Wednesday, 15 October 2008

Silverlight 2.0 'live'

Everyone knows by now that Silverlight 2.0 has been released, and Silverlight-enabled websites everywhere are scrambling to update their beta2 code.

Two sites have been updated: and others still to come...

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Design wireframes/black&whites/whatever in Flash

I saw Tim's post on Software Mockups using Balsamiq just a few days after independently 'discovering' it via Russ.

I'm a big fan of 'visuals', so I had to immediately give it a try, mocking up some additions to Geoquery 2008's user interface:

I think a 'google earth globe' is about the only widget they didn't include!

Balsamiq Mockups is great fun - a very wide variety of widgets are built in, the Flash interface is easy to use (and if you can't get stuff to quite line up exactly, who cares! it's a mockup!). If you continue to use it, don't forget to buy.