In this interview from QCon San Francisco 2008, Vertigo CEO Scott Stanfield discusses Silverlight. Topics covered include the Silverlight feature set, the development paradigm, developer/designer workflow, future changes in both versions 2 and 3, Silverlight adoption, cross-platform support, the future of RIAs, cloud computing, and business RIAs.
In this interview from RubyFringe, John Lam talks about his work on IronRuby and how Microsoft is approaching Open Source software development.
In this interview filmed during ALT.NET 2008, Glenn Block answers Greg Young's questions about Prism. Among others, Glenn talks about what is Prism, the differences between Prism and CAB, the architectural challenges met, the customers' feature requests.
Learn about the re-launch of Major League Baseball’s website on Silverlight. With the website’s back-end written in Java and much of the user interface built with JSP, MLB.com is not your typical candidate for adopting Microsoft’s newest technology for building Rich Internet Apps. Henry Belmont and Thaniya Keereepart share the reasoning behind choice and implementation details.
Windows Presentation Foundation is a fundamental shift from how interactive applications have previously worked in Windows. In this interview, Ian Griffiths talks about the key features of WPF such as XAML, composition, layout, animation, and data binding. Included is advice on when to use WPF and its sister technology Windows Forms.