Jennifer Marsman

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    How to get a registration code for the Windows Store

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    Update: there are no longer registration codes available for the Windows Store...it is now open to the public for anyone to submit apps at https://appdev.microsoft.com/storeportals . Who’s got a registration code for early access to the Windows...
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    Windows Store video

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    David Giard invited me to speak on his show Technology and Friends about the Windows Store.  You can view it below, or at http://technologyandfriends.com/SubText/archive/2012/05/07/tf211.aspx .  (Yes, I talk with my hands too much…hee hee!)...
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    Are you a Windows Phone dev who is interested in Windows 8 development?

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    Fabulous! First, one of the many things on my TODO list is to take a Windows Phone app that was written in Silverlight and convert it to a Windows 8 app in XAML, to see what some of the major differences and gotchas are. But looking at my calendar...
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    Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 8

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    Enough people have asked me about this that it must warrant a blog post!  Everything that you can do with touch in Windows 8 can also be done using keyboard and mouse.  The most common new shortcuts that you will need are: Go to the Start Menu...
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    Walk the path to the cloud – learn Windows Azure

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    You know you've been meaning to do it - get developing on the cloud - but you haven't found the resources or time to get started.  Or maybe you've taken the first steps, and done a little reading on the subject, but haven't yet sat down to write...
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    Windows Developer Camps

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    Combining the broad reach of Windows, best-in-class developer tools, a reimagined user experience, support for new chipsets, and a built-in Store with industry-leading business terms — Windows 8 is the largest developer opportunity, ever. Windows 8 Changes...
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    Windows 8 Consumer Preview is out!

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    Starting today, you can now download the Windows 8 Consumer Preview . If you are prompted for a product key, use NF32V-Q9P3W-7DR7Y-JGWRW-JFCK8 . I installed Windows 8 CP on a slate (without having a physical keyboard attached!), and the installation experience...
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    Microsoft Developer Day at the Game Developers Conference

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    If you are going to be at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, you should definitely check out the Microsoft Developer Day tutorial that will be offered on Tuesday, March 6 from 10am-5:30pm. You can learn some cool stuff about Windows 8 and...
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    I’m back, baby (get it? baby?) and Windows 8 resources

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    I wanted to update my poor neglected blog and let everyone know that I am officially back from maternity leave.  Here’s a picture of my little baby girl rocking her Microsoft “future developer” shirt.    My current focus will be on developing...
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    Marsman V2.0 has shipped (and I’m now on maternity leave)

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    Following my earlier product announcement , I’m excited to announce that after a long nine-month development period, Marsman V2.0 has been released.  Features include 10 fingers and 10 toes, a cute little upturned nose, and (so far) a decent sleep...
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    HTML5 Part 5: Resources, Websites, and Tools

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    I hope that this week’s introduction to HTML5 has been useful.  Here’s what we covered: Semantic Markup and Page Layout Canvas Audio and Video Using HTML5 while retaining support for older browsers Resources, Websites, and Tools But also note that...
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    HTML5 Part 4: Using HTML5 while retaining support for older browsers

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    So far this week, we’ve discussed lots of cool new functionality in HTML5, including the new semantic elements , the canvas tag for drawing , and the audio and video support .  You may think that this stuff is really cool, but you can’t possibly...
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    HTML5 Part 3: Audio and Video

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    One of the big features that is new in HTML5 is the ability to support playing audio and videos.  Prior to HTML5, you needed a plug-in like Silverlight or Flash for this functionality.  In HTML5, you can embed audio and video using the new <audio>...
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    HTML5 Part 2: Canvas

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    Another new element in HTML5 is the < canvas > tag.  It is essentially a blank surface for drawing.  You need to use JavaScript to manipulate and draw on the canvas.   You may want to give your canvas element an id attribute...
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    HTML5 Part 1: Semantic Markup and Page Layout

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    This week, I will be publishing a 5-part blog post series on HTML5.  This series is an introduction to HTML5 and some of the cool new functionality it provides.  In this first blog post, I’ll discuss semantic markup.  Semantic elements...
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    Video – Tour of Microsoft Datacenter

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    Microsoft recently released a great 10-minute video showcasing some of our datacenters.  It’s fun to see the racks and racks of servers that make cloud computing possible.  The video also shares some of the details of how the datacenters are...
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    Windows 7 Application Compatibility Screencast

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    I recently published a new screencast on Channel 9 on transitioning to Windows 7. It is available at http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Windows-Development-Boot-Camp/Windows-7-Development-Boot-Camp/Windows7ApplicationCompatibility1 . Here is the official...
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    Getting Started with Kinect Development

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    On Thursday of last week, we launched the Kinect for Windows SDK Beta .  In case you missed it, the entire Kinect launch event was recorded and is now posted at http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/KinectSDK/BetaLaunch .  You can download the Kinect...
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    Why are more women not speaking at technical conferences? Insights from the WiT discussion at CodeStock

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    Last weekend at the CodeStock conference, Mike Neel and I ran a session entitled “ Why aren't women speaking at CodeStock? (and other WiT issues) ”.  A little background on this session: Mike Neel is the organizer of CodeStock and a longtime champion...
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    The First Look at Windows 8

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    Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled the first official look at the “Windows 8” user interface.  To see Windows 8 in action, check out this YouTube video from Microsoft .  Building “Windows 8” Here are some additional resources: Microsoft press release...
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    Introduction to Multitouch Development in Silverlight–Video on Channel 9

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    I recently published a new screencast on Channel 9 entitled “Introduction to Multitouch Development in Silverlight” at http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/Introduction-to-Multitouch-Development-in-Silverlight .  It’s a quick (5-minute) introduction to...
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    "Technology and Friends” webcast on IE Pinned Sites

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    The great David Giard asked me to be a guest on his webcast Technology and Friends .  I spoke on Internet Explorer pinned sites.  This episode is available online , and it was also shown on Ann Arbor’s Channel 17 TV!  The episode was really...
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    IE Pinned Sites Part 10: Pinned Site Resources

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    I like to close a blog post series with a list of resources for further exploration. In that spirit, here’s some great info on site pinning and Internet Explorer.  Internet Explorer Sites These websites showcase everything that the latest version...
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    IE Pinned Sites Part 9: Patterns to make your pinned site code play nice in all browsers

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    In the last 4 blog posts, I’ve demonstrated using JavaScript to create various experiences in your pinned site ( dynamic Jump List categories , overlay icons , thumbnail toolbar buttons , and flashing taskbar buttons ).  You may have been wondering...
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    IE Pinned Sites Part 8: How to implement a Flashing Taskbar Button

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    You have probably seen flashing taskbar buttons before.  Perhaps you have an instant messaging program which flashes the taskbar button when a new message comes in?  Flashing taskbar buttons are used to signal users that their attention or interaction...
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