403 – Forbidden: Access is denied.

The first time I tried to setup a website with IIS I was greeted with: 403 – Forbidden: Access is denied. You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplied. Not very friendly.  I immediately thought I didn’t have appropriate security permissions to the folder or file […]

Microsoft Silverlight 3 Video Training

I love learning about new technology and Microsoft has been busy making (or paying for folks to make) a lot of free training videos.  If you want to learn about what’s new in Silverlight 3, visit the msdev.com site and watch some of the great videos.  The Silverlight 3 video’s can be found at: http://www.msdev.com/Directory/SeriesDescription.aspx?CourseId=122 […]

Two awesome Silverlight examples

I believe in RIAs because developing an HTML/AJAX application is just painful.  And I believe that Silverlight provides an excellent RIA solution.  For two great examples of Silverlight in action look at: http://windows4all.com/ and, http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/webclient/ These both look and feel like desktop applications but are running safely in your friendly browser. Be aware that CodePlex […]