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  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    Word to audible speech

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    Here’s some interesting code to run. It starts Microsoft Word and binds some Fox code to some Word events. Type some text into the document. Select some text. When the Selection Change event occurs, the Foxpro code creates the speech API object...
  • Marcus Perryman's WebLog

    MEDC 2005: Breakout 'A platform on the move: CF 2.0 '

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    This turned out to be a bit disappointing because it was really quite a gentle introduction to managed development. I should have guessed from the session code! Actually, let me just explain that because lots of people don’t understand Microsoft’s...
  • Antimail

    How does a four-dimensional world look like?

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    Eric Lippert is running an eye-catcher series on High Dimensional spaces (see here part one and two ). Which got me thinking. The classical laws of Optics work can be easily generqalized to N spatial dimensions. You could easily imagine things like refraction...
  • Marcus Perryman's WebLog

    MEDC 2005: Breakout 'Whats new in C++'

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    My 3 rd session was “What’s new in C++” which has some great material even if it was a little dry in presentation style. I was discussing presentation style with a colleague during the break and we came to the conclusion that a presentation about code...
  • Mark Bower

    New SharePoint blogger on the block

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    Please welcome my buddy and sometime room-mate Michael O'Donovan to the blogosphere. Michael is posting on SharePoint, Commerce Server and Content Management Server. http://blogs.msdn.com/modonovan/default.aspx
  • Marcus Perryman's WebLog

    MEDC 2005: Breakout "Enterprise look at WM 5.0"

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    My second session of the day was delivered by the UK’s very own Jason Langrage. His title was something like ‘new Windows Mobile 5.0 features for Enterprises’ but for me it was a great overview of the new features in the OS. Here are the key points he...
  • Windows Embedded Standard (Standard 7, Standard 2009, XPe...)

    Winlogon vs. Minlogon

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    This isn’t meant to be an all inclusive description of the pros and cons of Winlogon vs. Minlogon. But there is some confusion of why they conflict in your configuration and why some features have behavioral problems with Minlogon. If you want details...
  • Marcus Perryman's WebLog

    MEDC 2005: Vegas 2 Times

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    After a gruelling 25 hour trip from Heathrow through LA I finally arrived in Vegas on Monday at 10pm for my 2nd ever visit. With so many Microsoft people here I was able to call ahead and have a cold beer waiting for me - nice way to round the day off...
  • Jonathan Hardwick

    MSN Desktop Search is out of beta - go get it!

    The MSN Search team have just announced that their desktop search tool is out of beta. You can read more about it in this CNET article (via Scoble ), or go straight to the download page like I did. I’m not ashamed to admit that I’ve become reliant...
  • Marcus Perryman's WebLog

    MEDC 2005: Keynote

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    Bill started with the usual Software theme ('software will change the world...') which is very relevant to the mobile industry today. He talked about the future of communication moving from ‘phone number’ based selection of a contact to name based selection...
  • MSDN Online Media Blog

    Greenspan to grads: I need a job, too

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    Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board will be looking for work in January. CNN Money reports that Mr. Greenspan told newly graduated MBAs from the Wharton School of Business that coming January he's going to be looking for a job too, as his term as chairman...
  • Antimail

    New article: Localization practices for .NET 2.0

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    Michelle Leroux Bustamante posted an article on The Server Side about localization practices for .NET 2.0: http://www.theserverside.net/articles/showarticle.tss?id=LocalizationPractices The funny thing is - localization for a front-end system like...
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