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    SQL Azure Quick Links

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    This blog post is a work in progress that gives you easy links to SQL Azure resources. The SQL Azure team will be updating it frequently with current links and additional resources. Make sure to book mark it. Bill Zack Technorati...
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    Windows Azure Programming Book

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    This O’Reilly book by Sriram Krishnan “Programming Windows Azure” is now available on Amazon . Sriram Krishnan is a Program Manager on the Windows Azure team at Microsoft. At Windows Azure, he ran the feature teams which built the service management APIs...
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    Scaling Up (and Down) Azure!

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    Scalability is the ultimate goal of a cloud-based, operating expenditure based application. Not only is it important to be able to scale up quickly to meet increasing demand but it is also important to be able to scale down when demand decreases. The...
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    Tribune Embraces Azure

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    Tribune Transforms Business for Heightened Relevance by Embracing Cloud Computing Tribune Company, a giant in the traditional media industry, needed to adapt its business to thrive in a changing market. Specifically, it wanted to make it possible for...
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    Windows Phone 7 to Ship More Than 20 Games

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    Joel Evans at ZDNet writes in his recent post that “ InformationWeek is reporting that Microsoft has hired Touch Dimensions to build at least twenty casual entertainment games. According to the developers, the games will range form a Whack-a-Mole clone...
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    Microsoft Plans to Update Windows Live Apps

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    Ina Fried at CNET reports that Microsoft will provide updates to Windows Live Photo Gallery, Windows Live Movie Maker, Windows Live Mail, and Windows Live Sync and that the updates will go into beta in the coming months. For example, the next version...
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    Top 10 Resources to get started with SharePoint 2010

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    Looking to ramped-up on SharePoint 2010? Then be sure to check-out this great compilation blog post by the SharePoint team for links to all these materials and resources (and much more) below: Guides: SharePoint 2010 Overview Evaluation Guide , SharePoint...
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    Visual Studio 2010 Web Deployment Projects RTW

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    Visual Studio 2010 Web Deployment Projects provide additional functionality to build and deploy Web sites and Web applications in Visual Studio 2010. This add-in provides a comprehensive UI to manage build configurations, merging, and using pre-build...
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    Patterns and Practices Security Guidance Round'up

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    J.D. Meier has put together a comprehensive roundup of our patterns & practices security guidance for the Microsoft platform. This consolidated post with all the relevant security guidance links contains valuable guidance on such topics as: Security...
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    Prism Updated for Silverlight 4

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    If you’re using Composite Application Guidance (PRISM) to build complex, high-end, extensible RIA applications – you be glad to hear that the code base has been updated in the Codeplex repository for Compatibility with Silverlight 4.0 and the .NET 4.0...
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    The IE6–IE8 Technet Webcast Upgrade Series

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    Need some help on migrating your users from IE6 to IE8?  Check-out this new series of Technet Webcasts that will walk you through the process and help make the task much less daunting: Here are links to the registration for each session: 6/3/2010...
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    Programming Microsoft Office 2010: Getting Started with Office 2010 Solutions

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      A new on-demand series of videos shows how you can develop for Microsoft Office 2010  - Programming Microsoft Office 2010 and will show how a developer can extend Office 2010 products, by using an application such as Word as the basis for...
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    ARCast.TV - Selling Pizza in the Cloud: Domino's and Windows Azure

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    When you're one of the busiest pizza companies in the world, how do you scale your web site to meet regular and irregular demand? You move it to the Cloud, of course! In this episode of ARCast, Denny Boynton sits down with Jim Vitek and discusses Domino...
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    New England GiveCamp: Creating web applications for non-profits

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    The first ever New England GiveCamp will take place from June 11-13, 2010 at Microsoft’s New England Research and Development Center (aka NERD) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. GiveCamp is a community-led and executed event at which teams of developers, designers...
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    Vistaprint Offers Daily Deals with IE Web Slice

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    Vistaprint offers small businesses everything they need to market their business. They offer high-quality printed marketing materials, promotional products and marketing services such as copywriting, design, websites and postcard mailing. Vistaprint has...
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    IASA FOUNDATION 101-102 Training Course in Boston July 19-23

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    Do you understand the basic principles and objectives of the IT architect? Can you describe the skills, capabilities and specializations in the field, including: software, infrastructure, business, and information architecture? Are role descriptions and...
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    Silverlight Tips of the Day

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      Looking for some quick tips regarding Silverlight development in an easy-to-digest format? Check-out these “Silver Snacks” below: http://www.silverlightdev.net/2010/05/12/silverlight-tip-of-the-day-19-using-bing-maps-in-silverlight/ http://www...
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    Visualization and Architecture Tools in VS2010

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    Last Month, Cameron Skinner from the VS2010 product team toured through the mid-west, speaking about the new visualization, modeling, and architecture tools in Visual Studio 2010.  During this tour, there were four main VS2010 features that Cameron...
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    Identity Framework SDK and Training Kit for Visual Studio 2010

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    A new version of the Windows Identity Framework SDK and developer training kit is available targeting Visual Studio 2010 and .Net 4. The SDK and training kit each have a download option for .Net 3.5 and a download option for .Net 4.  Additionally...
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    Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 RTW Now Available

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    The final version of the Silverlight 4 Tools plug-in for Visual Studio is now available for download. Please proceed to the Getting Started page at Silverlight.NET to proceed with the download or click here for the direct link. Silverlight 4 Tools for...
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    Out-Of-Browser Authentication for RIA Services

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    Now that Silverlight applications can run out-of-browser, a common question that often arises is how to provide user authentication under this new deployment scenario. The reason this does not work is that the Browser networking stack handles cookies...
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    The Financial ROI on Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010

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    To understand the financial impact of investing in the latest version of SharePoint, Forrester conducted in-depth interviews with 11 Microsoft customers that have started using the product and compiled their results and forward-looking expectations into...
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    Rangers: Practical Guidance for Visual Studio ALM

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    Looking for guidance on how to use all the great new ALM features in VS2010 and TFS2010?   In January 2010,  the Visual Studio ALM Rangers shipped a wave of new guidance, which has been revised and upgraded on an ongoing basis. The intention...
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    Accelerating Windows 7 Deployment with a PoC or Production Pilot

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    The Windows Team just announced the launch of targeted partner and self service resources to help organizations get started with a proof of concept (PoC) or engage in our production pilot . During the proof of concept stage (5 to 50 PCs), the following...
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    A 9-year-old Boy Has Written a 312-page book on Windows 7

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    CNN recently reported that Marco Calasan, a 9-year-old boy from Macedonia, is the youngest Microsoft systems engineer in the world, holds four Microsoft certificates and has written a 312-page book on Microsoft's Windows 7. You can read the amazing story...
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