September 2010 Entries

Using the MVVM design pattern and Blend
Update!!! Sorry but I have some work priorities that need to take precedence. I will not be able to give this presentation. Michael Perry has graciously agreed to give an MVVM talk in my place. I plan to still be there with laptop and Blend in hand so if you had some specific Blend questions, look me up. I will also be posting my MVVM with NAV WebServices project to this blog soon. Join us October 19th at the Forth Worth .NET UG (http://fwdnug.com/) where I will lead a discussion about using the ......

Posted On Monday, September 27, 2010 10:27 PM | Comments (0)

Introducing North Texas Silverlight User Group
I can comfortably say that Caleb Jenkins is my favorite mentor in DFW and has been a key influencer in my .net career. Please come out to see him talk about Silverlight at the first meeting of the North Texas Silverlight User Group at the Microsoft offices in Irving, TX on October 11th. www.ntsilverlight.com A Blendable Note – The Noth Texas Silverlight User Group (http://www.ntsilverlight.c... is going to dedicate 20-30 minute block for a “Blend tip of the month”. You don’t want to miss this!! ......

Posted On Monday, September 27, 2010 9:40 PM | Comments (0)

Sharing the Light #VGDFW
This weekend, DFW welcomed Victor Glaudioso, his daughter, Todd Knudsen, and Bill Moore for the first Sharing the Light. Thank you to everyone who came!! We had a great time. Everyone learned a lot about Blend and the energy was fantastic. We didn’t quite make it through all the projects on the itinerary but I have faith that everyone learned enough for us to continue exploring together. Please, keep in touch and let’s do it again soon. Special Thank you to: Victor Glaudioso (http://www.windowspresenta... ......

Posted On Monday, September 27, 2010 9:34 PM | Comments (0)

Anatomy of a Silverlight Media Player
Come to Dallas .NET (http://ddnug.org) on September 9th to see Shawn Weisfeld (www.shawnweisfeld.com) and myself talk about Expression Blend, Silverlight, and OData. In this talk Teresa and Shawn will cover how to skin a media player for your company and how to bind it to an OData Service for data retrieval. The talk will begin with Teresa showing how to use Expression Blend to skin a Silverlight Media Player. Then Shawn will show you how to expose your video library using an OData service and consume ......

Posted On Thursday, September 2, 2010 10:26 PM | Comments (0)