Silverlight 2 is released in Beta! You can now download Silverlight 2 and build applications. The world is a better place. And we’re here to tell you what’s been announced and how to get started on the newest and shiniest web applications.


Useful links for the show:
Mix 08 Links
All Mix 08 Sessions (videos and powerpoints) – http://sessions.visitmix.com/ http://shrinkster.com/vyb (search for the session numbers below)
Mike Harsh and Joe Stegman overview of writing an application in Silverlight 2 – CT01 and CT02
Integrating Media in Silverlight Applications – BCT05
Creating Rich, Dynamic User Interfaces with Silverlight 2 Controls – T20
Lighting Up your AJAX Applications with Silverlight – T10
Encoding Video for Microsoft Silverlight – BCT07
Working with Data and Web Services in Microsoft Silverlight 2 – T13

Joe Stegman’s talk information – http://blogs.msdn.com/jstegman/archive/2008/03/08/mix08-content.aspx http://shrinkster.com/vya

Silverlight 2 Links
Silverlight site (Hands On Labs, How to get started, etc.) – www.silverlight.net
Great blog post with links to all kinds of Silverlight information – http://www.silverlightshow.net/items/4068.aspx http://shrinkster.com/vym
Best of Silverlight sites/tutorials/info – http://geekswithblogs.net/WynApseTechnicalMusings/Default.aspx http://shrinkster.com/vy9
Great looking control skins – http://www.silverlightshow.net/items/4119.aspx http://shrinkster.com/vyg
Calling Javascript functions from Silverlight 2 (Tim Heuer’s blog) – http://timheuer.com/blog/archive/2008/03/09/calling-javascript-functions-from-silverlight-2.aspx
The Code Trip (programmers wandering around in a bus!!!) – http://thecodetrip.com/ http://shrinkster.com/vyd
Silverlight control hierarchy – http://advertboy.wordpress.com/2008/03/13/silverlight-control-hierarchy/ http://shrinkster.com/vye

How to use the File Open Dialog – http://blogs.msdn.com/silverlight_sdk/archive/2008/03/06/silverlight-2-beta-1-code-for-the-how-to-use-the-open-file-dialog-box-topic.aspx http://shrinkster.com/vyf
A physics engine in Silverlight 2 – http://chriscavanagh.wordpress.com/2008/03/06/silverlight-2-2d-physics-revisited/ http://shrinkster.com/vyi