Category: websites

Build your own Virtual World…

Check out this amazing video – World Builder by Bruce Branit Some day l guess we might be building entire cities virtually like this, walk through them and then create them. Beats a 3D object molder. Heres a direct link to the quicktime .mov file for faster viewing on your PC. [ Right click, save …

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This week 04252009….

Got a good deal on an executive chair with good back support (really need it) from Office Depot – seems tons of items are marked for clearance. They may be closing soon some say… Cant wait to see the movie X-Men: Origins Wolverine which comes out on 5/1/2009 [USA] He is my favorite character of …

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Microsoft Windows Azure…

Steps l took in exploring this technology. “Windows® Azure is a cloud services operating system that serves as the development, service hosting and service management environment for the Azure Services Platform”  Click here for the Microsoft Website 1. Download the SDK – January 2009 CTP 2. Download Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio January …

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Render SSRS 2008 Report from Website to Adobe PDF

This is a test project to see if l can successfully render to PDF from an asp.net website, using Report Control from a Visual Studio 2008 project. First l created a simple sample table called MyContact from some files from the AdventureWorks database. Heres the code: SELECT     [ContactID]      ,[Title]      ,[FirstName]      ,[LastName]       ,[EmailAddress]      ,[Phone]      …

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Silverlight….

Microsoft Silverlight allows developers to create rich, cross-platform, interactive Web applications. I went through some sample code from Microsoft’s silverlight.net website and created a base page from which to demo/test the functionality of silverlight capabilities and use these as a base for learning as well as for future projects. Click here to see these awesome …

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For the web

My favorite web publishing software used to be and sort of still is Dreamweaver 8/CS4, but recently l have been using Microsoft Expression Web 2 which is impressive, and integrates wonderfully (obviously) with web projects developed in asp, visual studio.net 2005/2008 etc, and has a good media encoder with which you can prepare your video …

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