3-Screens Development using WPF, SL and WP7 – SDP 2011 Conference

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Yesterday I’ve delivered my lecture titled “3-Screens Development using WPF, SL and WP7” in the SDP 2011 conference. In this lecture I’ve presented the application FlashCards.Show which has 3 clients in WPF, Silverlight and Windows Phone 7. I showed how to share the code base between the different clients using: MVVM Adding files as links Preprocessor symbols OOP Portable Library tools Then I showed a few features that exist in WPF and don’t exist in Silverlight, and how one can overcome this gap. Specifically I showed how to: Implement Commands in Silverlight 3 Implement ClipToBounds property Implement a DataTemplateSelector replacement I want to...

Flashcards.Show – Planning a Cross-Platform Solution

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Following is another post by Yochay Kiriaty on a project I’ve done for Microsoft involving WPF, Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure. If you’re interested in more details, make sure you come to my presentation at the coming SDP 2011 conference (in two days!). I recently blogged about Flashcards.Show Version 2 for WPF, Silverlight, and Windows Phone, which features the Flashcards.Show application. I’m not going to (again) review the app, but I do want to talk about how we developed the application and the design the code base to support multiple clients....

Flashcards.Show Version 2 for the Desktop, Browser, and Windows Phone

Friday, March 4, 2011

Following is a great post by Yochay Kiriaty on a project I’ve done involving WPF, Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure. If you’re interested in more details, make sure you come to my presentation at the coming SDP 2011 conference. The Flashcards.show application has been around for few months now. It is mostly used as a developer’s reference and demo for showing specific and cool Windows 7 features. While the first version of the Flashcards let you create all kinds of decks and then consume these cards in the form...

PDC 2010, Day 1: Keynotes: Windows Azure

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Windows Azure and PaaS President of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business, Bob Muglia, comes to the stage. He starts by reviewing the different types of cloud computing: Software as a Service (SaaS) Platform as a Service (PaaS) Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Then he dives in to the the advantages of PaaS vs. todays platforms: In today’s platform you must deal with server, VM, network, storage and your application. Whereas in PaaS you only think of the application (no infrastructure). In today’s platform you must take care of your servers, apply patches, service releases, new upgrades and their possible consequence on your application. Whereas in PaaS...
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