Ricky Tan's blog

Tips and tricks for developing Windows Phone 7 Applications

July, 2006

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    TechFair 2006

    I just read an interesting story in chapter 4 of the book "Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In", which illustrates why communication and negotiation is so important: Too often, negotiators end up like the proverbial children who...
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    I changed the time zone in my profile to Pacific Time, which is the time here in Redmond, Washington. Previously it was default to GMT, which might have given the misconception that I was up blogging in the middle of the night. :-) Right now, I...
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    What is Crossbow?

    Among my work here at Microsoft is servicing the now-complete Crossbow Runtime, to make sure there are no regression issues with the latest WPF builds as it approaches its ship date. So I decided to step back here in this blog and ask myself, "What is...
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    Hi! This is my first blog here on MSDN, so I thought it should be an intro. My name is Ricky Tan, and I was born and grew up in the tropical island of Penang in Malaysia . I’m ethnic Chinese and was educated in English, but I also speak some Chinese and...
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