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    Job Openings at Softricity in Boston!!!

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    The Boston based Microsoft Softricity product group has job openings for Program and Project Managers as well as Software Development and QA Engineers on the SoftGrid Application Virtualization team. Current Microsoft SoftGrid Job Openings Group Program...
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    Silverlight Gadget for Radio/TV Playback

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    Michael Scherotter is doing a web cast on the topic of creating a Vista Gadget that leverages Silverlight for radio and TV playback: Now that many radio and television stations are streaming their content over the web, there are now multiple venues to...
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    Worldwide Telescope Released

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    Microsoft Research has released the long awaited Worldwide Telescope. The WorldWide Telescope (WWT) is a visualization software environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope—bringing together imagery from the best ground...
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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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    Imagine Cup 2011 to be hosted in New York City

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    Imagine Cup 2011 Theme: Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems. It might sound lofty. And perhaps a little ambitious. But when it comes down to it, this year's theme couldn't be more relevant. The United Nations has identified...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ARCast.TV - Eric Newcomer of IONA on the state of Interoperability

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    With SOA becoming a standard IT approach to interoperability and now the move to Software + Services, interoperability is a central theme of our architectures and implementations. In this latest ARCast episode, Eric Newcomer , Chief Technology Officer...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Windows Store App Development for iOS Developers

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    Event Date Thursday December 13, 2012 Friday December 14, 2011 Welcome Time: 8:30 AM Event Time: 9 AM – 4:30 PM Evening Social: Thursday December 13, 6 PM – 8 PM Event Location Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus Galileo Room SVC Conference Center 1065 La...
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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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    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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    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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    Windows Azure Updates

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      At MIX09, several new announcements were made for Windows Azure .  First, Full Trust support was announced, which opens up native code running in Windows Azure.  Along with this capability came the announcement of FastCGI support. ...
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