The Nate Mix 08 Update

  • William Dasilva
  • Late night here in Vegas and Im totally trying to get work done getting ready to deliver our Nerd+Art talk tomorrow. Listening to NIN Ghosts I-IV. Pretty sweet… Add this to Radiohead’s “In Rainbows” because I wanted to support an artist who is testing the waters with direct distribution. (It’s ironic that Im excited about […]

    Nice! “THE NEW ITERATION” hard copy

  • William Dasilva
  • Karsten and Jaime’s white paper on “How XAML Transforms the Collaboration Between Designers and Developers in Windows Presentation Foundation” is included in the goody bag (that Mark so graciously gave me since speakers don’t get one…lame) This is a really nice addition to the “mix” of stuff that we get here.

    At Mix ground zero

  • William Dasilva
  • Well here we are… Mix 08. My third year here and it is feeling routine to be in Vegas every spring. Pretty exciting to see everybody. Laurent has already been here for the pre-sessions and has been blogging like crazy.  I’ve already run intoWalt, Mike and Joe, Darren and William… I know that Than and Grant are running around here somewhere. Really excited about the keynote […]

    Look what weve been cooking up! Blendables 3D Mix and Blendables Layout Mix

  • William Dasilva
  •   Terrific news! We’ve just announced our next two Blendables Mix products. 3D and Layout. Check them out at http://www.blendables.com It seems like there are 2 holy grail pieces to really getting 3D to come into its own in WPF… The first piece, Interactive 2D on 3D has a pretty cool solution on codeplex. The second piece, […]

    Expression Community at Microsoft.com

  • William Dasilva
  • “Express Yourself! Create and share your work with other members of the Expression Community. Get inspired. Get creative. Get noticed.” http://expression.microsoft.com/en-us/default.aspx Also check out ScottGu’s demo of Expression Blend working with Silverlight 2.0. http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2008/02/28/first-look-at-using-expression-blend-with-silverlight-2.aspx

    PI Reader Available in Subscription Center Beta

  • William Dasilva
  • You would probably only know this if you had installed the Syndicated Client Experiences starter kit or recently downloaded the latest version of the Seattle PI Reader but now the two are integrated. Now that there is more than just the MSDN Reader in the list you can start to really see the value of this experience. I just […]

    Interactive 3D

  • William Dasilva
  • Whoohoo! Its what I was hoping for. And the best part? It works great in Blend! The TrackBallDecorator is sweet!

    The suspense is killing me

  • William Dasilva
  • Somebody is good at “apple” style marketing…“Oh and one other thing…” Some 3D goodness is coming… So keep your eye on the wpf3d teams blog. I have my suspicions on what it is. There are a few key things that will totally change the landscape if they happen and Im hoping that its what I […]

    UnivRSS a 3D Vista RSS reader

  • William Dasilva
  • Man today is fun! So many posts from the community. Havent seen this hit the WPF posts quite yet (or I am not reading closely enough) http://www.microsoft.com/emea/msdn/thepanel/featured/universs.aspx UniveRSS is a 3D RSS feed reader for Windows Vista. It leverages the Windows Presentation Foundation and provides a stunning way of visualizing RSS feeds and their content. It introduces […]