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/02/2007

MIX07: Bat Signals and Five Minute Field Ops Centers

I apologize for cutting short my live/raw soundbyte blog post on the MIX07 keynote yesterday. I was...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/01/2007

MIX07: Silverlight Supports Dynamic Languages (Iron Ruby, Iron Python, JavaScript)

Josh Holmes has a great summary of the Ray Ozzie / Scott Guthrie keynote yesterday. Towards the end...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/01/2007

MIX07 and Silverlight in Technorati Top 10

Chris Woodill noticed that the MIX07 event and Silverlight announcements are creating ripples in the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/01/2007

MIX07: Windows Live Platform Beta

Live & raw notes from Brian Arbogast's keynote: (watch the video) "Today we are announcing the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/01/2007

MIX07: Social Mixing

I bumped into Anders Hejlsberg in the speaker's lounge this afternoon just before my 4:30...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/01/2007

Blogging in my own session

Live blogging during our 30 Minute Social Application. I'm not in the audience, I'm presenting the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/30/2007

MIX07 Keynote: Silverlight With Cross-Platform .NET Runtime

Soundbyte streams from the MIX07 keynote, live and raw: Ray Ozzie on platforms, emergence of rich...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/30/2007

Windows Live Spaces Control Launched

I'm pleased to announce the availability of a new client-side web control for accessing Windows Live...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/30/2007

I was installing a new label printer at home a little while ago and noticed mention of a developer...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/26/2007

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