Out Of The Box

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

April, 2009

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    Windows 7 Release Candidate Timing

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    From The Windows Blog, Brandon LeBlanc reports : “ pleased to share that the RC is on track for April 30th for  download by MSDN and TechNet subscribers. Broader, public availability will begin on May 5th. ” Also changes to Beta 1 here and here ...
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    Windows 7 Features by Version

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      Windows 7 Home site Windows 7 Home Premium In addition to the features of Windows 7 Starter and Windows 7 Home Basic, this edition includes: Aero Glass & advanced Window navigation Windows Touch (Multi-touch and handwriting support) Video demo...
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    MIX09: Inside Microsoft Silverlight

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    This is a look at the CoreCLR, which is what Silverlight runs on. Session abstract: See how the CLR team slimmed down the size of the runtime into a small, zippy download, the Core CLR, yet kept the experience .NET developers have come to love. ...
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    ESPN’s usage of IE8 is WOW

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    After the IE8 release and ESPN’s immediate usage, I’ve had the ESPN Headlines web slice on my browser. Most of my friends know that I’m a Cardinals fan, and that I usually have a Cardinals sidebar gadget on my desktop. But, now I have the ESPN’s Cardinal...
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    Microsoft TAG, stays in the news

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    See the human TAG at MIX. A unique application… Check out the new Black and White TAG Note the interesting usage that the Sacramento Book Review – purchasing the book after reading the review…. iPhone update includes active reading Microsoft Tag Interview...
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    Interesting Silverlight game and $5000

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    Also, check out the new ServerQuest 2 . It has a very interesting interface (like old PC games), and computer geeks will appreciate the humor especially if you have to support other people’s computers. Also check out the ServerQuest game contest . The...
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    MIX09: Silverlight, Ready for Business

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    After seeing the presenter’s attire the morning of his presentation, I had to watch this session. It’s too bad that they don’t show a picture of Ward. Presenter: Ward Bell , VP Technology, IdeaBlade, Inc. Presentation page: http://videos.visitmix...
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    MIX09: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Web Developers

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    Introduction to URL Rewriter in 15 minutes Presenter: Thomas Deml , Group Program Manager, Web Platform and Tools, Microsoft Video: http://videos.visitmix.com/MIX09/T86M The Key – Canonical URL’s “reduced to the simplest and most significantly...
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    Creating a Great Experience on Digg with IE8

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    Presenter: Joel K. Neubeck, Director of Technology, Terralever Session video: http://videos.visitmix.com/MIX09/C22F Who is Terralever? Interactive marketing agency in Tempe, AZ Leveraging online channels for customers to increase their...
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