Mike Ormond's Blog

Musings on mobile development and Windows Phone 7 in particular.

February, 2006

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    WinForms 2.0 WebBrowser Control and PowerPoint

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    I recently got asked the question why, if you use the WebBrowser control in a WinForms app to display a PowerPoint presentation, a vertical scrollbar is displayed even if you set ScrollBarsEnabled = False. Well, I did a bit of digging... Try doing...
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    Update - UK MSDN Nugget Videos Live Gadget

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    My MSDN Nugget Finder Gadget for Live.com ( see this entry ) now works in both Firefox and IE. I'd not revisted this until a chance conversation earlier this week with a colleague (thanks Mark) sparked me back into action to fix it. After poking around...
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    At DevWeek Today

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    Thoroughly enjoyed DevWeek today and look forward to another day there tomorrow. Dave Wheeler's keynote and WPF sessions got an all round thumbs up and Jason Clark's session on Custom Controls in ASP.NET 2.0 was also very good (except for the font - Lucida...
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    The Monty Hall Problem

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    I'm sure many of you will be familiar with the Monty Hall Problem , especially those of you who've read " The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time " but I was taken aback at the strength of feeling it provoked in a recent discussion at work....
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    Win a trip to Mix06!

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    If you've not heard about it already, Mix 06 is a new conference focussed on web technologies that takes place in Las Vegas from March 20-22nd. From the website: The MIX conference is a 72-hour conversation between Web developers, designers and business...
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    [UK] Upcoming TechTalk on "Web Security with ASP.NET 2.0 and WSE 3.0" - 8th March, Reading

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    This is a great opportunity to hear about some of the new security features in ASP.NET 2.0 and WSE 3.0. The event takes place at the Microsoft Offices in Thames Valley Park from 6pm on 8th March. You can sign up here Here's the abstract: "This...
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    Signing off for a couple of weeks...

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    Okay, that's it. I'm packing my bags and heading out of here for a couple of weeks. I just hope I don't have to ask for any directions in New Zealand as Melita was laughing at my pronounciation of place names earlier today. Well, except for the flight...
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