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    Silverlight

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    http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/ Mix it up! Published with BlogMailr
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    Reminder: NoVa and Pittsburgh Code Camps tomorrow!

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    Tomorrow's a big day in Mid-Atlantic for Code Camps. We're having two on the same day. In the northwestern corner, we have the Pittsburgh Code Camp . In the southeastern corner (close enough), we have the NoVa Code Camp . Since I can only be...
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    arcDevBrainPick today!

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    My colleague Peter Laudati is hosting a webcast called arcDevBrainPick today at 10:00am. This is a similar program to the FAQ Fridays I was running last fall until my newest son arrived so precipitously (and which I'll be running again...look for more...
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    Zune Bashing in the press

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    It's not news that there have been lots of critics of the Zune. I own one (brown), I like it, and I use it as regularly as any electronic device I own apart from my computer and cell phone. So clearly, I'm not likely to jump on the "Zune sucks" bandwagon...
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    LASIK: One Week

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    Had my one week follow up on my LASIK procedure today. Good news all around. My corneas look great, and my eye doc wasn't able to see the edges of the corneal flap (which means that my eyes are healing really well), and I'm 20/20 in one eye and 20/15...
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    What we do right...and wrong

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    My colleague Peter Laudati recently posted a good point about some of our branding...ahem...issues with maps...erm, Virtual Earth...erm...MSN Maps...erm, local.live.com...well, you get the point. Scoble responded with a post criticizing local.live...
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    TechBash 2007

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    Peter's got the low-down on a new event coming up in Pennsylvania next month. It's called TechBash 2007 , and it's kind of like a code camp, but with good stuff for IT Pros as well as developers.
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    My mom's a gamer!

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    Well, not actually my mom... Lest we forget the really important date next month (yes, the availability of the Halo 3 beta is cool, but) which is Mother's Day, the XBOX team has a contest running called My Mom's a Gamer . See the site for details,...
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    Halo 3 Multiplayer Beta coming in May!

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    OK, so this announcement and vidoc is cool on several fronts: If you have a specially-marked copy of Crackdown (and I do), you'll be able to download and play the beta. The graphics look awesome. It's HALO! The folks at Bungie have a way...
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    Philly .net Code Camp Call for Speakers

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    The next Philly .net Code Camp will be held on May 19th. They're still working on a site for the event, so for now, just drop a line to Bill Wolff at bill at businessagility dot net. From Bill: Philly.net is planning three Code Camp events...
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    20/20!

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    Just finished up my 24 hour LASIK follow-up and my vision is now 20/20, and will likely only improve from here. My eyes feel great, and I've been OK'ed to drive. So my results are as good as one could hope for! Published with BlogMailr
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    Post-nap Update

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    So I've just gotten up from my mandated post-Lasik nap, and here are my initial thoughts: Wow, it's amazing how much better I'm seeing already. Wow, the procedure is amazingly fast (the actual laser firing is less than a minute, and I'd...
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    Brad Kingsley and OW

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    Brad Kingsley is someone I’ve known casually for a few years now. He is a member of a group I helped establish called ASPInsiders , and is the founder and president of OrcsWeb, which happens to be a web hosting company I use for both personal and...
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    JSON Highjacking and ASP.Net AJAX

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    [tags: ASP.NET, AJAX / “Atlas”, Security] As some of you may have read recently, there have been reports of javascript vulnerabilities in a number of available AJAX frameworks. While I don’t currently have the expertise to comment on...
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    Lasik Today

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    So my LASIK procedure is in a couple of hours. At noon today, I'll be getting the procedure done, then I'm supposed to nap for 4-5 hours. Always nice to have a nap mandated by your doctor. I'm having my surgery performed by the same surgeon who did Tiger...
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    Roanoke Valley .net User Group April Meeting

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    Tomorrow night is the next RVNUG meeting. Come and see Brian Lanham present an Introduction to the Enterprise Library. The meeting starts at 6pm, and will be held at the new Roanoke County Public Safety Building . More information on the meeting...
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    Want .NET Posters?

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    If you’ve ever been looking for the various posters that outline the classes in the .NET Framework, here’s where you can find a number of them: http://blogs.msdn.com/brada/archive/2006/02/06/Fx2Poster.aspx http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us...
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    DeepFish

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    Pretty cool app from the folks at Microsoft Live Labs. The good news...browsing the web from a Windows Mobile device with much higher fidelity to the desktop experience. The bad news…you may have to wait to play with it, as they are currently at...
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    Expression on MSDN

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    If you were wondering whether or not the Expression family of products were going to be available via MSDN Subscriptions, wonder no more: http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2007/04/03/expression-added-to-msdn.aspx Published with BlogMailr
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    Tech-Ed 2007 Countdown Gadget

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    From local Tablet guru Frank LaVigne: http://franksworld.com/blog/archive/2007/04/03/4534.aspx Published with BlogMailr
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    Tablet Ink Analysis

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    Local Tablet guru Frank LaVigne has published an informative article on Ink Analysis in Code Magazine: http://www.code-magazine.com/Article.aspx?quickid=0704112 If you're looking for more info, you can also catch Frank talking Tablet at MEDC and...
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    Gadget Etiquette (or lack thereof)

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    I wish I could say I've never done this , but I'm ashamed to say that I have. It's definitely a growing problem...you're always connected, so you always need to be connected. As with anything, there are pluses and minuses, but we need to remember that...
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    Tips for Enjoying your Zune

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    Some good tips from Mike Gianotti
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    Scott Guthrie in uniform...Halo-style!

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    http://channel9.msdn.com/playground/wpfe/rvbplayer One of the things I think is cool about Scott is that he's willing to put himself out there, and isn't worried about looking geeky. And in terms of geek cred, it's hard to beat a guest shot on Red...
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    Tech News for Today

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    Headlines here . I'm especially fond of the Wikipedia bit.
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