Mike Ormond's Blog

Musings on mobile development and Windows Phone 7 in particular.

November, 2007

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    Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit

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    Thanks to Dick Baker, one of the attendees at my recent Silverlight session in London, for sending me a link to some VS 2008 (and more) training that's available on the Microsoft Download Center at: Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit...
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    Silverlight Physics Engine

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    Maybe it's just me but I've always been fascinated by physics (well, mechanics specifically) and particularly their implementation in games (like Halo 3 for example). So when I heard about a physics engine for Silverlight I had to take a look. Honestly...
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    ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions and Silverlight 2.0

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    There's Mike and I in Birmingham on Wednesday talking about Silverlight 1.1 and ASP.NET 3.5 and meanwhile in the deepest, darkest corner offices of Redmond, they're trying to make us look silly. Well not quite but it sometimes feels like we'll get back...
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    Kicking Myself Over Visual Studio 2008 RTM

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    So you can now (as of yesterday actually assuming you can get on the server) get hold of VS2008 RTM in all its glory (and it is glorious!). What a time to find out that my MSDN subscription has lapsed.... If you haven't had a chance to look at the VS2008...
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    It's Good to be Back

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    Yeah, right. Long days with nothing to do but laze in the sun and order cocktails or drive around game parks looking at elephants, giraffes and the odd big cat vs work. No competition really. If only I could afford to stay on holiday permanently. I did...
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    More Silverlight Streaming Fun & Games

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    Thanks to everyone who attended our "Developing on the Windows Live Platform" session last night in Reading. I did quite a few demos of Silverlight Streaming (probably too many as I ran short of time - next time I'll have to drop some bits). These included...
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    Projector Recommendations

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    Any suggestions for a good, reasonably priced, portable projector? We have a need to buy these to use on the road so we need to be able to carry them along with various other gear. ie weight / bulk are at a premium. Other criteria would include: Minimum...
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