Out Of The Box

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

October, 2009

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    IE8 Web Slices and Discoverability

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    As my teammates know, I’m a fan of web slices , a capability of Internet Explorer 8. For anyone with a web site, it’s hard to imagine how these don’t have value. But that story is well documented, so I’m not going to jump into the business value conversation...
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    Windows 7 Launches Today

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      Windows 7 Virtual Presskit Remarks by Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, at the launch of Windows 7 , New York, Oct. 22, 2009 Remarks by Steven Sinofsky, president, Windows and Windows Live Division, at the launch of Windows 7 , Tokyo, Oct. 22 2009...
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    The Ultimate Offer

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        Here’s the deal The Visual Studio product line-up is evolving in 2010. During this transition time, you have an opportunity to activate a MSDN Premium subscription, which will convert to a more advanced edition of Visual Studio 2010 with...
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    Sweeping Changes in Visual Studio 2010 and MSDN?

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    Sweeping Changes in Visual Studio 2010 and MSDN? 60 Minute Webcast Series Visual Studio 2010 and MSDN are BIG – and they are getting bigger! In this session, we’ll explore all the changes to the Visual Studio family of products, including Team Foundation...
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    What a week!

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    Lots of stuff happening this week… Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 was announced. There are multiple announcements inside this effort: New lineup of SKU’s Go Live license New logo / new look Beta 2 of .NET 4 Windows 7 Windows 7 launches this week. PowerPivot...
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    Interknowlogy’s Multi-Touch Remote Object Manipulation

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    Tim (IK’s CEO) shows a .NET 4 WPF app running on Windows 7 and Microsoft Surface, and shows a Healthcare / Life Sciences Version. The machines are using WCF for intercommunication.  
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    New Photosynth based on Morgan Cox and a Visit to Neyland Stadium

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    This past weekend, my wife and I took our son Taylor on a visit to the University of Tennessee and Mississippi State University. On Saturday, we were blessed to attend a UT game with some friends of ours, whose son is the long snapper in Knoxville. Morgan...
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    More Press on Windows 7, and a related cool Wikipedia page

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    From the Great Lakes IT Report , a couple of Detroit office folks were interviewed about Windows 7 in Matt Checks Out Windows 7; He’s Converting Soon . Here are some impressive quotes: I got a good long look at Windows 7 Monday morning, and it looks like...
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    Windows Phones, and Windows Mobile 6.5

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    This is an interesting day for Windows Mobile fans. Microsoft has this new branding, Windows Phones. We have a new O/S, Windows Mobile 6.5. Phone companies around the world have announced new Windows phones. Why all of the excitement? It’s just a minor...
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    Windows Marketplace for Mobile has launched!

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    Are you a developer, wanting to get an app into the store? Click here. Wanting to win a Surface table? Click here . Are you wanting to purchase and/or download an application? On your Windows Mobile 6.5 device, click on MarketPlace icon (under the Start...
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    FIRESTARTER – on-demand and live events

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    Free events to ignite your skills Heat up your skills with the all-new Firestarter event series. Each day tackles a single Microsoft technology, including free sessions presented live by Microsoft developer and IT pro evangelists and technology specialists...
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