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Mithun just posted that the videos are now available online from the Silverlight Firestarter Seattle event.  You can view the videos here in WMV form, but I also took a quick stab at putting them together in a playlist using the Silverlight Expression Encoder templates.  Here they are:

You can click the little icon in the upper right to see the playlist option and to navigate. 

NOTE: The offline mode doesn’t seem to work and likely because I didn’t populate the playlist option with the sizes of the videos, sorry about that, but just wanted to put these together conveniently and quickly.

It was a great time and I was sad I didn’t have time to stay for the QA panel for participation.  Thanks for all of you attending in person at this and the other Seattle area events…as well as those who attended online!

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I’m a little late to the game posting information about it, but there is a plethora of Silverlight stuff to do this week in the Seattle/Redmond area this week.  Sleepless in Seattle…definitely not – Silverlight in Seattle baby!

Allow me to interpret Adam’s vector goods…

  • 14 Sep (tonight!): Jesse Liberty is presenting at the .NET DA user group meeting on .NET RIA Services.
  • 15 Sep: Nerd Dinner!!!  Just a casual gathering of people who speak in acronyms and like food.  Bellevue Crossroads food court (awesome choices for anyone).
  • 16 Sep: I’ll be presenting (thanks to David for the invite!) to the Seattle Interact group on styling/templating interfaces for Silverlight as well as some on behaviors.
  • 17 Sep: Seattle Firestarter event.  ScottGu and friends.  I’ll be doing my best to demonstrate some of the key scenarios for Silverlight and hope to inspire your thoughts.

With the exception of tonight, I’ll be at each of these events and am looking forward to spending the week in sunny Seattle with you folks.  Be sure to stop by and introduce yourself!

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I have the pleasure of being invited to participate in two Silverlight events coming up soon (one very soon).  These are a part of a “firestarter” event that is intended to get you familiar with certain technologies, in this case Silverlight, rather quickly and gain a better understanding for the overall platform offerings.  I’m excited to have been invited to participate in both the Atlanta and Seattle events.

Silverlight Firestarter Atlanta

The first one will be in Atlanta, Georgia on 22-August!  It’s been quite some time since I’ve been to Atlanta and I’m very happy to be going to hang out with Silverlight developers there.

Atlanta Silverlight firestarter logo

The agenda looks to be a good one if you are in the area.  It is a free event to attend and will be hosted at the Microsoft office in Alpharetta.  Apparently it is already booked full for registration.  You can find out more information about the plans, location, and schedule at the minisite.  Be sure to check out the Bios section to see the star studded experts that will be there!  Wildermuth said that he’d take me to the largest aquarium…I’m hoping that’s not a ploy to get me eaten by some giant whale shark or something.  I’ll settle for BBQ if we can’t make it to the aquarium Shawn!

Silverlight Firestarter Seattle

Well, technically Redmond, but who’s counting :-).  This event on 17-September will be held at the conference center on the Microsoft campus.  Registration is required, so make sure you register now if you plan on attending.

Seattle Silverlight firestarter logo

This is a pretty packed agenda with some great folks, including Scott Guthrie, Brad Abrams, Adam Kinney, Justin Angel and Karl Shifflett.  I’m honored that Scott would open up for me ;-).  Seriously though, this looks like it will be a good time!  Adam posted his vision on how the day will go.  I better start working on those loads!  Again, registration is required, so make sure you go do that now.

Hope to see you at one of these!

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In NYC this weekend and want to hang out and learn some Silverlight?  Some community leaders and Microsoft folk are putting on a Silverlight 2 Firestarter event this weekend on 13-SEP.  Shawn Wildermuth of the Silverlight Tour will be there for the keynote and giving some sessions as well.  It looks like some folks from Infragistics will be there as well…I’d imagine they might have some cool things to talk about!

The event is free for anyone to attend and should be a good time hanging out with fellow geeks in NYC and learning what others are doing with Silverlight 2!  Registration will probably fill up quick!

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at the end of november i had a chance to visit seattle to attend the silverlight firestarter event.  the entire day was captured on video.  those videos are now available at the visitmix.com site.  you can stream them directly on the site or download them for offline viewing.  the sessions include content from , , , , and .

all good stuff.  enjoy.