Out Of The Box

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

November, 2010

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    Browsing the List of WP7 Applications

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    I’ve seen several MS folks pointing out this capability, so I just had to share this tidbit. To my knowledge, the only way to see WP7 applications in our WP7 Marketplace was either on the phone or via the Zune software on your PC. Now, Bing Visual Search...
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    PDC10: Unlocking the JavaScript Opportunity with IE9

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    Presenter: Gaurav Seth, Senior Program Manager, JavaScript runtime team video In This Session Evolution of Chakra (IE JavaScript Engine) New functionality for Developers JavaScript Evolotion Apps now use 1000’s of lines of JavaScript Functionalaity and...
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    Notes from PDC10: Inside IE9 Performance

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      Presenter: Jason Weber Video Lots of research, boiled down to 3 themes from developers Interoperable HTML5 (same markup) Performance, Performance, Performance Websites more like native applications Browser CPU Usage Loading ESPN Time to Glass Elapsed...
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    PDC10: Introducing HTML5 Vector Graphics

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    Presenter: Patrick Dengler, Senior Program Manager, IE team Presentation   Agenda intro to Vector Graphics Differences in 2 vector graphics models (Immediate vs. Retained) overview of <canvas> intro to SVG Direction on when to use each What...
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    PDC10: Taking Advantage of Pinned Sites with IE9 and Windows 7

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    Presenter: Israel Hilerio, Ph.D., Principal Program Manager Video Win7 Taskbar Overview taskbar button overlay icons jump list, static and dynamic thumbnail taskbar Pinned Sites (16:15) Goals closer relationship between users and their favorites sites...
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    PDC10: Best Practices for Building Cross-Browser Web Applications

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      Presenter: Tony Ross, Program Manager Presentation Note: the session PPT has good notes on each slide. Goal: empower you to build robust sites capable of surviving on the constantly-changing web platform Topics Same Markup Browser Detection Feature...
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    Silverlight Firestarter–DEC 2nd, RSVP, FREE

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    You’re invited to a very special event on December 2 nd , 2010 Learn about the future of Silverlight from Corporate Vice President, Scott Guthrie and other experts, direct from Microsoft’s HQ. Hear about our plans for the next version of Silverlight,...
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    PowerPoint 2010 and Broadcast

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    My manager just mentioned this feature of PowerPoint 2010, and it seems cool enough to share / remember. So, check out this blog post from the PowerPoint Team Blog, titled Introducing Broadcast Slide Show . There’s a video to show this nice little feature...
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    Windows Phone 7 Development for Absolute Beginners

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    Clint Rutkas is one cool dude, and he proves it again right here. He and some friends have created a great video series so that almost anyone can get into the WP7 programming development game.
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    WP7 Marketplace Anti-Piracy Guidance

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      The mobility team has delivered a whitepaper on securing your application. The outline looks like: Application Lifecycle in Windows Phone Marketplace Leak Prevention Leak Containment Future Anti-Piracy Enhancements
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    Microsoft TENN is Hiring

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      The Heartland District has an immediate opening for an Optimized Desktop Technology Solutions Professional covering enterprise accounts in Tennessee. As an Optimized Desktop Specialist, your role is to drive the technical sales process for Microsoft...
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