This week Kevin leads a discussion about the inauguration on the web, then we field some questions from listeners.

Topics
  • Live inauguration video on Silverlight sites
  • Photosynth picture of the inauguration
  • whitehouse.gov on webforms – will Viewstate bring down the presidency?
  • Armchair quarterbacking the whitehouse.gov site
  • whitehouse.gov updates robots.txt
  • And Twitter didn’t die!
  • Question – What is the one thing I should learn this year
  • - K. Scott – SOLID, dynamic languages, WPF
  • - Jon – Pick something, declarative UI, get involved in something
  • - Kevin – SOLID Principles, WPF
  • Question – Comparing working in Web, RIA, and WPF
  • Side discussion: What’s the deal with ClickOnce?
  • Whoa! Scott Koon joins us mid-call!
  • Quick discussion of jQuery 1.3
  • Question – What is the one thing Scott K wants to learn this year?
  • - Scott K. – Expressions
  • - K. Scott – I agree that Scott K should learn expressions
  • Side discussion: Why are companies so slow to upgrade .NET versions?
  • - Jon – Go, go, go!
  • - K. Scott – Not enough must-have features
  • - Kevin – Requires customers to upgrade
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