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Tips and tricks for developing Windows Phone 7 Applications

September, 2006

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    Application.DoEvents

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    While doing the Vista Test Pass, I noticed a lot of timing and synchronization issues in the tests, and they have a lot to do with Application.DoEvents , which allows your application to handle other events that might be raised while your code runs. It...
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    PM, SDE and SDET

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    It's been a fast week, working on the Vista Test Pass. I was browsing through today's blogs when I saw an entry by my recruiter, Julia Colvin , that talked about moving between positions at Microsoft, more specifically between the three disciplines of...
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    Microsoft Annual Company Meeting

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    Yesterday was my first Microsoft Annual Company Meeting, and it just blew my mind. It was unlike any other meeting I've been to, and was more like a huge concert, held in the 47,000-seat Safeco Field (considered by many to be the best baseball park in...
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    Windows Vista RC1 is available for your download

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    The title says it all. Download it here: http://download.windowsvista.com/preview/rc1/en/download.htm Please note that you need a product key to install it, which is currently available to Customer Preview Program (CPP) participants only. If you...
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    IronPython 1.0 has been released

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    IronPython 1.0 has been released yesterday! I fondly remember using Python when I was in college and asking my professor why it wasn't taught in any of the courses. It's a powerful, interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible programming language...
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    .NET Framework 3.0 (formerly WinFX) Release Candidate is out!

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    Today is Friday before the long Labor Day weekend, and I wondering what to write. It's not for lack of new exciting updates, it is just the matter of their confidentiality. One thing I can say though: .NET Framework 3.0 (formerly WinFX) RC (Release Candidate...
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