Latest Microsoft Silverlight Stories

2011-11-13 08:00:00

Perpetuum Software, a world-wide vendor of powerful components for reporting and data visualization in .Net, ASP.NET, Silverlight and HTML5 applications, announces the next release of Silverlight Viewer for Reporting Services 2.10. The product is a native Silverlight component which allows the implementation of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services into Silverlight without any coding. (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 Silverlight Viewer for Reporting Services is intended for output of Reporting...

2011-10-10 16:00:00

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development - a book and eBook focused upon the hands-on development of business applications with LightSwitch. Written by Jayaram Krishnaswamy, the book covers multiple topic areas including: the download and installation of LightSwitch, designing queries, deploying security features, and much more. UK (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 Birmingham: Packt is pleased to announce the publication of...

No Plug-In Support for Metro Version of Internet Explorer 10
2011-09-18 04:20:34

Following Apple's lead, Microsoft officials confirmed last week that one of the two versions of the Internet Explorer software that will be packaged with Windows 8 will not support browser plug-ins, various publications report. In a September 14 blog post, Microsoft executive Dean Hachamovitch confirmed the reports, writing, "For the web to move forward and for consumers to get the most out of touch-first browsing, the Metro style browser in Windows 8 is as HTML5-only as possible, and...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'