Windows Phone 8 SDK available

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Just announced at BUILD keynotes – Windows Phone 8 SDK available now! It includes Visual Studio Express 2012 edition for Windows Phone (which also works as add-on for paid versions of Visual Studio 2012), new Hyper-V based Windows Phone emulator and Expression Blend. It could be downloaded from the following location:   Stay tuned for more exciting news to come, Alex

Silverlight 4 Open House and Microsoft Israel and Sela HQ

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Yesterday I had 2 great open houses – first at Microsoft Israel and second at Sela HQ. Thanks for all participants! I really enjoyed to present Silverlight 4 before such nice audience! I really enjoyed the Q&A session ah the end of the meeting. If you have more questions – keep them coming!   As promised, I’m posting the link to demo for your convince. Localized and Styled LOB sample application here.   See you next time! Alex

Windows Phone 7 Tools Beta Available for Download

Monday, July 12, 2010

Windows Phone 7 Tools beta available for download. Download from here: The Beta includes: Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone Windows Phone Emulator Silverlight for Windows Phone XNA Game Studio 4.0 Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone Beta.   Posts about new features & techniques – to follow very soon :)     Stay tuned, Alex

Silverlight for Symbian goes RTM

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Microsoft just announced the general availability of Silverlight for Symbian. This brings the Silverlight experience to the 20+ million users of Nokia S60 5th edition Nokia 5800 XPressMusic and Nokia N97 devices. Highlighted features in this product are: Media: Hardware assisted Media playback of H.264 content. This gives a great media viewing experience using full hardware decode and hardware post processing. IIS Smooth Streaming: Enables users to access live and on demand media content streamed using IIS Smooth...

Silverlight 4 @WDC

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Thanks for all participants at WDC monthly meeting! I really enjoyed to present Silverlight 4 before such nice audience! I really enjoyed the Q&A session ah the end of the meeting. If you have more questions – keep them coming! As promised, I’m posting the links for demos and presentation for your convince. Presentation slides are here. You could see them online (guess what – pure Silverlight presentation) at my home page:   Demo #1 – Webcam, Printing, Install OOB here. Demo #2 – Elevated OOB here ...

Silverlight 4 Available

Friday, April 16, 2010

Silverlight 4 finally here!!! It works with Visual Studio 2010 RTM! All downloads you need to start developing great line of business applications: Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 Blend 4 RC here Silverlight 4 Toolkit (April 2010)   For those who are in Windows Phone 7 development: Do not install this build! If you need to develop for Windows Phone 7 stay with Silverlight 4 RC build and Visual Studio 2010 RC. The update for Windows Phone 7 tools is not ready yet and will be available in a few...

DevAcademy 4

Thursday, February 25, 2010

DevAcademy 4 is coming at March 22, at Airport City near Lod (local event). Come and see me presenting new features of Silverlight 4! At this session I’ll new line of business (LOB) related features of Silverlight 4, improved out of browser model, native automation and much more. Great time and many cool samples involved.   My session is: What’s new in Silverlight 4   Other sessions list (draft) is here. Registration is open! Register here. Hope to see you there! Alex

PDC09 – Day 2 – Keynotes – Live blogging

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

PDC09 – Day 2 – Keynotes – Live blogging Like yesterday we are sitting in amazing place 8 row just in front of the stage creating a homorganic row of blue shirts (There is a power in numbers). Even that this happened after an hour of the keynotes I need to put this first : FREE LAPTOP !!! Steven just Announced that we all going to get a FRESH NEW LAPTOP from Acer to all. The crowed just jumped out of their chairs for that. When we first come to the...

PDC09 Day 1 – Sketch Flow

Live blogging… Last session for today – and it is SketchFlow prototyping with Christian Schormann. The session is good, with very nice demos. Chris talking about SketchFlow in a nutshell - dynamic, interactive prototypes. For modern UX the static mockups are not enough anymore. After short and nice introduction he’s getting to the demos. Describing how SketchFlow built. He is going build the Skateboard shopping application. At this point the session is getting to be pretty close to the SketchFlow session I’ve attended at MIX09. Christian showing the process of building Sketched application, the...
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What’s new in Silverlight 3 and Expression Blend 3 – DevDay (22 July 2009)

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Silverlight 3 will be released very soon. Many new features were added, many improvements were made. Come and see me presenting what’s new in Silverlight 3 and Expression Blend 3 at Microsoft Israel Offices, 22 July 2009. I will talk about new features, new and improved technologies. Will see Silverlight 3 tools and features in current version of Visual Studio 2008 and in upcoming release of Visual Studio 2010 (Beta). Will see what’s new in Expression Blend 3. Many cool demos, tips & tricks are promised!!! :) Details and Registration ...