Out Of The Box

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

November, 2008

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    Christoph Schittko Discusses Innovation As a Culture

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    No matter if you're a developer or an architect, innovation is much more than just writing code for new features. How do you come up with innovative ideas that make your application more competitive and make you stand out as a recognized thought leader...
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    Architecture Guidance for Mobile Applications

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    I recently ran across a Patterns & Practices effort from J.D. Meier’s blog , where he was promoting an effort that has produced application architecture guidelines, specifically called the App Arch Guide and posted on CodePlex. The information is...
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    Missed the PDC? See MSDN Developer Conference.

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    There are a variety of cities holding these, like Detroit in January . Go see my DPE teammates in action.
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    Search Engine Optimization for Silverlight

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    My teammate, Hanu Kommalapati , pointed out this new whitepaper from the Silverlight team. RIA developers are looking for ways to address Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and now there’s a whitepaper, Search Engine Optimization for Silverlight Applications...
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    Windows Mobile next steps disclosed

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    PDC was very cool, but I was disappointed that not more of our mobility story was disclosed – but much smarter people than me are the holder of those plans. I am glad to see that this is now starting to come out a little. Yes, I’m waiting for WM7 and...
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    The PDC Coming To You

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    We’re bringing the PDC to you! For just $99 you’ll get the best of the PDC in your own backyard and hear all of the exciting announcements around the Azure Services Platform and Windows 7 . Other sessions include the latest developments in .NET, Silverlight...
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    Morro, free A/V for your home PC’s

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    Microsoft Announces Plans for No-Cost Consumer Security Offering Consumer Security Strategy Update , from Windows Live OneCare Team Blog In an effort to broaden PC protection and help ensure a positive Windows experience, Microsoft Corp. announced plans...
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    Java Update Has Interesting Twist

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    When the Java runtime updates itself, it’s interesting to see what the update includes. This time, it had a MSN Toolbar option.  
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    Colin Neller In Dell and SQL Server 2008 Video

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    Colin Neller is the leader of the Memphis .NET User Group . During the day, he’s a Sr. Software Engineer at ServiceU , a provider of online event management software designed for organizations such as churches, nonprofits, schools, universities, festivals...
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    More games added in Zune 3.1 update

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    The Zune 3.0 update was a nice addition. One of the nice things was the addition of games: Hexic and Texas Hold‘em. Plus, downloading/buying the current song playing on the radio. Today, I connected the Zune and downloaded v3.1 which includes Checkers...
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