Out Of The Box

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

July, 2009

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    Expression Studio 3 Available to All MSDN Premium Subscribers

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    Yes, way! Expression 3 is cool, and now MSDN Premium customers can get all of the new version of Expression.   Expression Web Expression Web makes creating compliant standards-based Web sites faster and easier... Find out more about Expression Web...
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    Microsoft submits code to Linux, and Linus talks OSS Hypocrisy

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    Background On July 20th, Microsoft announced and submitted 20K lines of code to the Linux source machine. Here’s a quote in PressPass from Tom Hanrahan, Director, Open Source Technology Center (OSTC): Today we’re releasing Linux device driver code to...
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    Internet Explorer speed

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    The IE8 Videos page has videos for a variety of topics. A couple that I was not aware of until today are on IE8 performance. There is some FUD out there on this topic, but this shows a different light on the topic. Load speed is not the only way to look...
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    Total Access, a site for Windows Mobile users and free software

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    I wanted my friends to know about this site. It’s not new, but a lot of folks are unaware of it. Here’s their elevator pitch: Total Access is your guide to help you personalize your Windows Mobile phone. Express yourself with free offerings—including...
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    Walmart joins the IE8 momentum

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    Just noticed that the next big name in the IE Gallery is Walmart. Here is their page in the gallery, which includes an accelerator and search provider.
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    Russ Fustino brings back Russ’ Toolshed

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    Russ Fustino is one of my favorite evangelists of all time. Years ago, he used to do presentations with the theme of a construction worker (including the construction hat and tools). To me, he made this job cool. Now, he’s back in a big way. Here’s the...
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    Thrive for Developers

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    Microsoft has put together Thrive - a website  all about helping developers survive the recession and manage their careers in this tough economy. Thrive pulls together a ton of great resources to help you learn new tasks faster, get access to discounted...
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    Michael Jackson memorial streamed live to your computer

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    Tomorrow, July 7 th , 10AM PT, 1PM ET – Microsoft is broadcasting the Michael Jackson memorial, live in HD from the Staples Center in Los Angeles using IIS Smooth Streaming and Silverlight to the world.  Video Site: http://inmusic.ca/news_and_features...
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    Microsoft Tribute to Michael Jackson

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    To go along with the recent Silverlight applications from the CMA Music Fest ( Be This Close and PhotoBooth ), check out this new DeepZoom experience of Michael Jackson . As you zoom into the center picture of Michael, you’ll find out that there are hundreds...
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