Out Of The Box

The blog of Jon Box, an Architect Evangelist in Developer & Platform Evangelism, based in Tennessee

May, 2007

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    Announcing Microsoft Surface

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    Today, I was with our team's DE presenting at a customer on VS 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0. Before the presentation started, one of the attendees walked up to me and says "tell me about this new monitor that you guys are selling". Hmmmm. What monitor? And then...
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    Weather.Com's New Interactive Weather Map

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    In Memphis, we have plenty of storms in the spring - and we've had our share of tornados across the years. So, when we hear the wind blow unannounced or thunder rumble out in the distance (like right now), we start checking on what is coming at us. One...
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    Enhancing Consumer Mobility with 2D Barcodes

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    <Complaint> The US is always behind in mobility. Asia is always 1+ years ahead. For example, watching TV on a cell phone is normal over there, and it's a dream here. </Complaint> So, while the US networks are being enhanced to support video...
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    Silverlight - starting to appear on real websites

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    I don't want this to really be my first post on Silverlight . My first post should be some thoughts on MIX since I attended - but I've leave this to later posting since there is enough Silverlight buzz. For now, I just tell people to watch the first keynote...
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    Installing Windows XP after Vista?

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    Recently, some teammates and I received new hardware as part of a refresh program. It was like Christmas time! The first thing that I did was to install Vista on the built-in hard drive, and start living the high life with Vista and Office 2007! One of...
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    Is Jon Box Related To Don Box?

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    My teammate, John Mullinax, poses a question that I get regularly at conferences: am I related to Don Box? It's a fair question since the delta of our names is the first letter. When asked, I always say that we are cousins, although the official answer...
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    Who is Jon Box?

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    <Updated 3/8/2008 with Architect Journal article and Linked In tag> Whenever I start a new blog or see someone else start one, I like the first post to be an introduction - you know, the "why would someone care about thoughts from this person...
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