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June, 2007

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    Free Microsoft Expression Training

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    Lynda.com are now offering free Expression training which can be downloaded without a login: Getting Started with Expression Design Getting Started with Expression Blend Expression Web Essential Training If you're interested in learning about Expression...
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    Imagine Cup - UK Finalists Blog

    The Imagine Cup is the worlds largest student technology competition and has a range of sub competitions from software development to short film. Microsoft runs this competition annually with each subsidiary taking the best entries from their region forward...
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    SLIDE7 Resources - Silverlight

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    This session was presented by Mark Johnston and focussed on Silverlight and the tools used to build rich interactive web apps. Mark has hosted a copy of his slide deck and sample code on his blog here . Technorati Tags: SLIDE 7 , Microsoft , web...
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    SLIDE7 Resources - Connected Mobile Development

    This session was presented by Rob Miles from Hull University and investigated the use of web services to power applications on mobile devices. Rob’s blog can be viewed here. The Powerpoint slides for this presentation are available below. Technorati...
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    SLIDE7 Resources - AJAX/Orcas

    This session was presented by Mike Ormond and demonstrated the implementation of AJAX in ASP.NET and the upcoming release of Visual Studio (Orcas). Mike's blog can be viewed here. The Powerpoint slides for this presentation are available below....
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    SLIDE7 Resources - Advanced ASP.NET

    This session was presented by David Grey from Hull University and offered a deeper dive into the world of ASP.NET focusing on deployment and testing. David’s blog can be viewed here The Powerpoint slides for this presentation are available below...
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    SLIDE7 Resources - Introduction to ASP.NET

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    This session was presented by me and was designed to introduce those with no experience of ASP.NET to the platform. I began by covering the differences between 'classic' ASP and ASP.NET, then covered the architecture and finished with examples of some...
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    SLIDE7 Resources - Keynote

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    The keynote session was delivered by Mark Quirk the Head of Technology at Microsoft and focussed on the rise of Web 2.0 and Microsoft’s web strategy. The Powerpoint slides for this presentation are available below. Technorati Tags: SLIDE 7 , Microsoft...
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    SLIDE7

    Yesterday we hosted SLIDE7 at our offices in Reading, a technical event for students offering information about our web technologies. Thanks to everyone who came, it was a great day, I hope you all enjoyed it and have a chance to play with some of...
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    SLIDE 7 Event Registration - Last Chance!

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    The SLIDE 7 event is drawing near and we still have a handful of places. If you're a student and want to learn about Microsoft's web technologies for developers and designers then this the event for you. We are hosting it at our UK HQ in Reading and are...
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    Mix Messenger

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    Can you imagine a dance tune made from the Windows Live Messenger notification sounds? Well imagine no more! The guys at MSN France have persuaded David Guetta to produce such a mix to promote Messenger. If you can bear it for more than a few...
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    Student Careers @ Microsoft

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    A short while ago I received an email from a student at Lancaster University asking for information about careers for students at Microsoft. It occurred to me that there is no one place where all the opportunities for UK students are listed. Well now...
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