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    Webcast challenges

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    For those of you on my webcast today, I apologize for the network connectivity issues. At least we got through a few demos, right? :-) I'm working on answering all the questions that were asked during the webcast. For now you can catch the previously...
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    PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #8: Alarms and Reminders

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    One of the key design decisions the design team made when creating Windows Phone was a focus on providing maximum battery life for the end user. And it seems a major contributor to short battery life is having applications running in the background. So...
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    ASP.NET University to premier in Atlanta on July 16

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    It seems that this summer, Brian and I just can't stay out of the limelight. Just last month, we teamed up to bring you a day of mobile development. Now, Brian and his many valuable community volunteers have just put the finishing touches on the latest...
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    Tech-Ed Orlando just opened some slots

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    If you weren't able to get into Tech-Ed and wanted to, some overflow slots opened up. You'll have full access to the whole conference but will have to sit in overflow seating (read: a different room watching on video) for the keynote address. Still, not...
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    Code Camps are coming, and they're intense, not in tents

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    Sorry about the groaner of a title, but I just wanted to let folks in the Southeast know about these great Code Camps, put on by the developer community itself. You’ll see great local and industry speakers, as well as a few Microsoft folks. There will...
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    Puzzling Windows Forms positioning predicament

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    I have a question that I cannot figure out because I can't figure out how to phrase it in a search engine. Maybe one of my readers has the answer? Suppose I have an app with 3 forms: --- ------------------ | | | | | A | | | | | | | --- | | ...
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    PDC 2005 in LA!

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    OK, pack your bags for sunny LA! PDC 2005 will be held there in September 2005. (OK, maybe you don't have to pack your bags just yet...)
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    I'm first!

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    I just tried the new MSN Search beta , and it's definitely working because if you search for " Glen Gordon " my blog site is the first listing! Oh yeah, I'm the first entry under google as well.
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    Webcast: Fundamentals of ASP.NET Mobile Controls on Monday, 3/15

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    If you attended my webcast, check back in a day or so for links to relevant information about ASP.NET Mobile Controls. Until then, or even after then, feel free to ask questions or leave me feedback about the webcast. Hope you enjoyed it!
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    .NET User Group revival in Columbia, SC

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    No, it's not that kind of revival. :-) Dedicated event attendee and .NET enthusiast Tore Bostrup is nobly undertaking the effort to revive the .NET User Group in Columbia, SC. If you live in Columbia, Augusta,or the surrounding areas, and are interested...
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    I'll have a side (bar gadget) of Weather, please

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    There are several weather gadgets for the Windows Vista sidebar out there to choose from. But check out the new one just released from The Weather Channel (based right here in Atlanta). My colleague Chad Brooks worked with them, encouraging them to put...
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    Randy Miller to speak at Atlanta SPIN on July 20th

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    Randy Miller is a program manager in the Visual Studio 2005 Team System group. He has been at the forefront of work on MSF Agile, which is (in Randy’s words) “a scenario-driven, context-based, agile software development process that utilizes many of the...
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    Overture, curtains, lights! This is it, the night of nights!

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    Looks like I've hit the big time, being featured on the Events section of MSDN . I'll make sure I find enough to write about so that my section is neither empty nor filled with drivel. OK, a little drivel is fun. And bonus points to you if you recognized...
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    I'm now MCAD.NET

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    Yesterday I scored an 826 (passing was 700) on the last in my series of 3 exams, so I'm now an MCAD.NET in VisualBasic.NET. The exams were harder than I thought, especially the last one, 70-310 Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft...
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    More on authentication and authorization

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    I found this great article on authentication and authorization in .NET by Rockford Lhotka of Magenic Technologies. It touches on things like identities, principals and roles in both ASP.NET as well as in a Windows Forms application.
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    At the movies...

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    I had a strange experience the other night. My wife and I were at a theater getting ready to watch Sideways (a great little film, by the way). During the pre-movie slide show of ads, we kept hearing a voice behind us whispering the text on each slide...
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    Just published - DevDays 2004 Content

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    Well, it seems like only yesterday that I was speaking to crowds at DevDays 2004 in Raleigh and Charlotte. There were some great sessions presented there, and now you can either see what you missed or enjoy them again because streaming video and source...
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    Atlanta Traffic on my PocketPC

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    Often I have to seriously evaluate the usefulness of mobile versions of many websites. Not so with the mobile version of Georgia Navigator . With this page I have instant mobile access to traffic information, incidents, and even traffic cameras. Check...
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    INETA Chalk Talk at next MSDN

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    In our quest to make MSDN Events a way for us to foster developer connections in our cities, we’re trying an experiment. On the morning of this coming MSDN Event in Atlanta , we’ll be hosting deep technical dive that (for lack of a better...
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    If I didn't have to get up early tomorrow...

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    I am getting old. I know it for 2 reasons. 1. I have to be at the MSDN event at 7:00 am on Thursday. As such, I don’t want to be up late watching a movie that starts at 12:01 AM. 2. I am not such a Star Wars nut as I was when I was 12, otherwise...
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    Buffer? I don't even know her!

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    OK, so the headline references an old joke but it kind of describes my situation. I spent the majority of my years programming in the VB world starting with 3.0. (Don't ask me about the Clipper stuff I did either.) So, not having delved very much into...
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    It's banner time!

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    As if you don't already have enough banners on your site, we now have standard MSDN Events banners you can use. The cool thing is that will update these image files each quarter to identify what our content will be. Anyway, use them wherever you can!...
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    Top 10 signs I've been staying in hotels too much lately

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    Looking for a hotel bill on the floor inside my bedroom door. Looking for a USA Today outside of said door. Needing to stop and think how to set the alarm on my own clock radio. Being surprised that the first channel I see upon turning on the...
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    MSDN Events: August/September

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    Well, I just got final confirmation on my MSDN Events schedule. I've listed them below. Hope to see you at one. 8/10 Richmond, VA 8/12 Raleigh, NC 8/17 Greensboro, NC 8/19 Charlotte, NC 8/31 Greenville, SC 9/2 Atlanta
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    Graceland!

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    This week, I (on the left) had a meeting with my manager Mike O'Neill (center) and some fellow presenters including the Toolman Russ Fustino (on the right) in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to our time spent talking business, we managed to get in a little...
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About Pla.NET Southeast!

A message about the author:

 Hi, readers! The posts on this old blog are preserved for reference by generations of Internet users to come. OK, maybe not that long. In either case, Glen doesn't blog here anymore. Click here to visit Glen's current blog