Paul Maher's Blog

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    WPF and Grids

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    I get asked quite often when working with customers using WPF about recommendations for a 3rd party grid control and when will Microsoft provide one out of the box. Eric has just done a posting here on a couple of suggestions and an announcement from...
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    Composite Application Guidance for WPF - NEW Release!!

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    Microsoft patterns & practices is pleased to announce the latest addition to the p&p library: "Composite Application Guidance for WPF" Resources ·          MSDN site: http://msdn.microsoft...
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    Computers of Yesterday Year!

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    I was doing a tidy up at my Mum and Dad's house the other week...you know how it is, I've not lived at home for several years but you leave some junk behind. Anyway I decided (or should I say was prompted) to do a clear out. I stumbled upon a couple of...
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    New Toy - Keyboard and TouchPad

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    Thought I'd pen a quick post about my new toy. I needed a keyboard and mouse for my Windows Media Center. I originally had a separate  keyboard and mouse, but decided to make life easier and go for an all in one combo - Keyboard with TouchPad. I...
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    Surface and Multi-Touch

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    The team get together a couple of times a year for a Research Day. This basically involves picking a topic to research, spending 2 days heads down researching and then coming together in a room to do a 45 minute presentation on the topic to the group;...
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    Silverlight 2 Beta 2

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    I was asked the other day about what is in Silverlight 2 Beta 2. For a full list go to: www.silverlight.net At a high level here is some detail: · UI Framework : Beta 2 includes improvements in animation support, error handling and reporting, automation...
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    Voices for Innovation

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    Join Voices for Innovation to influence UK government policy - http://www.voicesforinnovation.org/ Voices for Innovation is a network of technology professionals, business leaders, consumers and academics dedicated to supporting public policies that promote...
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    Get Started building Silverlight Applications

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    I've not had a chance to go through this site in depth, but looks like a great resource to kick start any Silverlight 2 development . It would be great to get feedback on any other useful resource on Silverlight you may recommend.
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    Windows Live

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    I was chatting with Ian Moulster who works in the Windows Live team the other day over lunch about all things Windows Live. For me this is a very exciting part of the Microsoft business. A good place to learn more is at Windows Live Home . If you've not...
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    Silverlight 2.0 Deep Zoom Frenzy...

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    I'm sure most of you have heard about and played with Deep Zoom by now. Take a look here for further information. My team mates Mike O , Michael M and Eric all have write ups and examples. This is a very exciting technology. The point I wanted to make...
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    Web Harmony!!

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    I couldn't resist sharing this one with you. I worked with our web and marketing team earlier in the year on a campaign around Microsoft web technologies...Silverlight, Expression etc. ...Anyway take a look and if you are a Deliverance fan then you should...
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    If you are a Visual Basic Developer then read on...

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    My team mate Eric has just launched a new blog focusing on Visual Basic Development called  Goto 100 It's early days, but I'm sure you will find it a very useful resource!   In Eric's own unique way, this is what to expect from the blog :-)...
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    Silverlight 1.0 for Mobile

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    I've been working on a variety of very cool Proof of Concepts with ISVs lately. Most recently I was in the labs with an ISV doing some work on Collaboration and Mobility was part of the solution - we decided to build out a Silverlight 1.0 for Mobile solution...
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    patterns & practices - Improving Web Services Security (Beta Release)

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    A must for every .NET and WCF Developer... Today we released the BETA version of our WCF Security guide. The guide, Improving Web Services Security: Scenarios and Implementation Guidance for WCF , is our Microsoft playbook for Windows Communication Foundation...
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    And Another Cool SilverLight Solution

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    I've been working with Partners in the UK this year on a wide variety of projects using Microsoft's next generation technologies. Whilst I have SilverLight in my head (per my previous posting) I thought I'd plug a fantastic Partner who is also doing...
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    Cool SilverLight Demo - Patient Journey Demonstrator

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    Well it's going to be one of those mad busy days, but I'm trying to become a good blog citizen and write fairly regular posts :-) so thought I'd pen a quick entry! I'm heads down in my office in Manchester, getting ready for a team planning session in...
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    The Developer Highway Code - Refreshed

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    I'm pleased to announce that there is a new revised version of "The Developer Highway Code". I hope it meets with your approval...Please feel free to drop me an email with feedback, it would be great to hear from you! Download full book only...
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    Are you a UK ISV? Check this out...

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    My team have been busy trying to engage more broadly with the UK ISV community and share useful information and resource... Firstly check out our new general purpose ISV blog - http://blogs.msdn.com/ukisvdev/ - written by our team, with lots of ISV related...
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    My World of Phone Pictures

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    I was just reviewing the mass of pictures that I have on my phone...it probably holds what has been going on in my world for the past year or so...I couldn't resist sharing one or two of my favourites :-) I might even make a regular fixture on my blog...
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    Visual Basic 6 migration to .NET

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    My team mate Eric has blogged about some VB6 migration to .NET materials here: http://blogs.msdn.com/ericnel/archive/2008/04/25/visual-basic-6-migration-to-net.aspx
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    Useful Content for Visual Basic Developers

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    I have been working on several Visual Basic projects recently, so thought it would be useful to signpost some useful material for VB.NET and VB6 Developers that may be of interest. Please feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions, in particular...
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    It's been far too long since I posted an entry :-)

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    I'm back to my Blog and promise to get writing more frequently - honestly!!!
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    Evening Application Security Event (Reading, UK) - 12th October

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    Implementing Security in the Software Application Lifecycle 12 October 2006 18:30 - 12 October 2006 21:45 GMT, London Welcome Time: 18:00 Language: English Microsoft Ltd Memphis Building 3 Microsoft Campus Thames Valley Park Reading Berkshire RG6 1WG...
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    Application Security Events - 10 October am/pm Cancelled

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    Hi All - Due to not enough demand on this date the Application Security events mentioned in an earlier posting on the 10th October am and pm, have now been cancelled. The events have been re-scheduled for November. I'll post an entry when I have...
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    User Account Control in Windows Vista - A First Look...

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    I’m sure most of you are aware that Microsoft have a new operating system soon to be released called Windows Vista. This is the next generation desktop operating system which will supersede Windows XP. If you would like to find out more take a look at...
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