To prepare my last talk I read a lot of information on subjects not usually found on Silverlight slides, here is some links that might be useful if you want to dig more on these topics:
Yesterday I was invited by W3Quebec to do a Silverlight presentation. I was asked to introduce Silverlight and then talk about these specific topics:
Live Search Farecast helps you find the lowest airfares by predicting when is the best time to buy.
Here is a link to download the content I used for my quick talk at EnergizeIT Toronto ("Pimp my IDE" aka customize Visual Studio 2008):
This morning I did a Silverlight 2 talk at Microsoft Montreal, during a half-day briefing called Building Compelling Websites on the Microsoft Platform.
That was a 1 hour talk to present Silverlight 2, DeepZoom, Expression Blend and create from scratch a Silverlight 2 application which consume LINQ To SQL data exposed by a WCF service with VS2008.
I would like to thank Paul Laberge for offering me the opportunity to do my very first presentation in english...
Here are the links to the online demos I showed:
Performances comparison with DHTML/Flex/SL1.0/SL2:
Free charts controls:
Medical sample (amazing) application:
Here is a link to the powerpoint slides I used:
For the gentleman who asked the question I couldn't answer:
Question: "Can you customize the default Loading animation the user get while waiting for a Silverlight application to start ?"
Answer: "Yes! you can find a tutorial in the Quickstarts: http://silverlight.net/QuickStarts/BuildUi/SplashScreen.aspx"
As announced on W3Québec I'll give a french presentation on Silverlight next week in Montreal.
www.string-functions.com is a set of online string manipulation tools.
Not that it is complex to do by yourself but it can be useful sometimes for quick-edit-stuff.
Direct links to services: