Out Of The Box

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

September, 2009

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    A Thin Windows 6.5 Widget

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    To prepare for a talk on widgets, my learning process started with: an MSDN article, Developing Widgets for Windows Mobile 6.5 looking at the Live Search widget included in the emulators building a thin / lite widget, i.e not a lot of code or UI Why widgets...
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    Free real-time anti-virus software, Microsoft Security Essentials

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    I’ve got several friends that will run no anti-virus software, or a non-name brand. They sometimes have loaded one of the bad ones, that just load more bad stuff. And I keep telling folks, a solution is on the way. Finally, the time is here. Microsoft...
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    Race To Market Challenge, and Windows Marketplace for Mobile

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    In preparation for tonight’s talk, wanted to record these additional links: Windows Marketplace for Mobile helps developers transform their ideas into profitable new business opportunities . Using familiar skills and comprehensive support resources, you...
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    Bryan Huddleston presenting “cloud” in Nashville

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    My Microsoft teammate, Bryan Huddleston, is presenting Taking “IT” to the Clouds at the upcoming Nasvhille Barcamp on OCT 17th. The session list looks fairly interesting.
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    Live Virtual Presentation: Real World Azure

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    MSDN Events Present:  Real World Azure Come spend an afternoon with us on September 29th to explore Windows Azure™ – Microsoft’s platform for building and deploying cloud based applications – from a real world point of view!  During this event...
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    In Office Web Application video, Jon Box gets a mention

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    In a recent video interview of Chris Bryant on Channel 9, he was showing off his new baby, the Office Web application Technical Preview. Around the 3:30 minute mark, some of my recent uploads to my SkyDrive happen to be timed correctly to get me a mention...
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    Work for a small web firm?

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    WebsiteSpark is a new global program, designed by Microsoft to help small professional Web development and design service companies succeed, by providing new business opportunities through connections with global partners and customers, support and training...
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    Know someone wanting to learn web development?

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    Or someone wanting to see if they’d like Visual Studio or even ASP.NET? Here’s an easy way, and you can’t beat the price! Check out Visual Web Developer Express , a free Visual Studio Web development environment for building and testing next generation...
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    Zune, continues to raise the bar

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    Lots of happenings and announcements this week in the Zune world. New Zune HD The new device multi-touch navigation (touchscreen), HD radio, HD video out, wi-fi, web browser, and two storage sizes to choose from.   New Zune 4.0 software The new software...
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    Inside FedEx QuickShip

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    About 18 months ago, FedEx stood onstage with Bill Gates, as they launched FedEx QuickShip. John Mullinax (DPE), Chris Bryant (Microsft GPM, Office), and I teamed up on the evangelism effort, with help from a lot of folks – including some great people...
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    IE6 No More

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    Ran across an interesting AUG 4th 2009 article, Startups unite to drive nail into the coffin of Internet Explorer 6 . It talks about the growing angst of developers against IE6, and that a group of companies have joined together to tell IE6 users to upgrade...
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    Create A Simple IE8 Search Provider

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    IE8 is cool. Sure, laugh at me, but know your facts and be open minded – just for a minute. There are many new features and improvements in IE8. One of them is the updated search experience, and specifically the visual search and suggestions capabilities...
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    Kraft to Save $2.2 Million over Two Years with New Web Content Management Solution

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    From the case study One of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, Kraft Foods needed to give its brand groups greater speed and flexibility in connecting with consumers online. The company chose Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 as a...
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    IE8 “effectively blocked this attack”

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      In a blog post that has garnered a lot of attention, Brian Mastenbrook discusses a cross site scripting issue that was enabled by Ruby On Rails and initially found on Twitter. Blog post title: “How I cross-site scripted Twitter in 15 minutes, and...
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    Free Rendering Debugger for IE6, IE7, IE8, and another option for FireFox

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    From the Expression Web team blog , Expression Web SuperPreview for Internet Explorer is a free stand-alone visual debugging tool that makes it faster and easier to migrate your sites from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 7 or 8. Expression Web...
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