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April, 2008

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    Robochamps Robotics League - Win Real Robots!

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    Today saw the launch of a new website which allows users to compete in a  series of challenges to program virtual robots using Microsoft Robotics Studio (a plugin for Visual Studio - C# Express and above). Historically robotics has had many barriers...
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    Imagine Cup Games Development Trailer - Drizzle...

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    For the last month I've been working with the teams competing in the Imagine Cup Software Design and Games Development competitions to help them get their entries in for the upcoming deadlines. Today one of the guys from TeamAG in the Games Dev competition...
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    Introduction to Web Development; Building an ASP.NET/SQL Web Application

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    In the third of a series of five articles exploring Microsoft Web technologies I'll walk you through building a simple Web application which retrieves and stores data in a SQL database. Getting Started First off you need to set up your development environment...
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    Silverlight DeepZoom Tutorial

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    At Mix we announced a new Silverlight v2 feature called DeepZoom. In basic terms DeepZoom allows you to create a composite image with extremely hi-resolution which is streamed to the user as they access different parts of the image at different zoom levels...
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    Inspiration Tour Update

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    We've been on the road since October, traveled over 15 thousand miles and spoken to nearly four thousand students about Silverlight , XNA and Windows Embedded amongst other technologies. As we've gone to each university we've taken photos which I've been...
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