# Tuesday, 09 December 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

posted on Tuesday, 09 December 2008 02:28:54 UTC  #    Comments [4]
# Tuesday, 02 December 2008
Darrin Bishop
Darrin Bishop

At MOSSCamp Chicago 2008 Larry interviewed Darrin Bishop, an independent Consultant with the Darrin Bishop Group and a Microsoft MVP on Windows SharePoint Services.  They talk about how a .NET Developer can get started on developing on SharePoint, including how to setup your developer machine for SharePoint Development.

Show Notes
MOSSCamp Project on Codeplex
SharePoint Designer
SharePoint Virtual Hard Drive (evaluation)
Setting up SharePoint on MSDN
Darrin's Laptop rig with external hard drive (picture)
MSDN Developer Conference registration is open
Darrin's recommended tools

Visual Studio Extensions for WSS
Powershell
IE Developer Toolbar
SharePoint Manager 2007 on CodePlex
SharePoint Guidance from P&P
TypeMOCK Isolator for SharePoint Unit Testing

Download / Listen to the Show

http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD043.mp3

Ways to connect with your hosts:

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

posted on Tuesday, 02 December 2008 00:39:06 UTC  #    Comments [0]
# Tuesday, 25 November 2008
Peter, Maarten, Constance and Larry
Peter, Maarten, Constance and Larry

Dave and Larry caught up with the Microsoft Community Program Manager Constanze Roman and 2 Microsoft Mobile MVPs: Peter Nowak and Maarten Struys about some of the great announcements about Windows Mobile at the PDC.  Specifically they talk about Silverlight 2 for Mobile and Live Mesh for Mobile clients.

Show Notes

PDC Silverlight 2 Mobile Session
Interview with Amit Chopra
Mobile Development Center on MSDN
Codeplex
MSDN Code Gallery
OpenNetCF
MSDN Developer Conference registration is open

Download / Listen to the Show

http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD042.mp3

Ways to connect with your hosts:

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

posted on Tuesday, 25 November 2008 21:03:18 UTC  #    Comments [0]