Mike Harsh's Blog

Right angle, laser, razor thin lines that curve and swerve in perfect sines

Two Silverlight TV Episodes on Silverlight for Windows Phone

I sat down with John Papa to record two Silverlight for Windows Phone videos at MIX. Check them out:...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 03/17/2010

Slides and Demos from my MIX10 Session

The slides and demos from my MIX10 session "Building Windows Phone Applications with Silverlight"...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 03/17/2010

Slidentity Updated for Silverlight 3 RTW

Big thanks to Mark Reynolds of Techsys Business Solutions who did most of the heavy lifting for this...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 07/27/2009

Slides, Demos and Video for my MIX '09 Session - Building Out of Browser Experiences with Microsoft Silverlight 3 MIX09-T45F

The MIX team works fast. The video recording of my talk is already published. Slides - Launches...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 03/19/2009

Silverlight 3 Beta Sample - Slidentity - Presentation Creation App

I’ve been working on Silverlight 3 since July of last year, when we started planning the key...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 03/18/2009

Silverlight 3 Beta is Live! – Out of Browser, Perspective 3D, Effects, ElementName Binding and more!

If You Want To Develop Silverlight 3 Apps Dev Runtime, SDK and Tools Blend 3 Preview Silverlight 3...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 03/18/2009

Third Silverlight v1.0 Servicing Release is Live

As Tim blogged about earlier this morning, last weekend we released a new update to SL 1. This...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 04/07/2008

Slides and Demos From My MIX 08 Talk

Joe Stegman and I are giving a two part, back to back talk titled Building Rich Internet...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 03/05/2008

Free Silverlight v1.0 Training on Lynda.com

As a few folks have noticed, the Silverlight Essential Training I recorded for Lynda.com is...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 01/10/2008

First Silverlight v1.0 Service Release is Live

In the midst of all the work our team has been cranking on for Silverlight v1.1 (controls,...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 11/20/2007

Netika builds a PowerPoint-alike in Silverlight

The folks at Netika who created a set of UI controls for Silverlight v1.1 have taken those controls...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 10/17/2007

Source code for the .NET Framework!

Microsoft is releasing the source to the .NET Base Class Libraries as well as the top three...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 10/03/2007

MSN Election '08 Site Using Silverlight

MSN's new Election '08 site is using Silverlight and Live Search to display candidate information...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 08/24/2007

Tafiti.com - Searching in Silverlight

The good folks at Jackson Fish have built a very slick Silverlight front end for Live Search called...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 08/21/2007

MediaPreview.TV - Beautiful Silverlight v1.0 App

Another very polished Silverlight application was launched recently. It aggregates new feeds and...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 08/09/2007

MLB.com is using the Silverlight v1.0 RC

MLB.com has just launched a Silverlight based video player as a companion for articles. Click the...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 08/06/2007

Silverlight v1.0 RC is Almost Here

We’ve been working like mad to get Silverlight v1.0 ready to ship. We’ve improved perf, added a...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 07/17/2007

WinForms on Silverlight

The team has been obscenely busy shipping Silverlight v1.0 and working on Silverlight v1.1 so I...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 06/26/2007

Dave Campbell's Getting Started With Silverlight Article

For the few folks who don't know, Dave Campbell is a very prolific Silverlight blogger and frequent...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 06/08/2007

More Silverlight Physics - K. Scott Allen's Swinging Rope

Last year (well, really early this year), Scott created a version of Conway's game of life in...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/30/2007

Chris Cavanagh's Silverlight Physics Simulator

Chris Cavanagh, physics modeler extraordinaire, has created a Silverlight based physics modeler....

