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Content Master provides Microsoft Corp with Quick-Start guides to help teach Microsoft patterns & practices

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Microsoft patterns & practices group use Content Master for Silverlight online guidance project.

Content Master announces the successful completion of the project to provide a Microsoft Silverlight-based guided learning experience to help consumers of Microsoft patterns & practices rapidly locate, explore and comprehend key concepts associated with the latest patterns & practices offerings. The guided learning experience is aimed at enterprise users of the popular patterns & practices materials. Content Master was able to combine the advantages of the rich user experience that Silverlight enables with the productivity provided by its Luminosity eLearning software, to complete the project in record time.

The Microsoft patterns & practices team consists of experienced architects, developers, writers, and testers working with the developer community and industry experts, to ensure that some of the best minds in the industry have contributed to and reviewed their guidance as it is being developed. Their role has been described as the bridge between the real world needs of Microsoft customers and the wide range of products and technologies Microsoft provides.

Steve Elston, Content Publishing Manager for Microsoft patterns & practices said, "Over the years, the Microsoft patterns & practices Group has developed a highly successful and well respected range of guidance for software architects and developers. Content Master has developed a Silverlight-based quick-start framework enabling us to provide a more effective way of introducing our deliverables to our target audience. The resulting quick-starts have a very attractive and intuitive interface that makes it much quicker and easier for our consumers to locate the content that they need, to quickly understand what it's about, and to know whether or not it's relevant to them. This provides a valuable addition to p&p's capabilities and as usual, Content Master has been great to work with; fast, responsive and cost effective."

Content Master is part of CM Group and through CM Consulting, is a Microsoft patterns and practice official consulting partner.