Backstage @ Robotics

Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.

March, 2008

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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.

 

 

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    Webcast : Creating Location-Aware Applications for Windows Mobile

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    Maarten Struys will be presenting this webcast on April 9th. He'll talk about how you can easily build location aware applications using the GPS API and more. Attendee Registration URL: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032374410&Culture...
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    More Silverlight for Mobile videos

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    (L-R: Giorgio, Me and Dale Coffing) Giorgio Sardo was one of the top presenters at MIX2008 and he delivered a session on Designing Silverlight UI for Mobile devices. Checkout his blog here : http://blogs.msdn.com/giorgio/
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    Rare video footage of the Windows Mobility Smackdown!

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    It's not everyday you get to see a cool session at a Technical event, but every 6 months we run an internal Microsoft technical readiness event for our technical folks in the field called TechReady. We've been running this event for 3 years and at every...
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    Changing Network Modes in Blackjack II

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    For those who carries the Blackjack II phone, you'll realize very quickly that you can't switch Network modes / bands which makes things very frustrating. For instance if you need to turn off 3G and stick with EDGE to conserve battery life. PhoneDude...
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    The New Mobile Line of Business Solution Accelerator 2008

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    Rob just sent this email to me today. His team has been building the new version of the Solutions Accelerator for a couple of months now and now they're ready to release it to the wild. What's really amazing to me is that they managed to implement MANAGED...
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    My Panel discussion at MIX08

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    Here's the audio recording for the "I wanna go mobile" panel at MIX08 few days ago. http://sessions.visitmix.com/?selectedSearch=PNL09 weird listening to your own voice. I can never get over it. :)
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    Silverlight Mobile at MIX08

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    Checkout these videos of the Silverlight mobile demos that were shown at the MIX08 keynote just this last week. MIXr Mobile Social Networking with Silverlight 2 WeatherBug Weather Beyond the Browser with WeatherBug
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    MIX08 Bits

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    Here are the links to download all the new stuff that we've announced at MIX08 today. Internet Explorer 8 - http://www.microsoft.com/ie/ie8 Silverlight 2 Beta 1 : http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/resources/installationFiles.aspx?v=2.0 Silverlight...
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    Google Gears on Windows Mobile

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    Another validation of the power, flexibility and ease of development on the Windows Mobile platform. Google just announced the availability of their offline AJAX technology called Google Gears on Windows Mobile 5 and 6 . What can Gears do? it provides...
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    Silverlight on Windows Mobile AND Nokia :)

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    Gosh, never thought that i'd ever be able to post those two logos side by side. :) That's right. After a lot of hard work, not only are we announcing that we have Silverlight on Mobile devices now, but we're announcing that Microsoft and Nokia are working...
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