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    MIX08 - Ray Ozzie lays out the vision...

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    Ray Ozzie took the stage at MIX08 and talked about the Microsoft/Yahoo merger,the 3 core principals that are reshaping Microsoft's core products and offerings and driving Microsoft's Software+Services strategy and 5 areas that Microsoft is focused on...
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    Mike Taulty Video Series on PRISM for Silverlight 3

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    Mike Taulty has published an excellent series of screencasts illustrating some of the ideas found in " Prism " or the " Composite Application Guidance " from the Patterns and Practices team that can be used to build Silverlight applications...
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    Microsoft Innovation Showcase Win a Zune Sweepstakes Promotion

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    HOW DO I ENTER? You can enter by visiting the web site for the Sweepstakes and completing all of the registration requirements including completion of a short survey. All required survey questions must be answered to receive an entry. We will only accept...
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    Toolshed Alert #23 - Russ Fustino Back In Town

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    Oct 23rd Tues (6-9PM). Russ Fustino on It's All About The Tools'. Event to be held at Microsoft Farmington CT Office. Visit our website www.ctdotnet.org for more details. Please send an email RSVP to ctdotnet@gmail.com if you plan to attend - we need...
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    ARCast.TV - Peter Provost on what’s coming for Architects in Visual Studio Team System

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    The upcoming version of Visual Studio Team System (code named Rosario) has a number of new features and functions for Architects.  Senior Program Manager of Visual Studio Team System for Architects Edition, Peter Provost , sits down with Joe Shirey...
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    Top Curriculum Downloads from Microsoft Faculty Connection

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    Below are the top downloads from our Faculty Connection site in September. It is clear that XNA is a great topic for getting students interesting in software development. With XNA now also a development option for Windows Phone 7 , the demand will only...
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    Bob and Chris' MSDN Roadshow May 2007 Recap

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    Chris and I had a great time in Burlington VT, Rochester NY, Hartford CT, Portland ME and Nashua NH. Thanks to everyone who came out to spend a day with us. Chris and I covered the XML storage and retrieval features in SQL Server 2005 , Software Factories...
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    What does Web 2.0 Mean to You? - Video

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    Click the Play button to view the 'What does Web 2.0 mean to you?' video.
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    Building Apps for Windows Phone 8 Jump Start

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    Building Apps for Windows Phone 8 Jump Start This two-day online course is specially tailored for developers looking to leverage C#/XAML to build cool apps and games for Windows Phone 8. Clearly, this platform is another leap forward in Microsoft’s overall...
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    engadget - Windows Phone 7 in-depth preview

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    Joshua Topolsky has an in-depth article on Windows Phone 7 over at engadget. From the article… We were extremely surprised and impressed by the software's touch responsiveness and speed. In fact, this is probably the most accurate and nuanced touch response...
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    arcCouncil Feb 12th, 2007 - Web 2.0

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    The topic of our next arcCouncil event on February 12th is Web 2.0 . We've lined up two excellent speakers on this topic. You won't want to miss this one. The event is being held in 9 cities across the east region. The event will be held in Waltham and...
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    ReMIX07 Boston Attendees to receive Microsoft Store Vouchers

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    See Jeff Barnes blog on this great offer for ReMIX07 attendees. Each attendee will receive a $120 Microsoft Store voucher. If you are interested in attending ReMIX07 Boston, visit the ReMIX07 site and use the RM07INTB RSVP code to get $100 off the registration...
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    Microsoft DreamSpark Program provides students with Microsoft Professional Development tools for free!

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    Students can now build and deploy apps to Windows Phone Marketplace for free through DreamSpark Check this out: Students at UC Berkeley save time with Windows Phone 7 development (3 weeks vs 3hrs) Mixest XAP #gdgtseattle from Anand Iyer on Vimeo . Technorati...
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    3rd Party XAML Tools

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    At a recent MSDN event I was asked about tools for doing 3D rendering that would generate XAML output. I promised to blog the list. Mike Swanson has made this really easy for me. He has already blogged a list of tools, controls for WPF development. Click...
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    PDC09 – Session, Video & PPT List by Greg Duncan

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    Greg Duncan has cleverly put together a page that lists the PDC09 sessions with links to videos and PowerPoint's. Way to go Greg!   Technorati Tags: PDC09 , Greg Duncan , Videos , Sessions , PPT , Silverlight , Windows Azure , VS2010    ...
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    Missed the PDC? Catch the content live at the MSDN Developer Conference

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      We’re bringing the PDC to you! For just $99 you’ll get the best of the PDC in your own backyard and hear all of the exciting announcements around the Azure Services Platform, Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2010. Check out the session line up ! Cool...
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    Architecture Resources on MSDN

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    Check out these articles and case studies on the MSDN Architecture Site: SOA in the Real World: Commonwealth Bank of Australia CommSee is a simply amazing application written by the team at CBA. This application is visually stunning, architecturally interesting...
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    Introducing Visual Studio LightSwitch

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    THE SIMPLEST WAY TO BUILD BUSINESS APPLICATIONS FOR THE DESKTOP AND CLOUD Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta helps you solve specific business needs by enabling you to quickly create professional-quality business applications, regardless of your...
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    Code Camp 8: Rise of the Silverlight Surfer

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    Technorati Tags: Silverlight , Code Camp Chris Bowen has announced Code Camp 8: Rise of the Silverlight Surfer as well as a call for speakers. This is your chance to step up and be heard, share your experiences and code. This event promises to be a lot...
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    MSDN Event - AJAX + Silverlight

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    I had a great time speaking at the MSDN Events this week on the topics of Microsoft ASP.Net AJAX and Silverlight. As promised here is the link to the content from the event. Here are other blog posts of mine that are also relevant: XAML Primer Making...
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    What's new in C# 4

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    If you’ve wanted to get up to date on the new features in C# 4 that is part of Visual Studio 2010, see the set of Whirlwind screencasts on Channel 9. Whirlwind 9 - Introducing C# 4 The screencasts feature MVP Stuart Celarier and ISV...
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    ARCast – Dennis McCarthy on Software + Services

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    Software + Services is the logical evolution of services based interoperability and the clients that we leverage today; desktop, browser, mobile. In order for this vision to be fulfilled, we will need a full blown software platform that allows us to easily...
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    ARCast :: Biff Gaut on the Microsoft Certified Architects Program

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    More than 100 people at Microsoft and from the IT industry in the world today have become Microsoft Certified Architects since the program was launched about two years ago. For people who are interested to become an MCA, they may wonder what it is like...
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    Imagine Cup Finals in Warsaw Showcase Amazing Student Solutions

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    Imagine Cup 2010 Finals kicked off on July 3rd in Warsaw Poland. There are over 400 students from 60 countries competing in Software Design, Gaming and Embedded solutions. The Imagine Cup encourages young people to apply their imagination, their passion...
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    Let the blogging begin...

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    My name is Bob Familiar . I am an Architect Evangelist working for Microsoft out of our Boston, MA office. I've been designing and developing solutions on the Microsoft platform since 1989 and working in the software industry for just over 21 years. ...
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