Monthly Archives: April 2007

MIX: Silverlight streaming announced

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One very exciting news: Microsoft is going to host up to 4GB of videos per person, free of charge.

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MIX: So many amazing demos

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We saw so many amzing demos this morning.

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.NET support for Ruby!

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That’s a big news. Scott Guthrie actually demoed programming Ruby, on a Mac (so without Visual Studio), against Silverlight, with .NET!!!

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MIX07 day 1 (cont)

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The big news
We were expecting a big news today, there are actually two:

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MIX07 day 1

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Getting started
Breakfast was had (great buffet like last year, and the dining room is pretty impressive and huge!) Trying to recognize known faces, but no luck yet!

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MIX: Here I am

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That was a LONG trip, but here I finally am. Check in went fine, the room is nice though less impressive than last year (well, last year I had, for some reason, received a huge suite).

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Flying to Vegas

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Et voilà, I am off to Vegas. First my flight with Swiss airlines goes to Chicago, and then I’ll take a UA flight to Las Vegas, where I’ll arrive around 8:30PM local time. It’s a really long trip (It’s now 11:50AM in Switzerland, and I’ll be in my room in the Venetian probably around 6AM tomorrow morning, swiss time) but I am convinced it will be totally worth it.

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My schedule at MIX

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So…I spent more than one hour yesterday night to create a schedule for all the session that interest me this year at MIX. Yeah. I need to clone myself. Three times. If 4 of me go to MIX, I might get a chance to see all the sessions I want to see.

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MIX07 website pain

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Seriously, what’s up with the MIX07 website?? My default browser is Firefox for various reasons. That’s how the website looks in it:

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WPF book by Adam Nathan / XBAP error

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WPF book: Windows Presentation Foundation unleashed

This book has been praised a lot by WPF experts I talked to, so I decided to purchase it, and I just got my copy. So far I had been working mostly with the well known WPF book by Charles Petzold, and thought it would be good to have another reference.

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