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    Windows Phone 7 + Windows Azure = Cool Game Platform

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    David Rousset , has written a terrific 4 part article on using Silverlight, XNA on Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure to create a full features game level editor. The interesting parts fro me are David’s architectural approach to combining Silverlight...
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    Free eBook - Charles Petzold’s Programming Windows Phone 7

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    A draft preview of a free eBook by Charles Petzold called Programming Window Phone 7 is now available. Check out these Interviews … With Scott Hanselman: Hanselminutes Podcast 207 - Charles Petzold on Windows Phone 7 Series . On the .NET Zone: Interview...
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    Windows 7 – Sexy, Sensitive and Heading Your Way

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    The Windows 7 Sensor and Location API There are some very intriguing new API’s in Windows 7 such as Touch, Jump Lists, Taskbar and the subject of this article, Sensors and Location. Windows 7 includes native support for sensors, devices that measure...
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    Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 is Released

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    Microsoft released Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 Yesterday. Isn’t she beautiful? Here is your checklist to make sure your site can handle the new and improved standards compliance feature in IE8: Developer Checklist for IE8: For compatibility: Navigate to...
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    MSDN Enterprise Architecture Site Launched

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    The Enterprise Architecture site has been launched on MSDN. Enterprise Architecture has become a common practice for large IT organizations. For the first time there is a methodology to encompass all of the various IT aspects and processes into a single...
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    ARCast.TV - Juval Lowy on The EnergyNet, the next software boom

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    ARCast.TV - Juval Lowy on The Energy Net, the next software boom   ARCast.TV - Juval Lowy on The Energy Net, the next software boom The ongoing economy unraveling is the defining moment of our time. Many professional developers are fearful for their...
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    Get your app on! Students learn XNA and Silverlight Gaming at Pace Game Camp

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    100 students from 20 different colleges and high schools in the New York area got together at Pace University to hear Andrew Parsons and Bob Familiar lecture on XNA and Silverlight programming for Windows, XBox and Windows Phone . They are competing for...
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    Anders Hejlsberg on the Past, Present and future of C#

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    The A-Z of Programming Languages: C# Microsoft's Anders Hejlsberg reveals the history behind one of the most common programming languages, C#, and what the future holds for C#4.0. “Computerworld is undertaking a series of investigations into the most...
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    Developer and Architect Events Fall 2007

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    I wanted to let you know about the upcoming events for developers and architects happening here in the northeast. Chris Bowen and I will visit several cities between September 10 th and September 20 th delivering a free 1-day seminar for developers and...
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    Introduction to Cloud Computing by David Platt

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    David Platt of the Harvard University Extension School and CEO of Rolling Thunder Computing has created a 3 lecture series on Cloud Computing for students. This first lecture provides an introduction to Cloud Computing and covers the historical background...
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    SQL Server 2008 'Katmai' CTP Is Now Available

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    Click SQL Server “Katmai” June CTP release to get started. Here are the 4 main functional areas that you will want to investigate with this new release: Mission-Critical Platform – SQL Server 2008 enables IT groups to be more productive by providing a...
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    Enterprise Service Oriented Architecture Blog Series

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    Keith Pijanowski has an excellent on-going series of posts on the topic of Enterprise Service Oriented Architecture.  He's got 2 articles on the topic posted so far: 1) Defining SOA as an Enterprise Architecture The term Service Oriented Architecture...
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    Building Windows Games with Unity

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      + = Event Dates Pre-Event: Monday, April 8 Main Event: Tuesday, April 9 Game Jam: Wed, April 10 Event Location Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus Galileo Room SVC Conference Center 1065 La Avenida Mountain View, California 94043 United States Live...
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    Microsoft Hohm connects to home power monitor

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    Microsoft Hohm is a free online application that helps consumers save energy and money. With Hohm users can better understand their home energy usage, get recommendations to conserve energy and start saving. As with any recommendation engine, Microsoft...
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    arcstream announcement - Desktop/Web Convergence and User Experience

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    Desktop/Web Convergence and User Experience The next arcCouncil meeting is just around the corner. Please join us on December 11 th at the local Microsoft office for presentations and discussion on the topic of Desktop/Web Convergence and User Experience...
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    Silverlight on Mobile Devices

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    Sam Chenaur recently conducted an interview with Lennox Scott, Chairman and CEO of John L Scott Real Estate . With the help of Dr. Neil Roodyn , Tricky Business , and Loke Uei Tan from the Windows Mobile team, John L Scott Real Estate agreed to build...
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    PopFly Goes To College

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    I recently interviewed Professor Mark Frydenberg of Bentley College of Massachusetts . Professor Frydenberg has created a course that leverages PopFly to teach software architecture and development to his business major students. Professor Frydenberg...
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    Bob and Chris's MSDN Roadshow coming in May!!!

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    We've decided to take our long winded rants and questionable demos to a city near you. And if you were at our last event, you know the line about questionable demos is no joke! AGENDA: AJAX, Extensible Scrubbing Bubbles and that Cross Browser Cleansing...
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    Bringing the universe to your desktop :: The WorldWide Telescope

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    The WorldWide Telescope (WWT) is a rich visualization environment that functions as a virtual telescope, bringing together imagery from the best ground and space telescopes in the world for a seamless, guided exploration of the universe. WorldWide Telescope...
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    You know the question…What is the WebMatrix?

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      WebMatrix is everything you need to build Web sites using Windows. WebMatrix includes IIS Developer Express (a development Web server), ASP.NET (a Web framework), and SQL Server Compact (an embedded database). It streamlines Web site development...
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    Simon Guest on Architecture at Microsoft

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    Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Simon Guest, Senior Director of the Platform Architecture team at Microsoft for Channel 9. We discussed his team, what they do and what content and events we can expect from Microsoft  for the architect...
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    Bob and Chris' MSDN Roadshow Coming to a City Near You

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    Chris Bowen and I are busting out of our home bases in Massachusetts and taking our long-winded rants and questionable demos on the road across the Northeast! In the coming weeks, we'll be bringing the latest in developer- and architect-focused content...
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    Juval Lowy of iDesign on Interface Based Design

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    My good friend Denny Boynton, an architect evangelist from the midwest, recently interviewed Juval Lowy of iDesign on the topic of Interface Based Design. The interview has been posted to ARCast.tv . ARCast.tv - Juval Lowy on Interface Based Design Description...
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    Windows Workflow Foundation Starter Kit

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    The Windows Workflow Foundation Starter Kit is a Visual Studio 2005 project that demonstrates using Windows Workflow Foundation for simple task oriented workflow in an ASP.NET web application in a minimal number of lines of code. A workflow model is used...
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    Northeast Roadshow Coming to a Town Near you

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    Chris Bowen and Jim O’Neil will be behind the wheel of the next Northeast Roadshow. I will not be able to take this ride as I am working on a super secret project that you will learn about in about a month! Until then I will be in an undisclosed location...
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