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Microsoft UX: What Just Happened

This is a presentation I recently gave that helps people understand where Silverlight came from, where it is today and lastly where its heading tomorrow.

Microsoft UX: What Just Happened

  1. 1. WHAT JUST HAPPENED?<br />Microsoft UX breakdown<br />
  2. 2. http://www.riagenic.com<br />Scott Barnes<br />UX SPECIALIST<br />scott.barnes@readify.net<br />MOSSYBLOG<br />
  3. 3. MICROSOFT UX HISTORY 101<br />CHAPTER 1<br />
  4. 4. HTML<br />MICROSOFT<br />FEARED THE<br />DEVELOPER<br />
  5. 5. THEY WERE GROWING<br />FAST..<br />SO MICROSOFT<br />RESPONDED<br />
  6. 6. XAML<br />IS BORN<br />
  7. 7. WPF<br />IS BORN<br />
  8. 8. WPF/E<br />IS BORN<br />
  9. 9. PROBLEM!<br />
  10. 10. NOPE!!!<br />LIKE <br />Nobody<br />Seemed to <br />THE NEW<br />GUY<br />
  11. 11. Back<br />to the<br />Drawing<br />BOARD<br />
  12. 12. PROBLEM!<br />
  13. 13. THEY ARE STILL GROWING<br />FA ST..<br />SO MICROSOFT<br />RESPONDED<br />AGAIN..<br />
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  15. 15. SILVERLIGHT<br />IS BORN<br />
  16. 16. SILVERLIGHT<br />X-Device<br />IS A<br />Plug-in<br />X-Platform<br />X-Device-Browser<br />That helps companies design, develop and deliver<br />eXperiences<br />Compelling<br />
  17. 17. The Birth of the &quot;Light&quot;<br />Chapter 2<br />
  18. 18. VERSION 1.0<br />JAVASCRIPT WAS ALL THE RAGE…<br />
  19. 19. VERSION 1.1<br />THE OLYMPICS OR BUST<br />
  20. 20. PERSON<br />average<br />watched<br />SILVERLIGHT<br />for<br />23 mins<br />
  21. 21. everyone<br />NOTICE<br />started to<br />
  22. 22. My old<br />Office in Redmond, WA<br />Victory Emails Sent…<br />
  23. 23. 2.0<br />back to <br />work on<br />
  24. 24. need to<br />PLAY<br />GUY<br />catch-up<br />to the<br />OTHER<br />
  25. 25. THE V3 MOMENT…<br />Chapter 3<br />
  26. 26. VERSION 2.0<br />SCOTT GU JUGGLES…<br />
  27. 27. DEEP ZOOM<br />FEATURE<br />
  28. 28. LAYOUT MANAGEMENT<br />FEATURE<br />
  29. 29. STACKPANEL<br />FEATURE<br />
  30. 30. BUILT IN NETWORK API&apos;S<br />FEATURE<br />
  31. 31. STYLE ELEMENTS<br />FEATURE<br />
  32. 32. UserControls<br />FEATURE<br />
  33. 33. Etc.. Etc.. basically<br />IT WAS THE<br />CATCHUP<br />RELEASE<br />
  34. 34. GROWTH…<br />Chapter 4<br />
  35. 35. as of July 09…<br />
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  37. 37. Did you know..<br />iPods + iPhones + iMacs + iEverything..<br />!= Silverlight<br />
  38. 38. Did you know..<br />Twitter + MySpace + <br />Facebook<br />!= Silverlight<br />
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  42. 42. Huh?<br />Silverlight<br />Is growing<br />Fast!<br />
  43. 43. SILVERLIGHT 3…<br />Chapter 5<br />
  44. 44. VIDEO <br />OR BUST<br />
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  76. 76. THE FUTURE…<br />Chapter 5<br />
  77. 77. FUI<br />[ Fantasy User Interface(s) ]<br />IGNITE<br />THE<br />Creative Spark<br />
  78. 78. Microsoft<br />Multi-Touch<br />Is making <br />Ubiquitous…<br />Its no longer a<br />FANTASY<br />
  79. 79. FROM<br />this<br />
  80. 80. TO<br />this<br />
  81. 81. FROM<br />this<br />
  82. 82. TO<br />this<br />
  83. 83. BE<br />!<br />Empty<br />Your mind<br />FORMLESS<br />
  84. 84. BE<br />!<br />Empty<br />BECOME<br />Your mind<br />FORMLESS<br />the cup<br />
  85. 85. EMBRACE<br />the cup<br />

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