Archive for January, 2008

Silverlight 2.0

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Its finally going to happen Silverlight 2.0 which is the C# flavour of Silverlight is going to be out in non-beta and non-alpha. This means its an official release. With all the bells and whistles it looks like Rich internet apps have a new friend. This year is looking to be a pretty full on with the new Visual Studio(code named ORCAS) out end of 2007 and Silverlight 2.0 to arrive in the next couple of months. Microsoft is looking to have a good 2008. 

Custom character sets in Flash

Monday, January 7th, 2008

One of the surprisingly time consuming tasks when making a localized (multi-language) site is deciding on which characters you want to embed. In the flash IDE there is a few default sets. If u find those sets to be insufficient but have your own that you would like to add to the IDE check out this article.

If u want be very exact and only use exactly characters you know will be on there you can get a custom set from a text file using this handy dandy page.