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Feb

07

Silverlight developer demo

Last night, I attended a developer demo of Microsoft’s Silverlight hosted at the monthly meeting of the North Dallas .Net Users Group. The presenter was Chris Koenig. Chris is Microsoft’s Developer Evangelist for this region. For the presentation, Chris showed some full blown Silverlight application demos and gave an overview of Silverlight before proceeding with a simpler demo where he dove into the code behind it all. Overall Silverlight and the demo looked fairly impressive. Here are some of my takeaway notes from the meeting: Microsoft is not calling Silverlight an Adobe Flash killer. However, it is obvious that like JavaFX it is intended to compete in this space. I […]

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Feb

05

Essential Mac Applications

Mac Tricks And Trips has an extensive list of essential applications for the Mac. I haven’t had my Mac long enough to accumulate this many applications. Some of the ones in the list that I have installed: Adium CSSedit Firefox iLife BootCamp VMWare iWork Microsoft Office Looks like I have a lot more to try. [Updated] Other applications that I have installed that are not on the  Mac Tricks And Trips list: MacPorts  Xcode 3.0 Eclipse NetBeans

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