March, 2007

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About FrankFi's view of the world

Welcome to FrankFi's view. I am somewhat over thirty years old and the Manager for Technical Evangelism at Microsoft Germany. I admit to be a technical guy who has slipped into management and yes, I have Visual Studio on my machine (as well as some other stuff like Ruby ;-)

Enjoy...

FrankFi

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    Microsoft cares about its employees...!!

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    Hi... I am now in Ireland. In a hotel which has been somekind of castle a few centuries ago. I will stay here for a whole week taking part in a seminar on people management. People management is part of my role now for 2 years and I learned a lot. It...
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    Woohoo... Secure OS??

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    Hi... thanks to Frank Prengel I was made aware of an article regarding OS security. The thing is that Microsoft Windows is in fact not that bad ;-) See here http://www.internetnews.com/security/article.php/3667201 On the one hand this is always depending...
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    Leaving the CeBIT... working on the questions

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    Hi... today I left the CeBIT. At least physically because now I will start to work on all the questions which I wasn't able to answer first place or which kept me awaken at night (at least I really feel like I had no sleep the last week ;-) On the one...
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    DirectX Demos...Oldies but goldies ;-)

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    Hi... since I've been asked lately I re-re-published the DirectX Demos on http://www.cu-0xff.de/downloads/DXAllDemos.zip Those are all the demos used in the Managed DirectX Webcast Series. BUT!!!! There is a successor technology called XNA!! Be sure to...
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    Video from CeBIT

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    Hi... see our first video directly from the CeBIT done by our new Enthusiast Evangelist Lori Grosland... by the way welcome Lori!!! ;-) Click here http://www.microsoft.com/germany/msdn/cebit/files/tv/msdnTV.wvx CU 0xff
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    A fun read...

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    Hi... during my visit in Redmond I was wandering around a bit and happened to find myself in one of those huge bookstores. Browsing the alley I found a book called "Joel on Software" and - to be honest - took it because it seemed to be made up with short...
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    MS Research data visualization controls

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    Hi... cool stuff to display data in another way... check it out!!! .net / WinForms http://research.microsoft.com/research/downloads/Details/dda33e92-f0e8-4961-baaa-98160a006c27/Details.aspx CU 0xff
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    My 10 minutes at TechFest

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    Hi... I used the chance while staying here in Redmond during TechFest to have a visit. OK, it have been the very last 10 minutes of it but anyway, do not wine ;-) I saw some cool projects. Gosh... To be very honest: My heard bleeded a bit. Somehow it...
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    Woohoo...it's me again...

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    Hi.... our first "try" on a news broadcast... Microsoft Developer News Februar 2007 Yes, we tried to speak even faster but we failed to make it... and the out takes are marvelous...maybe we will post them when Carmen and I have so much prestige that we...
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    MSDN Dialog

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    Hi... ever wondered how YOU can give US directly feedback?? We worked hard on providing a platform for that... So...drumroll... in Germany we have launched...MSDN Dialog You can reach it by this link http://www.microsoft.com/germany/msdn/dialog/default...
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    Searching MSDN or TechNet...somehow different??

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    Hi... this is a tool you certainly waited for... http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/search/refinement.aspx? CU 0xff
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    Internet is like a gas...

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    Hi... I was recently at a discussion about - you guessed - web 3.0 ;-) Just before that I had the chance to see Dirk Primbs with his keynote at the BASTA! conference near Frankfurt/Main. Dirk quoted a somehow strange guy (the guy used to be a Microsoftie...
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    Web was yesterday - Xtopia is tomorrow

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    Hi... I am pleased to announce a local conference which we will call XTOPIA. When I write we I mean not only Microsoft but also (and I am more than pleased to say this) our partner n-tv. We have set us a huge goal: Bring Designers, Developers and Business...
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