Microsoft Silverlight

Microsoft officially announced Microsoft Silverlight, a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of media rich experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. In other words, Silverlight is the official release name for WPF/E. For those of you who are wondering where Microsoft came up with the name... [Read More]

Updated skin...

With the upgrade of GWB to Subtext, I thought about updating my blog to one of the newer skins. There were several in the running, but eventually I decided to keep the original skin. I think this look gives a nice, clean feel and is easy to read. As a... [Read More]

Windows Live Writer and GeeksWithBlogs

For those of you that use Windows Live Writer to publish posts you will need to reconfigure the blog settings to support Subtext. This is a one-time change and simply involves running the “Edit Weblog Settings” wizard. This wizard will pick up all of the existing settings, so you don’t... [Read More]

GeeksWithBlogs is now running Subtext

The guys at GWB did an outstanding job migrating GWB to Subtext. Excellent work, Jeff, John, and Dru! They migrated over 1000 blogs and 3 years worth of content to the new site, so this was not a trivial change. There may be a few wrinkles to iron out, but... [Read More]

Gravatars are back

For those of you who don’t know, a gravatar is a globally recognized avatar. This is an image that follows you from blog to blog and appears next to your name when on you comment on gravatar enabled sites. In general, gravatars help identify your posts on blogs in much... [Read More]