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Monthly Archives: May 2007

I’m a sensitive MVP

Even though it’s been more than a month and a half, I’m still bothered by the fact that a room full of ASP.NET MVPs applauded Scott Guthrie when he showed off the new color picker in Orcas. I was P/O’d … Continue reading 

Posted in Short Outbursts | 14 Comments

FIXED. Using Silverlight WON’T cost us well over $25 000 a month more than Flash

UPDATE: Looks like this a planned feature for an upcoming release…good enough for me.   Seeing as I work for a leading advergaming / casual gaming company, you’d think I’d have a lot to say about Silverlight. And I do, … Continue reading 

Posted in Uncategorized | 14 Comments

Formal System Dictionary – Does your team speak the same language?

Today a new developer joined an ongoing discussion we’ve been having on a new system feature we’ve been designing/implementing. Within seconds of talking about it, I found myself doing something I later realize is quite common for me: establishing a … Continue reading 

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Microsoft’s own Silverlight demo showcases how NOT to code

After stumbling with the latest install of Orcas, I loaded up the Silverlight 1.1 chess demo and was blown away with the poor quality of the coding style used in the demo. I’m at a total loss as to how … Continue reading 

Posted in Uncategorized | 24 Comments