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Jordev Community Night on June 28th

July 21, 2007 Leave a comment

JorDev

Topic: Introducing Microsoft Silverlight
Date: Saturday, July 28th, 2007
Location: STIC (Queen Rania Technology Center, Rabiah)
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Speaker: Bander ALSHARFI [MVP]

Silverlight

Bander is a Technical Consultant and has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 2 years now. He is also the President of JorDev. So make sure not to miss out on next week’s Community Night, which promises to be a learning experience to remember!

For more information or directions to STIC please contact:
Ayman Farouk @ 0795727344

Microsoft Popfly

June 1, 2007 Leave a comment

Popfly is the fun, easy way to build and share mashups, gadgets, Web pages, and applications. Popfly consists of two parts:
Microsoft Popfly
1) Popfly Creator is a set of online visual tools for building Web pages and mashups.
2) Popfly Space is an online community of creators where you can host, share, rate, comment and even remix creations from other Popfly users.

To keep it short and simple, Popfly makes it easy for non-devs to create web sites, mashups, and more.
Drag, drag, click – you’ve got a Flikr + Virtual Earth mashup.
You can even point and click your way to a Vista Gadget.

I’ve got my own page at http://www.popfly.ms/users/amroamroamro but i’m still testing…

Start on http://www.popfly.com/ (You will need an invitation)

Microsoft Popfly

Google Gears released…

June 1, 2007 Leave a comment

Google GearsGoogle has announced some big news for Ajax developers at Google Developer Day. The announcement is Google Gears, an open source runtime to allow you to build Offline Web applications.

Google Gears (BETA) is an open source browser extension that enables web applications to provide offline functionality using following JavaScript APIs:

  • LocalServer: Store and serve application resources locally
  • Database: Store data locally in a fully-searchable relational database
  • WorkerPool: Run asynchronous Javascript to improve application responsiveness

ArabicLexikon Game – ImagineCup 2007

May 11, 2007 Leave a comment

A few days, I received an email from Samer Chidiac of Microsoft stating that my team is qualified for Round 2 of ImagineCup 2007 (Software Design) which will be held this Saturday 12th of May in German Jordanian University in Amman.
We (my partner Khalil and I) originally intended to participate in Web Development category, but unfortunately we missed the deadline so instead we decided to switch to Software Design (obviously we had to change the whole website to a Windows Forms application).The result is pretty good, we named it ArabicLexikon (with a ‘k’ !!).
The concept is pretty simple, ArabicLexikon is a ‘game with a purpose’ that aims to build a lexicon knowledge base for Arabic language. It was inspired by ESP Game which aims to label all images on the web.

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