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/24/2007

David Anson's Silverlight Based XPS Viewer

David Anson has created an XPS viewer using the Silverlight 1.1 Alpha. This app is a very cool idea...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/23/2007

Jeff Prosise's 3D Comic Book Cover Viewer

Jeff has been working to build an ASP.NET 2.0 sample app to search and index comic books called...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/22/2007

Ernie Booth's Silverlight Plug-in For Reflector

Ernie has created a Silverlight plug-in for Lutz Roeder’s Reflector. Reflector can already be used...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/19/2007

Dave Relyea's C# Layout Controls

Dave has put together a great set of Silverlight controls written in C# that include layout...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/17/2007

Building a Silverlight Skateboard

As Sean noted in this blog post, he commissioned a handful of Silverlight skateboard decks based on...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/17/2007

Roxio Buzz Now Supports Uploading to Silverlight Streaming

Roxio Buzz is a viral video editing and upload application written in WPF. This app makes it easy to...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/16/2007

Scott Barnes on Custom Silverlight Controls

Scott has a great post about the things he learned while creating his first Silverlight control....

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/15/2007

Electric Rain Harmony Converts SWF files to XAML

Electric Rain recently announced a new product they're working on called Harmony. This app will take...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/14/2007

Updated SilverlightPad - Now with Javascript Editing and Preview

I had this idea about a month ago, but I was too busy prepping for MIX to put it together. Take...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/14/2007

Microsoft.com + XBOX 360 + Silverlight

This weekend microsoft.com is launching a new ad campaign for the XBOX 360 Elite using Silverlight....

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/12/2007

Samples Updated for Beta 1

I’ve updated all the samples hosted on my site to work with the builds of Silverlight released at...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/11/2007

Samples from ScottGu's Silverlight Post

I’m sure that most folks interested in Silverlight have seen Scott’s in-depth post from Monday. If...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/11/2007

RobU's post on the Compact Framework port of Silverlight

I missed this post in all the MIX excitement last week but it is a great read. Rob talks about the...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/10/2007

Dr. Popper Game in Silverlight

Bill Reiss has created a Silverlight version of his Dr. Popper game. This game is written using...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/08/2007

Joe Stegman's MIX slide deck and demos

Joe has posted the materials from his MIX talk. The slide deck is here. The corresponding video...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/07/2007

Lutz Roeder's C# Silverlight Samples

Lutz Roeder, of Reflector fame, has created 3 Silverlight sample apps written in managed code and...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/04/2007

Silverlight C# Controls

I mentioned on Monday that one of the really powerful aspects of managed code integration into...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/03/2007

Kevin Gallo and I are Interviewed by Ryan Stewart

Monday afternoon at MIX, just minutes after Lee took this picture, Ryan Stewart intereviewed Kevin...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/03/2007

MIX '07 Session Recordings are Up

Wow, that was fast. It's been 16 hours since I gave my talk yesterday and the session recording is...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/02/2007

Silverlight Airlines Demo and Source Online

David Anson has posted the source for the Silverlight Airlines application that was shown at the MIX...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/02/2007

MIX '07 Keynote Demo Videos

Videos covering some of the coolest demos shown at yesterday's keynote have been psoted to the MIX...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 05/01/2007

Silverlight Including .NET Support - Download it Today

Last year at MIX we announced that we were integrating .NET development into Silverlight and today...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 04/30/2007

Telerik RadControls for Silverlight

Telerik has created a set of UI controls based on the February CTP of Silverlight. They've got live...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 04/26/2007

3D Performance Demo in Silverlight

bubblemark.com has created a very cool 3D demo using Silverlight. This was posted 2 weeks back but I...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 04/23/2007

Silverlight Booth at NAB

I’ve spent 25 hours over the last 3 days talking with folks, showing and explaining Silverlight to...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 04/19/2007

Microsoft Silverlight

Phew. No more “WPF/E”. I sure won’t miss that name. From now on the technology will be called...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 04/16/2007

ScreenEdit.com Hosting WPF/E for Video Playback

Hugo Ortega has posted a video about the UMPC-based Audi keyboard he’s been working on. This was a...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 04/12/2007

Scott Guthrie's WPF/E Overview and Demos

Tucked away in a multi-topic post, Scott has posted an incredible overview of WPF/E. His slide deck...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 04/10/2007

Gavin Gear's XAML-> Javascript String Converter

Gavin Gear of the Ink team has created a WinForms app that takes a XAML string and turns it into a...

Author: Michael Harsh Date: 04/06/2007

Next>