Silverlight, ASP.NET, Expression and Windows Server 2008

I had a great time this morning with Sam and Mai-lan from the IIS and Windows Media Server teams. Together we demo’ed some cool new stuff in ASP.NET including: Expression Media Encoder asp:Media UpdatePanel and UpdateProgress AutoCompleteExtender and TextWaterMarkExtender asp:History – Finally control over the back button! Profile Service Bit rate throttling in IIS7 – which allows web site vendors to control the wasted bandwidth due to drop off while still preserving a great initial experience. Live Streaming with Windows Media Server – this is a very cool demo where we use Expression Media Encoder to encoded some video live from a webcam, push it to a WMS server which then makes it available to HUGE numbers of folks for live viewing.. anyone…(read more)

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