It’s now available a great technical whitepaper that highlights the usage of Silverlight Smooth streaming technology to stream live and on demand content for the 2010 Winter Olympics. This Whitepaper goes into the technical details on how NBC in US inserted midstream ads and monetized... Read More..
“The Microsoft Surface Toolkit for Windows Touch Beta is a set of controls, APIs, templates, sample applications and documentation currently available for Surface developers. With the .NET Framework 4.0, Windows Presentation Framework 4.0 (WPF), and this toolkit, Windows Touch developers can quickly and consistently create... Read More..
I’ve updated the behavior available in the Expression Community gallery adding Multi-Touch manipulation (translation, rotation and zoom) and inertia effects using code from the Surface Manipulations and Inertia Sample for Microsoft Silverlight. To enable Multi-Touch in your code simply download the behavior from here, add the project... Read More..
Just to point out this [awesome!] download available from the Microsoft Surface team, intended only for educational purposes. From the main site: "Multitouch support in Windows 7 allows applications to blur the lines between computers and the real world. Touch-optimized applications entice users to touch... Read More..
Silverlight 4 Beta is now available, one of the more interesting features is the ability to use Late Binding for automation APIs via the new dynamic keyword and the ComAutomationFactory class. A great example is already available on the official http://silverlight.net site, using automation to... Read More..
In this article, Jesse Bishop illustrates how to receive and interpret multi-touch input and translate these events into standard gestures, source code available! Read More..
Twitter has just enabled a new feature named “Lists” which permits to organize in categories the people you are following and make their tweets available to others. In this way it’s very simple to navigate the various subjects, follow the lists created by other people... Read More..
In the previous post, I’ve described a basic example of WPF custom control for reusing multi-touch functionalities across applications. The same task can be achieved in Silverlight 3 using the new touch apis (check out this great article by Tim Heuer to get started), in... Read More..
MonoTouch is the Mono edition for iPhone and iPod. It will enable developers to compile for these devices taking advantage of the iPhone APIs and reusing .NET skills. As reported in the roadmap, version 2.0 should contain a Silverlight to iPhone compiler Check out the project site:... Read More..
Recently I had the possibility to work on some multi-touch stuffs using the .NET wrappers for the touch APIs included in Windows 7 RC. Do you remember Simon? As described by Wikipedia: “Simon is an electronic game of rhythm and memory skill invented by Ralph H.... Read More..