Mike Ormond's Blog

Musings on mobile development and Windows Phone 7 in particular.

September, 2007

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    Silverlight Demos

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    I've uploaded the Silverlight Demos that MikeT and I used at the MSDN event in Reading on Tuesday. I've also used a subset of these demos at various usergroup meetings recently including NxtGenUG Cambridge , VBUG London and VBUG Ipswich . If you attended...
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    Today is International Talk Like A Pirate Day

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    Avast, there! So it be. Ahaaar! Technorati Tags: pirates , silliness
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    NxtGen UG Cambridge Last Night

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    A big thank you to everyone at the NxtGenUG meeting last night for making it such an enjoyable experience despite the traffic chaos in Cambridge. When I arrived at the station there was such a queue for taxis (and no taxis) I decided to walk towards the...
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    Silverlight Streaming in a blog post

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    I had a slight problem with the Silverlight Streaming video app in my previous post - sometimes you would briefly see a 404 before the video player appeared. I suspected this was something to do with the way I was loading scripts in the page but it turns...
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    Silverlight Streaming Test

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    I've just been playing around with Silverlight Streaming for our upcoming Silverlight MSDN events . I'd made a Camtasia video of the Silverlight install experience and wanted to upload this as a Silverlight video delivered via Silverlight Streaming (I...
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    Slides and Demos from ScottGu's Mix:UK Sessions

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    Scott's posted the slides and demos and a note to say you're free to re-use these wholesale. It was a great session yesterday mainly as a result of the questions asked and Scott's ability to change tack and cover those things off as part of the demo....
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    Facebook, a force for good?

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    Well, a force for anything you like it seems according to an article in the Observer yesterday . "Bring Back Wispa" seems like a cause worth fighting for (I'm a Mars man myself though and in any case I think Aero ought to be a close enough alternative...
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    Silverlight 1.0 Released and Silverlight for Linux Announced

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    That's a big milestone for us. Scott (as usual) has all the news in his post here . There are also some cool Silverlight Halo 3 videos over here . And if you haven't already, take a look at Tafiti . In the middle of Scott's post is the piece about Linux...
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    More Nuggets - Building a Vista Gadget

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    I've made a few nuggets about building the Technorati gadget . I'm just about to publish these to the MSDN nuggets site . Here are the additional information links and a link to the source code: Gadget Development Overview on MSDN http://msdn2.microsoft...
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