Backstage @ Robotics

Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.

November, 2007

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Interesting stuff within MIcrosoft

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.

 

 

  • Backstage @ Robotics

    Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 released!

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    For those of you who are on Exchange and totally enjoying the rich experience that our other non-exchange users have, here's a new service pack that enhances it even more! Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) has been designed specifically...
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    Office 2007 format support for Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6

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    It's out officially now. Download it here : http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4b106c1f-51e2-42f0-ba32-69bb7e9a3814&displaylang=en&tm Improvements: Enhanced viewing experience for charts in Excel Mobile. Ability...
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    Silverlight 1.1 is now Silverlight 2.0

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    Cool! There are so many additional features that the Silverlight team is adding to it that instead of calling it a point release, they're going with a major release number. (unlike the naming convention we used for WM6 :P). here's the list of new features...
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    Blackjack II has great battery life

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    Those of you who have one of these phones would agree with me. By far, this is the phone with the longest battery life of all the new Windows Mobile 6 devices we've seen. I haven't stress tested it yet but my previous phone battery lasts around 8-9 hours...
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    Visual Studio 2008 released!

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    yes yes I'm late with the news but this is just too good to not blog about. Go get your copy now and install it..and start building some cool apps. Just remember.. You can only build Windows Mobile apps with the PRO SKU and above. Express and Standard...
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    Welcome to the Social.. again.

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    Woot! just installed the update on my Zune and it rocks. I love the new Zune 2 interface. What's great is that owners of the old Zune device can have the same experience that the Zune 2 provides. Try doing that for a change Apple! *point*point* anyway...
  • Backstage @ Robotics

    The journey of WCF Store and Forward

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    David Kline from the NETCF team just published a an in-depth tour of his personal experience working on the Lunch Launcher demo application that was shown all around the world at the various MEDC events. Lunch Launcher was built to demonstrate a scenario...
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    Wii-ed at last

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    So how many of you have one? After a year, I managed to get one from a local Fred Meyer who had it tucked away in the back of the counter. I asked them why they had never put it out for display and the store manager answered "It never last long enough...
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    Ok everybody, say it with me...

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    LINQ is not pronounced "Link-You" just as FAQ is not pronounced .... (saw this on a friend's status message)
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    Microsoft, Change the World or Go Home!

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    We just silently launched a feedback channel on the Microsoft Connect site to solicit constructive feedback and suggestions on how we can improve the Developer Experience for Windows Mobile. If you feel compelled to help and have a lot of killer ideas...
  • Backstage @ Robotics

    New Deep-Dev-Tech (DDT) Blog

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    José Gallardo Salazar is one of the core architect at Q4Tech who helped us build the Mobility Touchdown content and delivered it world wide to over 22 cities last year. Here is his profile: Jose Gallardo Salazar is a senior mobile developer and architect...
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