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Control a Silverlight Media player in IE9 from Windows 7 taskbar

Following my article on IE9 and Windows 7 integration , here is how you could go further by controlling an IE9 hosted Silverlight video from Windows 7 taskbar . Live demo If you have IE9 on Windows 7, you can try a live demo by visiting www.runatserver...
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IE9: integrate your website in Windows 7

As you know Internet Explorer 9 is now available in beta and you can download it here: www.beautyoftheweb.com Among the new features, you can now integrate your websites with the Windows 7 desktop. Users can pin any website to the Windows 7 Taskbar, Desktop...

[Cool Tool] Assembly minifier tool

If you are using Silverlight controls from the Telerik suite, you’re going to love this. Telerik provide a new free tool to help reduce the size of your Silverlight xap. The Telerik Assembly Minifier can be found here: http://minifier.telerik.com/ From...

[Cool tool] Silverlight Spy

Silverlight Spy is a free (*) tool that allows you to inspect any online Silverlight app. Just launch it and point to a web page with a Silverlight app, then you can: Explore the XAP package Isolated Storage use Monitor performance Browse the UI visual...
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My blog in French, or Spanish, or Chinese, or…?

Use the Microsoft Translator Widget to translate your web site! Microsoft Translator team has announced a translator widget for web pages at MIX09 (Surprisingly this is not a Windows Live Something…). The Microsoft Translator web page widget allows you...
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The TechEd 2008 North America DVD fix you’ve been waiting for!

I made a little tool to fix the TechEd 2008 North America DVD player because it was built for Silverlight 2 beta 2, no more working now. The tool generates a fixed htm page that will play the content on your DVD. No need to burn new DVDs. > Download...

[Cool Tool] ZoomIt gets an update!

ZoomIt is a must have free tool for speakers and presenters! Introduction “ZoomIt is screen zoom and annotation tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations. ZoomIt runs unobtrusively in the tray and activates with customizable...
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[Cool Tool] Silverlight Defaul Style Browser

SilverlightDefaultStyleBrowser is a free WPF tool by David Anson that allows you to inspect the styles and templates of the Silverlight controls. Follow this link to learn more and download the app : http://blogs.msdn.com/delay/archive/2008/09/26/preserving...
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[Cool Tool] Microsoft Office Labs: pptPlex

“pptPlex is a plug-in to PowerPoint that explores an alternate method for presenting a slide deck. Using pptPlex, you can present your slides as a tour through a zoomable canvas instead of a series of linear slides.” I tried it and what I found interesting...
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IE8 beta 2: shit that’s good!

Downloaded it Installed it Love it! www.microsoft.com/ie8 Unlike beta 1, I am gladly surprised by this version! IE8 really improve the way you browse the web. The IE team seems to have listened to users more than usual, did a strong research on how people...
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