Out Of The Box

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

March, 2009

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    Silverlight 3: Out of the Browser

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    Session: MIX 09, T45F, video Mike Harsh , Silverlight Program Manager Notes: Before Silverlight was called WPF/E, it was call ShizXaml… I had to figure out a way to make this presentation a little splahshier, so my solution was to basically do what the...
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    What are the Microsoft codenames “Oslo” and “Dublin”?

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    What is "Oslo"? (from the “Oslo” developer site ,) "Oslo" is the code name for our platform for model-driven applications. The goal of "Oslo" is to provide a 10x productivity gain by making model-driven applications mainstream...
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    What’s New in Silverlight 3

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    view session recording , presenter Joe Stegman, Group Program Manager Take a tour of the new features in Silverlight 3 including a dive into some of the new experience oriented features like pixel shaders, perspective 3D, animation enhancements, bitmap...
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    MIX: Designing the Windows 7 Desktop Experience

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    This was an interesting presentation at MIX about how some of the Windows 7 features came about. Very cool stuff. Great way to see one of my favorite areas in Windows 7. Title: Designing the Windows 7 Desktop Experience, (C26f, video ) Presenter...
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    Interesting Highlights from IE8 Launch at MIX

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    MIX is one of my favorite events of the year. And there are so many things that I want to call out, but I just don’t have the time. While I’m waiting for my body to adjust back to the Central Time Zone (everyone’s asleep in the house but me), I thought...
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    MIX: Offline Detection in SL3 and .NET Framework

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    Title: Offline Detection in SL3 and .NET Framework (T78m, video ) Presenter : Peter Smith, PM, .NET Networking Group, pesmith@microsoft.com Session is 18:11 in duration Session PPT has additional slides of interest Why offline detection? SL3 has the ability...
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    My Visit to MIX

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    I’ll break this down in more detail at a later time. You can see some keynote details at my Twitter page . Day 1 Keynote: Bill Buxton, Scott Guthrie ( video ) Windows Mobile 6.5 Overview : Loke Uei Tan ( video ) Building Amazing Business Centric Applications...
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