Backstage @ Robotics

Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.

June, 2006

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I'll try to give you an inside look at what goes on in Microsoft as I continue to build my career in this company.

 

 

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    MEDC 2006 Kuala Lumpur DONE!

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    With great fanfare and flawless execution, the MEDC Kuala Lumpur keynote and event was delivered today to a throng of over 900 developers and IT Professionals. Keynote was led by Tony Mestres, General Manager of the Windows Mobile Operator business and...
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    Got a new O2 Atom Exec for the MEDC Malaysia's Keynote

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    Just got this from the O2 distributor here in Malaysia. Since they're so kind to provide these devices for our use, I'll be showing all my demos on it tomorrow. The box is made very well with a magnetized front flap and nicely placed compartments...
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    Which devices have MSFP Today?

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    Mobile Operators with MSFP Devices · Cingular: 8125, 2125 · Orange : SPV M5000, C600 · Sprint: PPC 6700 · O2 XDA: Atom Exec, Atom Mini S (APAC) Device Makers with MSFP · Palm Treo 700w (VZW) · I-mate SP5, SP5m, Jasjar, Kjam...
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    Some interesting statistics about Windows Mobile

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    Here's something interesting that you might find useful about the Windows Mobile business and momentum. Phones are available from 115 mobile operators in 55 countries These MOs represent 1 billion+ subscribers, roughly 65% of WW subscribers...
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    Microsoft Expression Web Designer Demo & Training videos now available.

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    The Microsoft Expression Web Designer is currently in CTP and now we're posted up some training videos that you can watch and learn from. These videos include a full hour demo and introduction level training on Expression Web Designer. You can download...
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    Have you heard? .NET Compact Framework v2.0 SP1 is done and is being released.

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    I think there are about a few hundred bloggers who have posted something about this so i'll spare you the long post and just give you a quick summary of what's new. Customer Feedback drove this release. Improvements in stability Adds new debugging...
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    MEDC 2006 Beijing, China - DONE!

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    Hot after the heels of MEDC Taiwan, the China team put up a great show today at the Great Wall Sheraton Hotel in Beijing for MEDC 2006 China . We dropped into Beijing yesterday evening, went in for prep and together with a host of other partners...
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    MEDC 2006 Taiwan - Done!

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    What a great day. Eddie Wu delivered a good keynote for MEDC 2006 Taiwan today at the Westin Hotel, Taipei. Keynote was delivered completely in Mandarin and my demos were delivered in English of course. I'm a Banana who can't speak my mother tongue ....
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    Project Glidepath Software Factory Released

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    If you're a MicroISV (1-10 developer shop) you would like to play around with Glidepath . A set of Visual Studio 2005 add-ins that are delivered in packages via an RSS update feed, which allows you to take advantage of their process guidance, workflow...
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    The .NET MicroFramework

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    Some of you have written to ask about the .NET MicroFramework and where to find more info. Here's the official temp site: http://www.aboutnetmf.com Fill in the request form and the team will get back to you.
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    Test Driven Development for Mobile Devices possible!

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    I was almost a month ago when I was given a tour of the patterns and practices group offices to meet up with the team working on the Mobile Client Software Factory . This new Software Factory was designed to address some of the most common issues with...
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    CTP of SQL Server 2005 Everywhere Edition Now Available

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    SQL Server 2005 Everywhere Edition is the followup to SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition (SQL Mobile). Everywhere Edition adds to the great data replication and synchronization capabilities available in SQL Mobile. With Everywhere Edition, you can use the...
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    Is your app ready for Moto Q and the new Samsung i320?

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    Get Your Applications Ready for the First Windows Mobile Powered Smartphones with 320x240 Screens The Motorola Q and Samsung i320 bring the first landscape 320x240 screens to Windows Mobile® powered Smartphones. These devices will be in the hands...
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    Worldcup 2006 Fever!

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    For those of you who are interested in Football. Not the NFL kind, and not the AFL kind either. In places not in the Rest-of-the-world category, it's called Soccer . here's a cool utility for fans who wish to monitor the games but are stuck at work...
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    MEDC 2006 Europe Keynote - DONE!

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    Another fantastic event kicked off in Nice, France today at the Acropolis . Todd Warren delivered a good keynote session supported by Mike Hall on Windows Embedded, Jonathan Kagle of the . NET MicroFramework team and myself for Windows Mobile. Everything...
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    patterns & practices Mobile Client Software Factory CTP is available now!

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    The patterns and practices group has just announced the Community Tech Preview of the Mobile Client Software Factory for Windows Mobile Enterprise Application Development. You can download the bits here : http://practices.gotdotnet.com/projects/mobile...
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    Bonjour Sava!

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    Finally we're in Nice, France. We got in late last night from Tokyo via London. What a long flight, 12 hours + 5 hours in transit at NArita and Heathrow. Now we have 4 days to prep for MEDC EMEA at the Acropolis from the 6th till the 8th of June. It...
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