Graham Elliott

Microsoft Services Architect

January, 2007

  • Graham Elliott

    Something to Decorate the Walls

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    Being a fan of plastering my cubicle with techy posters (which I guess is better then this ), I was excited to see Jason McC post about the new Visual Studio 2005 Keyboard Shortcut Posters available for Visual Basic 2005 , Visual C# 2005 and Visual C...
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    The Day the Music (and tv and games and movies) Died

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    While not in the same league as this ... I was completely shattered this weekend when I turned on my Xbox for a little 1:on:1 GoW action with the Bumble Bee Boy and was presented with this: Also known as the Ring of Death it pretty much means my...
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    ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 Released

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    Very Very Very Very excited to see Scott Guthrie's post just now announcing that ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 has just shipped - available here . A great way to get started with this and to see/show-off the types of things you can do in the Web 2.0 world ( which...
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    Fixing Really Bad Directions

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    After receiving several emails asking me where to find the AdventureWorks sample database and images for the über demo I realised that the following direction: Copy the sample Adventure works images to the Images directory under the WPFClient project...
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    Scott Guthrie (god) Interview on Channel 9

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    Channel 9 have posted a really, really good (and absorbing) interview with Scott Guthrie ( the head of the brains trust behind things like ASP.NET, IIS 7, WPF/E, Atlas etc. ) Watch out for the ooooooohhhh moment where Scott slips in some details about...
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    Getting WPF/E Intellisense with Visual Studio Express

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    So, Shane Morris ( which has been shortened to Shanemo in the office, and I have since shortened it to Shmo much to his aggravation ) was trying to get the WPF/E templates to work based on my post from yesterday . The problem is that he is using Visual...
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    Visual Studio Code Name Orcas January CTP Released

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    I was rather excited to notice today that the Visual Studio Code Name “Orcas” January CTP has just been released to MSDN - this is the next version of Visual Studio as opposed to just Visual Studio Orcas " extensions " that we have been seeing for .NET...
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    Getting the Elusive WPF/E (Dec CTP) VS Templates

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    I had set aside a bit of time last night to get grubby with WPF/E so I could create all sorts of new Hello World applications :-) when I stumbled down a little rabbit hole that had be yelling " You have to be frickin kidding me!!! " a few too many times...
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    New WPF Video Tutorials

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    One of my favorite blogs/blogger's, theWPFBlog has just released a new site dedicated to WPF video tutorials ... More design focused then hard-core code focused... noice !! ... Love your work Lee! The only problem I have with the concept is that I needed...
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    Robert Scoble et al. Chat Will Bill Gates

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    Tim Wragg just sent me this video of Bill Gates having a "fire side" chat with Robert Scoble and a bunch of other bloggers at The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) ... Lots of talk about future digital lifestyle directions, media center, xbox...
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    Integrating WCF and WF

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    One of the minor hurdles I came across when building out the first version of the über demo was how to call a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Service from a Windows Workflow Foundation workflow (WF). The reason that this is more of a hurdle then...
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    5 Things You Didn't Know About Me!

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    Tom and Dave tagged me, so here are some facsinating (???) facts I grew up in Perth where I went to highschool at All Saints' College , University at Curtin and won a state under 13 Ballroom dancing competition (don't ask). I ran a rather successful ...
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    .NET 3.0 End to End Example (WPF + WF + WCF + CardSpace = Jolly good fun)

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    Just before the Chrissy break, I ran through ( at the Victoria .NET DevSIG ) the first incarnation of my .NET 3.0 "End to End" demo that I have been wanting to build for some time . While this ended up being a fair bit more then a simple Hello World example...
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    PDC 07 Announced

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    What a great way to start the new year - The date for PDC07 has been set! Microsoft will hold the next Professional Developers Conference (PDC) on October 2 - 5, 2007 in Los Angeles, with two days of pre-conference events, on September 30 - October 1...
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