Thursday, September 02, 2010

Microsoft: Silverlight still has a future in an HTML 5 world

Microsoft: Silverlight still has a future in an HTML 5 world: "

Should Web developers target Internet Explorer 9 or Silverlight when creating new Web and mobile applications? One Microsoft exec takes a new stab at an answer.

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Monday, June 07, 2010

Workaround for installing Windows Phone 7 CTP on Windows XP

Windows XP is not supported for Windows phone 7 development tools

Workaround for installing Windows Phone 7 CTP on Windows XP:



  1. Download the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP Refresh
  2. Extract
    the contents of the setup package by running vm_web.exe /x and
    choosing a path to extract to
  3. Go to the folder you extracted to in step 2 and open the file baseline.dat in
    notepad
  4. Look for the section named [gencomp7788]
  5. Change
    the value InstallOnLHS from 1 to 0
  6. Change the
    value InstallOnWinXP from 1 to 0
  7. Save and
    close baseline.dat
  8. Run setup.exe /web from the
    folder you extracted to in step 2

Thursday, February 04, 2010