MIX10: Keynotes – LIVE BLOGGING

March 15, 2010

This year MIX10 will be exciting!

Scott Guthrie on stage, and he is talking about Silverlight 4 support. Cool demos of Winter Olympics with Silverlight 4 & Smooth Streaming! All the sources which used to for Olympics creation just were open sourced here!

New control to Silverlight Controls family – and additional cool demo – Pivot control. Wow!

Just announced – Silverlight penetration rate is 65%!

Now Scott talking about Elevated Out-of-browser support and the demo coming on stage is eBay desktop client using Silverlight 4 OOB (available after Silverlight RTW)! Wow! I still have the Flash one on my home desktop 🙂 Seems need to change it soon…

 

Silverlight 4 RC available online. Final version – in a month.

 

Now its a turn for Windows Phone 7. Very smooth and fluid UI experience, cool demos, nice phone responsiveness 🙂

Silverlight and XNA will be the platforms to develop Windows Phone 7 applications – seeing demos of 3rd party applications on the phone, Silverlight apps and 3d XNA game.

 

Now Scott shows the Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone – known tools, same look and feel as the rest controls on Windows Phone 7, same skill applied

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Tooling supports debugging, full intellisense, and uses same known Silverlight controls

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Scott writing twitter application for Windows Phone 7 – live on stage!

In addition – Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone announced.

Just announced – those tools will be available for FREE for everyone here!!!

And now more great Windows Phone application demos by partners (Netflix, Graphic.Ly, etc.).

 

Stay tuned,

Alex

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