Mike Ormond's Blog

Musings on mobile development and Windows Phone 7 in particular.

April, 2009

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    3 Men and a Whiteboard on ASP.NET MVC

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    A lot of videos at the moment but this one was more fun than most as Eric , MikeT and I got in a room with 2 pens and 1 whiteboard and chatted about ASP.NET MVC. This turned out to be more tricky than expected (not as tricky as the editing mind you) as...
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    An Introduction to the IE8 Developer Tools

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    As part of my ongoing roundup of all things IE8 in celebration of its final release, in this video I take a look at the developer tools built into IE8. As well as helping you debug your HTML and CSS layout, they offer interactive editing of the HTML document...
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    Fame and Fortune await for those who play with IE8

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    Though I’d love to do this post in prose I fear it would create some woes At least for me if not for you I shall henceforth revert to normal service [I’m more an e. e. cummings or Charles Bukowski person anyway. Are you familiar with his early work? Why...
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    Dominick Baier on Identity, Geneva and OpenID

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    And following on from Dominick on DevWeek and WCF we also chat to Dominick about Identity, Geneva and OpenID. Technorati Tags: geneva , devweek , identity , openid
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    Dominick Baier on DevWeek and WCF

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    While attending this year’s DevWeek conference, MikeT , Eric and I tried to capture a few videos of speakers , attendees and the conference itself. On Wednesday Eric collared thinktecture consultant and DevelopMentor instructor Dominick Baier on the subject...
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    Cloud Computing and Windows Azure

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    A few weeks ago I went along to the inaugural UK Azure Net Usergroup meeting and with the help of Simon Davies (all round Azure expert) collared a few people to get their views on cloud computing and Windows Azure. I’d like to apologise in advance for...
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    Flip MinoHD

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    That’s a Flip MinoHD and a red Gorillapod in case you don’t recognise them. I made a little test video of me making coffee. The coffee turned out to be a disaster (note the tone of disappointment) because I’d left the group in the machine for hours –...
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    UK Azure NET Usergroup

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    A couple of weeks ago I went along to the first meeting of a new Windows Azure community in the UK – the UK Azure NET usergroup. While I was there I captured a bit of video of the goings-on and interviewed Ravi Nar of Dot Net Solutions . Ravi and co are...
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    Who Needs IE8 Accelerators?

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    One of the new features in IE8 that I really like, simple though it is, is Accelerators. In particular I find it useful for mapping. Addresses tend to be fiddly things to type and why should I cut & paste to a new browser window when I can just highlight...
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    Visual Studio 2010 Enhancements for ASP.NET

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    I did a session at DevWeek on ASP.NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010 and I’ll be doing a similar session on Saturday at WebDD and again in Glasgow on the 2nd of May at Developer Day Scotland . I thought it might be worth distilling some of the content into...
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    Windows Azure – A Couple of Learnings

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    Today I’ve been playing around with IE8 Accelerators and using Windows Azure as the hosting mechanism. As usual I bumped into a few obstacles so here’s a quick summary of progress so far: The Development Storage Integration expects you to have SQL Express...
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    ASP.NET RefCardz

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    Alvin Ashcraft (of Morning Dew fame) mailed me recently to point me at a very interesting resource – RefCardz – and specifically a recently published RefCard on Core ASP.NET by Holger Schwichtenberg. There are, in fact, lots of RefCardz on subjects ranging...
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    Virtual Earth and SQL Server Event

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    For those of you that know me or follow my blog you’ll know that I’m a *huge* fan of Virtual Earth and need only the smallest of excuses to incorporate it into a demo. So when Simon Sabin emailed me to say that he and Johannes Kebeck were doing a double...
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    Getting Started with the Live Framework

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    If you attended my DevWeek session “An Intro to Live Mesh Development” (a name of historical significance as it was proposed before PDC and therefore before the Live Framework was announced – it’s always difficult coming up with sessions so far in advance...
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