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With 4 months lapse since our last Silverlight UK User Group meeting, it was heartening to see that interest has not waned. Thank you for those that attended and supported the group last Thursday! Our presenter of the night, Gill Cleeren made a special trip over from Belgium to break down all the forthcoming Windows […]

I know… it’s been quiet. Very quiet on the Silverlight scene indeed. Since our last meeting, “mainstream” Silverlight has been steadily retreating behind the corporate firewall where it still favours rich, interactive, user interfaces delivered via the browser. From the perspective of organising the user group, this has made it very difficult to coax out […]

There was quite a breeze of announcements, chatter and hype following the /BUILD/ conference in September. Replacing the usual PDC event, /BUILD/ heralded the arrival of Windows8 and the new platform framework (Windows Runtime – WinRT) that enables you to target your applications to desktops, tablets and more. The WinRT platform certainly does mean some […]