Thursday, February 21, 2008

Moonlight: Silverlight for Linux

For those interested in Linux and Silverlight, it looks like the Mono folks have an answer.

Friday, February 8, 2008

Why Silverlight is still not ready for the big game

We were still up in the air about SilverLight over Flash for different reasons. We currently use Flash 9. Here are the big issues that are stopping our transition:

1) In flash you can use the div method so you can use alternate content for the user if they do not have flash. Most people use the download flash message but in some cases where flash is used to enrich the experience in the case of a menu. you can always show them an html menu instead. In Silverlight it

2) The second issue is that expression blend does not support source control.

Fixing these issues will make Silverlight a lot more usable.

Friday, February 1, 2008

Trouble installing Visual Studio or .net Framework

I was having trouble installing Visual Studio 2008 after installing earlier betas of it.
Unfortunately the uninstall in add/remove programs was broken. I came across this tool and used it to remove the older frameworks. I thought I would pass it on: