Jit Ghosh's WebLog

Musings of a Windows client developer...

Capturing a Bitmap (using the BitmapEncoder/BitmapDecoder)

I was recently working on a Windows Metro app, where we needed to capture a user’s scribble on an...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 07/13/2012

Here we go again…

It has been a long hiatus from blogging for me. So here goes another attempt to restart the process....

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 07/13/2012

Silverlight Developer Vacancy at a Microsoft Media Service Partner – Interested ?

A premium media service partner Origin Digital (http://www.origindigital.com) who I work with...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 12/07/2009

TimeCode Ranges from Windows Media Metadata

As a follow up to my previous post , I have updated the code to add the ability to extract SMPTE...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 11/14/2009

2nd Edition of our Silverlight Recipes book is now available…

  Rob and I worked hard on updating this for SL 3. If you do happen to purchase it, please let...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 11/14/2009

Windows Media Metadata in Managed Code (and by extension - Silverlight)

I have encountered several inquiries about accessing the metadata embedded in Windows Media file...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 11/07/2009

IIS Media Services 3.0 Released!!

The IIS Media Services team just released the IIS Media Services 3.0 suite of technologies. This is...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 10/13/2009

Silverlight 3 is now officially released!!

WooHoo!! Go read more about it in Scott’s blog here. I will be positing my own experiences and...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 07/10/2009

Architect Council Webcasts

The Microsoft Patterns & Practices team, in collaboration with members of the Microsoft...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 05/26/2009

MTV & Silverlight 3 at NAB 2009

NAB 2009 rocked !! It was exhausting working the booth, standing on my feet all day, talking to so...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 04/27/2009

Binding an embedded image using a value converter

Recently I needed to bind some embedded images to data templates. If you look at the Image type in...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 10/25/2008

Open position in our team..

Our team (Developer & Platform Evangelism for Communications, Media & Entertainment) is...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 10/18/2008

Back to blogging - my book and other news…

I have been inconspicuously absent on blogosphere for a while now. For my handful readers – I hope...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 09/27/2008

Silverlight 2 Beta 2 is now available !!

Woo - Hoo!! Navigate over to http://silverlight.net/GetStarted/ to download the freshly minted beta...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 06/06/2008

Broken link to attachment fixed for previous post

Sone folks pointed that the code sample attachment in my previous post on the Async Multiple File...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 03/30/2008

Async Multi File Upload Control with Metadata support for Silverlight 2 (Beta 1)

By now a lot of you must be having a lot of fun of Silverlight 2 Beta 1. If you have not downloaded,...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 03/28/2008

Slides and Demos from Developer Days, March 13th in New York

I recently gave two presentations at one of our events in New York - one on WPF and one on...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 03/17/2008

WPF based Music CD Ripper

One of the WPF based projects I am working on right now needs some functionality to enable ripping...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 01/02/2008

WPF Control Templates - An Overview

In several of my discussions with customers around WPF in the recent past, I got asked a bunch of...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 12/27/2007

New Drops for ASP.Net 3.5 Extensions CTP and Entity Framework Beta

Scott Guthrie announced a CTP release for ASP.Net Extensions available for public download. Lots of...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 12/13/2007

Great article on Communications As A Service

It is becoming increasingly obvious that designing telecommunication architectures in a service...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 12/05/2007

.NET Product Roadmap Announcements

If you have seen Scott Guthrie's recent post on the .Net Web Product roadmap, also check out my team...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 12/05/2007

Demo Live Streams in Silverlight

Customers that I demonstrate Silverlight to, often ask me about Live Streaming using Silverlight. It...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 11/30/2007

I like LINQ...

Especially LINQ To XML. There are many exciting aspects of LINQ in general, and LINQ To XML in...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 11/26/2007

Trying again...

My first and only post to this (or for that matter any) blog was about 4 years ago - that probably...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 11/26/2007

After a lot of deliberations...

...and having been put to shame by coworkers for not blogging, here I am finally. Hello World. I am...

Author: Jit Ghosh Date: 07/28/2004