Contents tagged with Silverlight
Photosynth never fails to amaze me. Check this out!
Of course, from a technical standpoint, Deep Zoom is just commoditizing what Google Maps made possible years ago in pure script so there wasn’t really a reason why this couldn’t be done, except smoother transitions and zooming but that’s pretty tenuous.
Embedding the viewer into a page is YouTube-easy: give the deep zoom url and it will build the code for you to embed.
MSDN on Deep Zoom:
Embedding the viewer:
UPDATE: Kapil created a Python-based tile-cutting application that is compatible with both deep-zoom clients, to work around the Windows-only nature of the creation tools:
UPDATE: Also check out this TED talk to get a glimpse of the true potential of these technologies (all that you're seeing in this talk is publicly available by the way):
Martin has an interesting post on the technique he uses in his Silverlight chess board to generate HTML from a Silverlight application.
UPDATE: Martin's post on the championship: http://www.bennedik.de/2008/10/world-championship.html