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In Love with Orchard

I’m so enamored with Orchard (http://www.orchardproject.net) that I’ve decided to make it my primary...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/04/2010

SQL Server Driver for PHP Adds Support for PHP Data Objects

This week, Microsoft is participating in the DrupalCon San Francisco Conference at the Moscone...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 04/19/2010

Visual Studio 2010, .NET Framework 4, ASP.NET 4 Released

Yesterday, Microsoft launched the final release of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4, which...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 04/13/2010

Free training on Microsoft Web Platform in Web Camps

function webCamps() { day1.Learn(); day2.Build(); } Interested in learning how new innovations in...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 04/09/2010

Presenting IIS URL Rewriter 2.0

Optimizing Windows Server-based Web sites for search just got a lot easier now that the final...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 03/25/2010

FastCGI for IIS6 and IIS5.1 has been released.

Today the IIS team released the FastCGI Extension 1.5 for IIS 6.0 and IIS 5.1. This allows popular...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 01/19/2010

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Just Got Easy

Today, Microsoft announced a monthly spotlight series, beginning with the SEO Toolkit, an extension...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 01/13/2010

Microsoft, Open Source and the CODEPLEX Foundation

Today the CodePlex Foundation announced the addition of the Orchard Project to it’s ASP.NET Gallery....

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 12/09/2009

Accelerate PHP Applications on Windows with the new Cache Extension

What is it? The Windows Cache Extension for PHP is a PHP accelerator that is used to increase the...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 11/23/2009

Web 2.0 – What’s it all about?

Introduction Ask any ten people what Web 2.0 is and you’ll likely get ten different answers. Ask any...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 11/12/2009

Dream it: Build It: Grow It – With the Microsoft Web Platform

The Internet and the Web are hardly new, but, with the rapid change and rapid innovation that is...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 11/11/2009

Update to WebNEXT Blog

It’s been a little while since I’ve updated this blog, but there’s a lot of new content coming down...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 11/10/2009

Free Silverlight 3 Book Preview Now available…

del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight Technorati Tags: Silverlight For those of you who were not able to...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 03/23/2009

March Madness is upon us

Technorati Tags: Silverlight,Basketball,March Madness   Just a quick update from MIX. If you’re...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 03/19/2009

One Last Riddle: Solve this and win a pass to MIX09

del.icio.us Tags: MIX09,Silverlight Technorati Tags: MIX09,Silverlight So, if you haven’t gotten...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 02/19/2009

Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight

The Patterns and Practices team @ Microsoft have been busy working on helping answer the question –...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 02/18/2009

Think you have search engine skillz? Prove it and win a pass to MIX.

I’m glad you all enjoyed the last riddle, the answer to which was ‘Area 51’. I told the story in the...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 02/13/2009

Solve the riddle, and get a free pass to MIX

Technorati Tags: Silverlight,MIX09 del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight,MIX09 As you may know, MIX is...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 02/11/2009

Strangely Hypnotic Silverlight App

I just got this in my email from Denis Dollfus, and had to share it. It’s an extremely odd, and...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 01/16/2009

MIX09 – Why YOU should be there.

Ok, so we turn on the news and we see economic crisis everywhere, we hear of layoffs and cost...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 01/14/2009

Some great new Silverlight Apps from the Netherlands :)

A few new Silverlight Apps from our friends in the Netherlands are definitely worth checking out....

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 01/12/2009

Silverlight and Otaku – A match made in heaven :)

I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m an Otaku and I’m happy that I work in a job that allows me to...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 01/07/2009

Silverlight and Windows Live

For those of you who have been asking about Silverlight and Windows Live, I’m now pleased to...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 01/06/2009

Silverlight 2 Update for BiDirectional Text in Hebrew and Arabic

In its early days, Silverlight concentrated on being Web friendly with its text, meaning that the...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 01/05/2009

Silverlight 2 Book – In Russian

del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight Technorati Tags: Silverlight First of all I’d like to say a big Happy...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 12/29/2008

Windows Azure

In my previous post, I was thoughtstreaming Ray Ozzie’s keynote. He’s just announced the name of the...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/27/2008

Without Apps, there’d be Gaps – Blogging from PDC2008

I’m here at PDC 2008 (doing a book signing today of my ‘Introducing Silverlight 2’ book, wink wink),...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/27/2008

Meet Silverlight Authors and Anders Hejlsberg at PDC

There's going to be some great stuff going on in the bookstore @ PDC -- including some book...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/23/2008

<3 your web, Vegas style, it’s MIX time again – MIX09 now open for registration…

del.icio.us Tags: MIX09,Silverlight Technorati Tags: Mix09,Silverlight It’s that wonderful time of...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/22/2008

Ensuring that your JavaScript Silverlight applications work with Silverlight 2

Technorati Tags: Silverlight del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight   While Silverlight 2 was designed...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/21/2008

Panoramic Deep Zoom -- Question of the Day -- Repost

If you want to learn how to stitch diverse photos together into a panorama, and then turn it into a...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/19/2008

Where can I get the Silverlight 2 Bits? – Question of the Day

del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight Technorati Tags: Silverlight So, you may have seen that we’ve finally...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/13/2008

Introducing Silverlight 2 – Code updates for RC0/RTM

Technorati Tags: Silverlight del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight Lots of you nice folks who bought my...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/10/2008

Silverlight: Sharepoint Sweet Spot

del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight,Sharepoint Technorati Tags: Silverlight,Sharepoint   Alliteration...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/09/2008

Why don't Beta 2 sites work on RC0 - Question of the Day

Technorati Tags: Silverlight del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight   I've been getting a lot of...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/09/2008

Silverlight RC0 and Beta 2 Side by Side: Question of the Day

A question I've been getting a lot since we released RC0 is this: 'When Microsoft does the RTW...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/08/2008

Working at Microsoft: The Connector Bus

Technorati Tags: Microsoft If you are fortunate enough to work for MS in its Corporate HQ, they...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/07/2008

DeepZoom your Office Documents!

Technorati Tags: Silverlight del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight   In a previous blog posting I...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/06/2008

Windows 7 gets the BoyBand treatment

And who says Microsoft and PC's are for people in brown suits? :)...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 10/03/2008

How to use Silverlight RC0 -- and some code updates for my Silverlight 2 book.

del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight     Technorati Tags: Silverlight RC0 Update: So,...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 09/30/2008

Silverlight 2 and Silverlight 2 book

Just a quick note while I'm coming up for air :) I've had lots of questions around the release plans...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 09/18/2008

Read about Silverlight in XPS

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Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 07/29/2008

Introducing Silverlight 2: Table of Contents and bonus chapters!

  Technorati Tags: Silverlight del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight Lots of folks have been asking me...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 07/24/2008

Introducing Silverlight 2: If you're having problems with the code...

del.icio.us Tags: Silverlight Technorati Tags: Silverlight After the book was published, Microsoft...

Author: lmoroney[at]microsoft.com Date: 07/24/2008

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