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Exploring Apps4Edmonton using Microsoft Live Labs Pivot - MasterMaq.ca Blog
You're going to hear a lot more about apps over the next few weeks! The deadline for submissions for the City of Edmonton's Apps4Edmonton competition was Friday evening. Local developers came up with more than 30 really interesting and useful local apps, which will now compete for your votes and for the attention of the judges. You can learn more about the prizes and the competition here. I started looking at some of the apps, and decided I wanted a better interface to browse them. I thought it would be nice to be able to sort the apps, to see a screenshot of each one, and to see which datasets each of the apps made use of. I also didn't want to spend too much time on it, so with all of that in mind, this seemed like the perfect opportunity to experiment with Pivot. Here's what I came up with! Click on the image below to load the Apps4Edmonton Apps Directory in Pivot. You'll need Silverlight 4 installed for it to work. Alternatively, if you have downloaded Pivot and have it installed