Mike Ormond's Blog

Musings on mobile development and Windows Phone 7 in particular.

July, 2006

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    Office 2007 Development in Finance Markets – Resources Links

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    For those of you who joined us in Canary Wharf on Tuesday evening to see Ian , Paul and me talking about Excel Services, Forms Server, SharePoint and server-side document generation, I thought I’d post the resources links from my slide deck here. (The...
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    Setting the tab order in a Compact Framework 1.0 application

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    Another one of my “learnings” from developing a CF 1.0 application (which I have to say is working a treat) relates to navigation. There is no tab order property for controls in a CF 1.0 application so if your UI develops “organically” as mine did (haphazardly...
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    You smell of cheese

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    A recurring conversation I have on MSN Messenger goes along the lines of: MikeO says: Hi - SmarterChild - says: Glad to see you again, MikeO! We haven't chatted in weeks... Hope you've been well! MikeO says: Yes thanks - SmarterChild -...
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    Another MSDN Roadshow Date [UK]

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    I can’t see it on the MSDN website yet but if you missed out on the various Roadshow dates we’ve run over the last month or so we’re putting on one last and final one at the Microsoft Campus in Reading on the 3 rd August. Keep an eye on our upcoming events...
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    Getting started with the SmartPhone emulator

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    Okay, so let’s pickup one of those “learnings” from my last post . How do I get started with the mobile device emulator in Visual Studio 2005. You can start the emulator from the Tools -> Connect to Device menu. Select “SmartPhone 2003 SE...
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    Atlas June CTP Available

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    You can download it here . Make sure you uninstall previous versions (through Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs) before installing the June CTP. I upgraded yesterday without any issues. You can also download documentation and samples at the same...
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    MileageTracker

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    Everyone at work has been ribbing me over a little mobile application I’ve been developing. I don’t get it – I think it’s great. I carry this phone around with me everywhere. Once in a while I make / receive a call on it but it can do so much more. I...
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    Blogpost Magic Word

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    Someone asked about my “blogpost” magic word (in SlickRun – see earlier post ). This magic word starts Word 2007 with the “new blog post” template open so all I have to do is type "blogpost" in SlickRun and I’m ready to start creating my next posting...
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