Mike Ormond's Blog

Musings on mobile development and Windows Phone 7 in particular.

February, 2007

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    I confess I may be confusing people though

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    I think I need to be explicit about this in my next AJAX session as I'm clearly confusing some folks. ASP.NET AJAX isn't (just) all about the XmlHttpRequest mechanism. It also has some other really nice capabilities. Take extender controls as an example...
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    To the person who tried to convince me that the AJAX Toolkit Calendar control talks to the server

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    It doesn't. So there. I thank you.
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    Marathon Training Update - Week 6/7

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    Well week 6 was a bit of a lost cause as I couldn't train due to my pulled muscle. However I did venture out on the Sunday and managed to do 10.5miles round Windsor Great Park. We got a bit lost (mainly because you can't see on Live Local / Google Maps...
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    MSDN Library Sidebar Search Gadget

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    This now has pride of place on my Sidebar. Tim Heuer's MSDN Search Gadget Sample Nikhil's Version with Script# Technorati tags: vista , sidebar , gadget
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    UK MSDN Roadshow - "AJAX Development" Session Resources

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    Here are a host of great resources to compliment the ASP.NET AJAX session I'll be delivering at the UK MSDN Roadshow. [Update 30/3/07] Demos MSDN Roadshow ASP.NET AJAX Demos Web Sites ASP.NET AJAX Home ASP.NET Developer Center ASP.NET AJAX Showcase Applications...
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    paint.net

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    I've been playing around a bit with paint.net and I'm really impressed. Once you get the hang of things (like layers and alpha values and magic wands) you can achieve some really nice effects. I started using it for image manipulation and then wanted...
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    Marathon Training Update - Week 5

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    Another week another injury... Not such a fun week this week with the following: Hill Session - 30mins (ouch) Threshold Run - 2 x 10mins with 2 mins recovery (sadly, we couldn't manage 10mins flat out) Easy Run - 30mins (Oops - I thought it was 40mins...
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    TravelNews Mashup Site for ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 RTM

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    Seems to be a day of demos today. I've updated my TravelNews mashup demo for ASP.NET AJAX RTM. This consisted of: Modifying the web.config file (I just created a new ASP.NET AJAX site and used the web.config from that) Changing a namespace in...
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    Workflow and RSS Demos

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    I was also asked for my RSS & Windows Workflow Foundation demos from launch so here goes with these. There are 5 folders in the zip file: ConsoleApplication1 DVD_Player_State_Machine RSSActivityLibrary SubscribeToRssFeeds TrackingServiceDemo Download...
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    ASP.NET AJAX Demo Site

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    I've been asked for this demo code numerous time and have always resisted because publishing it was "complicated". For one, there were a few bits in there I didn't write myself - they came from the long and distant past (in fact I think they came from...
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    Installing WPF/E

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    Well, installing the WPF/E runtime is easy (a case of shooting ourselves in the feet if it isn't) but installing the dev bits requires a little more thought. Check out Joe Stegman's post here . In addition, there's been a wee bit of a problem with the...
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    On UpdatePanel Performance

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    Phil Winstanley (Plip) tried to leave the following comment relating to my blog post about UpdatePanel performance but found that you had to login to leave comments so he mailed it to me instead. I wasn't aware you had to login to leave comments (shame...
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