Mike Ormond's Blog

Musings on mobile development and Windows Phone 7 in particular.

February, 2005

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    MSN Search

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    As I'm sure you're aware, a new version of MSN Search launched recently. I have to admit I'm a convert. There's no doubt that, until now, Google was the search engine of choice for the discerning internet user - I myself have, in weaker moments, resorted...
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    Introductions

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    About time for an introduction methinks - rather rude of me not to have done it before now. My name's Mike and I manage the Developer Community Evangelism team here at Microsoft UK. That means I have the pleasure of working with such luminaries as Mike...
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    Smartphone Homescreens

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    Okay, I have to 'fess up that I'm not much of a one for ringtones, homescreens, graphics and the like. Probably just my age but I quite like things "vanilla", plain and simple. In the same vein as "don't burden my car with ridiculous alloy wheels or ...
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    MSDN Nuggets - Small, easily digestable technical videos. Get them while they're hot.

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    Microsoft UK recently launched MSDN Nuggets . These are short video presentations showing a particular piece of functionality or how to achieve something specific using .NET or SQL Server (more topics to come). We've kept them to around 10 minutes (compared...
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    My new Creative Zen Micro & Radio 4

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    Nice. Very nice. 5GB storage in a tiny form factor. I've sync'd 2300 tracks with my Media Center and there's room for a few more. It sounds fantastic. I've gone for the white one and while a little reminiscent of the iPod I have to admit it doesn't match...
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    Jeff Prosise on Hacking ASP.NET Web Applications

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    Last night I was fortunate to be able to attend a local VBUG meeting where Jeff Prosise of Wintellect talked about ASP.NET Security and specifically the threats posed to your ASP.NET applications. Jeff is in the UK for DevWeek ("the UK's leading technical...
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