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Apr

SharePoint 2010 and Silverlight

SharePoint and Silverlight go together like rhubarb and custard, chicken and chilli, peanut butter and banana. Microsoft’s latest version of SharePoint introduces many exciting and cool new features that developers like me just love to rave on and on about for hours. If you’re unfortunate enough to get caught in a broken elevator with me then watch out! ... read full post

Posted by:  Peter Jones , Developer |  23 April 2010

Silverlight, SharePoint 2010


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06

Apr

WPF and Silverlight: not just eye candy

In my earlier days of programming when learning the C language, I came across the following quote, which captures the appeal of software development for me: "Look at your computer screen. Imagine something happening there. Anything. As long as you know how to program a computer, what you imagine will take place." - Dan Gookin ... read full post

Posted by:  Daniel McGaughran , Developer |  06 April 2010

Silverlight, WPF, Software Development


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12

Mar

Silverlight market share on the up

Have a look at Rich Internet Application Statistics site RIA Stats and you’ll see an interesting development: Microsoft Silverlight is now installed on more than 50% of computers connected to the web. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  12 March 2010

Silverlight, MIX, Rich Internet Application


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12

May

Let's talk SharePoint

This year’s SharePoint Conference (held at the Conference Centre in Seattle, USA) can only be described as a huge success. Throughout the conference I was impressed that the organisers were able to “practice what they preach” by using SharePoint to host the conference website. Not only did this provide useful information when preparing to attend the conference but was a useful tool throughout and even after the conference. One of the things that impressed me most was the personal areas (through the use of MySites) where each attendee was able to plan, view and manage the sessions they attended and also provided the ability to submit session evaluations online. ... read full post

Posted by:  Bernardine Slagter , Developer Consultant |  12 May 2008

SharePoint, Silverlight, SharePoint Conference, Taxonomy


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06

Mar

Announcing TextGlow - a world first from Intergen, NZ

Over the last couple of months I have had the opportunity to work on an exciting project at Intergen called TextGlow . TextGlow is a cutting edge browser application for viewing Word 2007 documents on the Internet. With TextGlow it is possible to instantly view a document within a web page, with no Microsoft Office applications installed, or the user even running Windows! ... read full post

Posted by:  James Newton-King , Developer |  06 March 2008

Silverlight, OOXML, TextGlow


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20

Mar

Making waves offshore: Introducing ButtercupReader.net - the latest in accessibility online

Last month in the New Zealand Herald, Tony Stewart, our Managing Director, talked about some of the work Intergen does offshore and how these overseas engagements act as a salve in these challenging economic times. Late last year, Shaun Donaghey, our Auckland GM, talked to Metro magazine about how, with the time difference (and the exchange rate), being from ‘little old New Zealand’ can be turned into a distinct business advantage. ... read full post

Posted by:  Katy Sweetman , Marketing Director, Empired Group |  20 March 2009

Silverlight, TextGlow, MIX, Accessibility, ButtercupReader


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15

Oct

Are we settling for a life in low fidelity?

A while back I was bemoaning the dumbing down of media with my good friend  Skinny and I think we eventually concluded that it was simply the scourge of new media and everything would come right again soon enough as technology and delivery inevitably caught up to previous standards in response to consumer demand. But I now fear we were wrong, and that in fact this devolution is starting to affect other areas of my life. So this set me to thinking... Are we settling for a life in low fidelity? ... read full post

Posted by:  Eamon O'Rourke ,  |  15 October 2007

Silverlight, Accessibility, Visual Media


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23

Jun

CRM in China

By the time you read this, I will be on my way to China, en route WLG-AKL-HKG-CAN-TAO-SZX-HKG-CHC-WLG. Nine airports in seven days – does that make me a potential Amazing Race qualifier? I have been hard at work localising some of the training material for our Chinese audience, and I’ll be delivering the training in Mandarin Chinese to my fellow countrymen and women. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jian Sun , Developer |  23 June 2009

Silverlight, Windows Presentation Foundation, Unified Communications, Azure, Dynamics CRM


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15

Jul

Intergen develops Office 2010 site for Microsoft

The site went live yesterday, and was covered all over the Twittersphere  but now we can officially talk about it: Intergen developed a Silverlight-based website for Microsoft to promote the latest version of Microsoft Office – Office 2010 . ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  15 July 2009

Office 2010, Silverlight, TextGlow, ButtercupReader


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03

Jul

Silverlight adoption

Last Wednesday I had the chance to present to the first meeting of the newly-formed Silverlight User Group . The topic was Silverlight and Accessibility and how to write Silverlight applications within the boundaries of the New Zealand Government Web Standards. Great to see an increasing interest in Silverlight and I’m looking forward to coming along to some more sessions over the next few months. ... read full post

Posted by:  Andrew Tokeley ,  |  03 July 2009

Silverlight, Accessibility


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09

Aug

Look who's talking...

August is a month of speaking engagements at Intergen, with TechEd and Web on the Piste prominent on the events calendar. Here’s what some of our speakers have to say about their topics of choice. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tony Stewart , Intergen Group CEO |  09 August 2007

Tech-Ed, SharePoint, Office Business Applications, Silverlight, ActionThis


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