Out Of The Box

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

December, 2007

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    What is an RD?

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    I was reading a blog post from one of my favorite people at Microsoft, Eileen Rumwell. She happens to bring up a 2004 video about Regional Directors ( RD's ) and I was in that video - thanks to her. Back in those days, Eileen ran the program and it had...
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    Office: Interactive Developer Map

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    Chris Bryant (one of the organizers of the upcoming Office Dev Con ) pointed this out to me the other day, and I wanted others to know about it. If you're looking at OBA development, I'd recommend checking it out. It's a great way to get a look at the...
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    Big Events in early 2008

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    There are several key events coming in Q1. MIX - MAR 5-7, Las Vegas, the event for showing the next web. Office Developer Conference (ODC) - San Jose, FEB 10-13, the premier event for Office and SharePoint development. THE Launch US Launch Event, FEB...
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    New Public Silverlight Sites

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    CMP Resource Center for Microsoft Silverlight DevX RIA Development Center
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    "It's Christmas day" for those waiting on Microsoft's first showing of virtualization

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    A quote from ADT article, titled Microsoft Releases Beta of Key Virtualization Product , says that "Microsoft today made a surprise announcement that Hyper-V, code-named "Viridian," is available as a public beta with Windows Server 2008...
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    Tafiti added to Windows Live Quick Apps

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    Tafiti is a very interesting search application. Yes, it uses our Live Search API, as well as ASP.NET AJAX and Silverlight - but it's cool looking and works well. As I've said before, there are several features that are very handy. And now, you can get...
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    Interesting Downloads And Articles for the Holidays

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    Power Toys for .NET Compact Framework 3.5 - remote performance monitor and GC Heap Viewer, NETCF CLR Profiler, App Configuration Tool, ServiceModel Metadata Tool, Remote Logging Configuration Tool, Network Log Viewer Anyone seen the new Innovate On Windows...
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    Windows Genuine Advantage

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    WGA is an important capability built into Windows Vista. Today, we announced changes to this capability that will be brought to your system in Vista SP1 and in Windows Server 2008. For the full announcement, check out the WGA Blog entry as well as the...
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    Microsoft Research, where the smart people are

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    If you spend some time looking at the Microsoft Research teams and their projects, it only takes a few minutes to see that these folks are very sharp and innovative. Take a look at HDView , or check out the videos on MSNBC taken by a special camera developed...
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    What do you do while on-hold?

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    If you've ever been invited to a Microsoft meeting and had to wait for the meeting organizer to start the call, then this video is for you. In this version, two Microsoft employees (from our Nashville office) show a new way of spending the time listening...
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    Windows Mobile 6 - the new naming conventions

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      I keep having to look up this list (like again today), Previous Categories New Categories Windows Mobile for Pocket PC Windows Mobile 6 Classic Windows Mobile for Pocket PC Phone Edition Windows Mobile 6 Professional Windows Mobile for Smartphone...
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    Next Nashville IASA Event Focuses on MCA Program

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    Next week, DEC 19, the Nashville IASA chapter will host Joseph DeCarlo (from Turner Broadcasting Systems). He will be presenting on the Microsoft Certified Architect program . Registration and directions are here .
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