# Tuesday, December 9, 2008

In this week's interview Larry interviews Eric Willeke, an Architect with Inkubook.  Inkubook is a start-up that allows users to self publish photo books.  Inkubook picked the Silverlight platform to launch their new venture.  Eric recently did a presentation to the Indianapolis .Net User Group (IndyNDA) on their experiences with adopting Silverlight this podcast is a sort of replay of that presentation.  Eric shares the good, bad and ugly of adopting Silverlight 2 before it was in Beta!.

Show Notes

Dan Rigsby's PDC Halloween Costume
LINQ to SQL Performance from Rico Mariani (Part 1 of 5)
Silverlight 2 RTW, or, how Microsoft choked Blog Post by Eric
New Inkubook feature - Calendars
Silverlight Cream - great blog on Silverlight
Silverlight Spy - great tool
ScottGu's Silverlight 3 sneak peek

Download / Listen to the Show

http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD044.mp3

Ways to connect with your hosts:

Dave Bost: Blog, Twitter Feed, Facebook Profile, GamerTag
Larry Clarkin: Blog, LinkedIn

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 6:54:26 PM UTC
Where's the picture link?
Rachel Martin
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 8:10:57 PM UTC
@Rachel Martin-

The first link under the show notes is actually 2 links. Here are the pictures:

http://www.danrigsby.com/blog/index.php/2008/11/01/microsoft-princess/

-Larry
Monday, January 5, 2009 3:46:31 AM UTC
"Spot on" comments from Eric-I ran into many similar issues back in February with Silverlight-some of which were solved by moving to WPF instead.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 2:10:42 PM UTC
Ok, I commented on the wrong podcast. I was referring to #43: Darrin's Laptop rig with external hard drive (picture).
Rachel Martin
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