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2007

Discovery Channel switches to Silverlight in a flash: News - Software - ZDNet Australia

Another publication talking about the Silverlight implementation made by my brother Mathieu!!! Wonderful!

You made an excellent job Mathieu!!!

(side note: Lorenz, it will be live on 1st of July, so I will be able to give you the link ;)

Discovery Channel switches to Silverlight in a flash

David Braue, ZDNet Australia

25 June 2007 07:30 PM

International Web development firm @www has built a new user interface for TV broadcaster the Discovery Channel using Microsoft's Silverlight -- the software giant's challenger to Adobe's Flash.

@www client services director Nicholas Ratsey told Microsoft's ReMix Developers conference attendees in Melbourne today the Discovery Channel wanted to create a rich user experience for viewers. And according to Ratsey, "it has worked well".

The interface for the current text-only Never Miss TV video site -- set to go live on July 1 across southeast Asia -- offers a range of content accessible via a single click.

Additions such as roll-down menus, personalised playlists and smooth scrolling through content were completed just two weeks after @www developers took their first look at Silverlight.

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Discovery Channel switches to Silverlight in a flash: News - Software - ZDNet Australia

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