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February, 2008

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    Microsoft Research WorldWide Telescope

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    I just wanted to throw up a quick post to point you to this brand new technology from Microsoft Research. The Worldwide Telescope allows users to explore the Universe intuitively by combining huge numbers of extremely high resolution photographs captured...
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    Silverlight 2 Sneak Peek

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    Scott Guthrie has just blogged about some of the upcoming features we can expect in Silverlight 2 including WPF UI Framework, Rich Controls, Rich Networking Support and Rich Base Class Library. He also mentions that the beta1 release is still only 4.3mb...
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    Microsoft Gold Partner Would Like to Meet Enthusiastic Technical Grads...

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    Last week we held our first Imagine Cup event at our offices in Reading. Whilst there I was fortunate enough to have a chat with Steve Cox from CM Group (Content Master). CM create training, e-learning courses, hands on labs, reference applications, conference...
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    XNA V3 Announced with Support for Xbox Live Publishing

    What a week it's been; on Tuesday we launched DreamSpark and gave all UK students access to our developer tools and today we announced the impending release of XNA Game Studio 3.0 and game publishing on Xbox Live Marketplace! The key feature announced...
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    DreamSpark Verification Update

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    Just a quick post today with a couple of bits of useful info about DreamSpark ... I have had a few mails from people who can't find their university listed in the 'Select your school/organization' list on the DreamSpark site. If your uni isn't listed...
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    DreamSpark - Free Software for all UK Students

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    Today sees the launch of our DreamSpark programme allowing students around the world to download a selection of full Microsoft products for free. DreamSpark is available to students in the UK as well as many other countries (with more to follow shortly...
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    Introduction to Web Development; Microsoft Web Technologies

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    So you want to develop a Web site? Well you’re in luck; Microsoft offers end to end Web technology solutions giving you everything you need from hosting through to client side rich Internet applications. In this article I will provide an overview...
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    Introduction to Web Dev – Internet History

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    This is the first article in a series about Web Development exploring the origins of the Internet, the birth of the Web and improvements in user experience from HTML to Silverlight. Origins of the Internet and the birth of the Web The origins of...
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    All Inspiration Tour Sessions Now Online

    To follow on from my previous post about the Inspiration Tour on Channel8 I just wanted to let everyone know that all of our sessions are now online: Introduction Silverlight   Windows Embedded XNA   Technorati Tags: Inspiration Tour , Channel8...
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    Example XNA 3D Game - Video Tutorial

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    I'm currently in Seattle at our annual conference where all of the Academic Evangelists from around the world get together talk about what we've been doing and start to plan our activity for next academic year. As part of this we had a presentation on...
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