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TypeScript Programming Language: A Superset of JavaScript

Microsoft’s new open and interoperable programming language introduced today, called “TypeScript” solves a very specific problem – getting JavaScript development to scale.

Microsoft is building the TypeScript “superset” of JavaScript to provide the “syntactic sugar” needed to build large applications and support large teams, Soma Somasegar, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’ Developer Division …

Inside Microsoft Research’s Chronozoom with Rane Johnson [Video]

How do you best present history that spans billions of years? That was the challenge taken on by MSR recently with Chronozoom. The resulting site presents a multimedia timeline using DeepZoom through HTML5 to explore significant events across a variety of curated collections from the best professors and …

Exchange Interoperability Content Now On MSDN Open Specifications Developer Center

MSDN: MSDN: In November and December 2011, Exchange content made its debut on the Learn Open Specifications and Interoperability page in the Open Specifications Developer Center. The updates include nine new Microsoft Exchange Learning Modules:

“While you’re on the Learn tab exploring the new Exchange learning modules, don’t miss the Open Specifications …

Windows Azure, Bing Maps and Deep Zoom Powers Steven Spielberg’s ‘War Horse’ Promotional Website

MSN EntertainmnetMSN EntertainmnetWar Horse, a latest Steven Spielberg film, which has hit the theaters in the United States, has also begun promotion The War Horse Journey on MSN entertainmentThe War Horse Journey on MSN entertainmentonline through a special website dubbed “The War Horse Journey” on MSN, providing users with an interactive exploration of the world they will view when watching War Horse.

The …

Boeing 737 Virtual Tour Created Using Microsoft Kinect

Boeing, the commercial aircraft giant is now using Microsoft’s technology: Kinect, Silverlight Deep Zoom, and Windows 7 Touch and Azure, to create a virtual tour of the next-generation Boeing 737 plane.

The 737 project uses the technology behind Kinect motion controller for Xbox 360 to let a viewer move …

Open Specifications Interactive Pivot Helps You Learn Open Specifications and Interoperability

Last week, Microsoft’s Office Interoperability team updated the Learn Open Specifications and Interoperability page in the Open Specifications Developer Center.

“This update features the debut of the Open Specifications interactive Pivot, nine new learning modules, and one new article,” revealed Michael Bowman.

“Open Specifications Interactive Pivot, makes it easy to find …

Webcast: Mobile Photosynth Panorama App for iOS Devices

The Photosynth team has put together a new “Photosynth app” to create Photosynth panoramas on your mobile device. Photosynth panoramas are a little different from typical synths in that they are a single stitched image of a space, rather than a lot of individual images from different angles that’re bound together in a explorable volumetric …

Bing Maps Android Open Source SDK Available on openCodeplex

Bing Maps SDK for Android from InKnowledge has launched. This new open source SDK gives Android developers a choice in terms of map controls and provides greater flexibility as a result of having direct access to the code base.

“Built using latest Bing Maps AJAX Control 7.0, Bing Maps Android …

Microsoft Tag $10,000 Scan Challenge Is Live Now

Microsoft Tag $10,000 Scan Challenge is now live on Facebook, an experience made possible by Silverlight Deep Zoom in addition to Microsoft Tag.

Scan one of the Tags, and you just might be the lucky winner of an Xbox 360 Console with Kinect or $5,000 — and another $10,000 on top of that …

Webcast Silverlight TV: Expert Chat on Deep Zoom, Touch, and Windows 7 Phone

Thinking about writing a touch intensive Windows Phone 7 application? In this episode, David Kelley of Wirestone shares his experience creating rich experiences with Silverlight.

David has been involved with many high profile applications and he shows off both the Jordan Deep Zoom mosaic and his Simon for Windows Phone 7 application that’s …

Seadragon Ajax 0.8.8 Now Available for Download

Microsoft Expression made available of “Seadragon Ajax 0.8.8,” a Deep Zoom viewing library implemented in pure JavaScript. It supports the same single image file format that Silverlight Deep Zoom uses, but doesn’t support Deep Zoom Collections.

The download pack contains a self-extracting zip file that contains full source code for Seadragon Ajax, sample …

MSN with Billboard Launched Silverlight Powered Interactive ‘Music Channel’ Experience

MSN Russia launched a Silverlight based Music channel in collaboration with world famous music and pop culture magazine, Billboard. The new site allows music lovers to read news, play tracks and watch music videos from thousands of artists. Browsing thousands of albums for reviews and music is made simple by Silverlight PivotViewer and Deep Zoom, …

The Battle of Britain Interactive Guide by MSN

MSN launched the “Interactive Guide to the Battle of Britain,” build by Microsoft-partner Shoothill

  • TimeMap based on Bing Maps Silverlight Control shows original maps, reconnaissance imagery and target documents of German Luftwaffe. You can navigate various locations through quick links in a target list for London and Coventry. …

Deep Zoom Studio: Experience Deep Zoom tech With Silverlight

Deep Zoom Studio is an online service designed to highlight some of the best experiences involving Microsoft’s Deep Zoom technology around the web. Users can simply head over to the Deep Zoom Studio website, making sure that they have Silverlight installed, and start exploring t collection of content available from various sources, with diversified topics. …

Zoom.it: Microsoft’s Live Labs Free service for viewing and sharing high-resolution imagery

Microsoft Live Labs launched “zoom.it” for viewing and sharing high-resolution imagery. You can upload any website link, image, webpage, pdf, etc and get back a fully embeddable, short url’d viewer with deep zoom functionality.

For e.g, here’s our site diTii, also, embedded below:

Zoom.it converts your …