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May, 2008

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    Create Your Own Screencasts the Easy Way

    Microsoft Office Labs recently launched a new service called Community Clips allowing users to create and share 'how-to' videos about Microsoft Office. The cool thing is as part of the service they have created a free screencasting tool that is very easy...
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    Microsoft Student Partner Application Deadline Extended to 30th June

    The Microsoft Student Partner Programme allows the brightest student technology enthusiasts from UK universities the chance to engage with Microsoft to get the most out of our technologies and get some great 'real world' experience on their CVs. Because...
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    Imagine Cup Games Dev Videos

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    Now that the deadline for the Games Development invitational of the Imagine Cup has passed I thought I'd share the videos that the UK teams made to promote their games: These guys pulled out all the stops and produced some awesome games here, now...
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    Introduction to Web Development; Silverlight and SQL

    In the fourth in a series of five articles exploring Microsoft Web technologies we'll look at implementing a Silverlight front end for our SQL database/WCF Web Service. Prerequisites For this tutorial you will need Visual Studio 2008 Standard or...
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    Microsoft UK Studentzine now on Facebook!

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    Some of you probably already subscribe to our monthly student newsletter focused on technology and how to use it, well now we're making it even easier to access all our great content and share it with your friends on Facebook . We have a new Facebook...
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    Build your own game with... Popfly!

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    As if Popfly wasn't cool enough, they've just launched a new service which lets you create your own Silverlight games without having to write code. There are a bunch of code templates and characters you can use to get started (I particularly like 'Kill...
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    Channel 9 Video on Zune Development with XNA

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    OK... I know we don't have the Zune in the UK yet but this is still very cool. Check out this video of Mike Klucher demoing games dev for the Zune using XNA. I particularly like the APIs for accessing media on the device and integrating it into gameplay...
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