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    Gaming Week 2011

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    Have you ever played your favorite video game and asked yourself “how can I get a job working on a game this cool?” The fact is that the video game industry is now one of the hottest software businesses in the world.  It employs hundreds of thousands...
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    Alfred’s Monday Morning Links

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    Alfred Thompson posts a set of links each week that are a great source of information.  A few of these that are particularly relevant, find the full article here or follow Alfred on Twitter . Got girls? Live in Texas? UT Austin has a girls tech camp...
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    Format C# or .NET Code for your Blog or Website

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    In my last post, Basic Scripts for Windows Server , I posted some code onto my blog.  I found a great website for formating C#, VB, HTML, XML, and Powershell Code.  I also added a gray background to the code by adding a style to the <pre>...
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    DreamSpark and MSDN AA Access: Baylor University

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    While I was visiting Baylor University , I discovered that students were having trouble accessing DreamSpark Software .  At Baylor University, students can currently access DreamSpark Software through JourneyEd . Step-by-step instructions for Baylor...
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    Live Blog of the Imagine Cup Student Competition: 9am EDT with Student Insider Patrick Godwin

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    Join us for a live blog of Imagine Cup Community Showcase Monday 26 April 2010 at 9am EDT . Special guests and speakers include James Cameron (Avatar and Titanic), Karen Cator , Direction of Educational Technology at the US Dept of Education Anthony Salcito...
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    Imagine Cup U.S. Finals Event Kicks Off in Redmond

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    Students from across the U.S. converged on the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington, today for the start of the Imagine Cup 2011 U.S. Finals event. Tomorrow morning, all 22 finalist teams will have their chance to present their projects to the...
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    Installing Win7 from USB onto Netbook or EeePC

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    My team at Microsoft won a diversity award and part of the prize was a new Asus EeePC .  I’m installing Win7 on it today, thanks to some instructions Clint Rutkas laid out.  I’ll post them here in case you’re in the same boat.  Please note...
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    Best Practices: Designing Mobile Applications

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    These days, mobile devices are as common as chewing gum.  Will your next application be ready to hit the streets? I recently talked to a group of MIS majors at Baylor University about Windows Mobile Design.  Here are some tips and tricks to...
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    Windows Azure

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    Today at the PDC, Ray Ozzie announced our cloud computing platform (called Windows Azure).  Using the platform, developers will be able to build .NET-based applications in the cloud using our data centers.  This kicks of a new revolution in...
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    Microsoft Student with Encarta for Free

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    Get Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2009 at no additional cost when you license the 2007 Microsoft Office suite, or any component thereof, before June 30, 2009*! Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2009 is the ultimate homework assistant for...
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    Microsoft Student Partners: An Interview

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    Prasid , Paul , Tracy and I run the Microsoft Student Partners Program for the US.  Paul and two of our Microsoft Student Partners were interviewed, here what they have to say over at Chubby Brain. “Beyond angel investors and venture capital firms...
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    EDUfun: Microsoft Visual Studio Middle School Power Toys 1.0

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    Erik Leaseburg has started a new blog called EDUfun to capture the fun and exciting intersection of technology, fun, and education.  While this entry targets Middle School, it is a great tool for any entry level programmer.  The  is a software...
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    How-to Restore and Find Deleted Email in Outlook 2007

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    Help!!  I permanently deleted an email I need, I need to find an email I deleted, how to restore a deleted email.  If you’re in trouble, here’s a quick solution for retrieving email from the dumpster in Outlook 2007. When you delete an email...
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    DreamSpark: Free Microsoft Software for Students

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    Microsoft DreamSpark launches today with a Key Note from BillG at Stanford University.  Microsoft DreamSpark gives students around the world software for free to help them become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders. Whether interested...
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    Free Windows Phone 7 Series Developer Training Kit

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    Technorati Tags: mix , mix10 Windows Phone 7 Series holds a promise to be an amazing personal mobile phone with new innovative user interface and functionality , as well as a great development platform on which you can quickly and easily build games and...
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    Windows Mobile Development Samples

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    http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/30taewf4(VS.80).aspx Calculator Application Sample Provides a simple calculator application for a Pocket PC. Direct3D Mobile UltimateGMan Game Sample Shows how to make a simple two dimensional game with managed...
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    Ramping up on the job: Peer mentorship

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    I love having someone I can ask stupid questions without feeling totally ridiculous.  I'm extremely fortunate to have Hilary on my team -- we do almost the same job, she has previously returned from leave so understands my experience and she's a...
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    Ramping up on the job: Week 1

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    My first week was little odd because it coincided with my team's annual offsite where we present best practices and talk about our strategy for the fiscal year.  It was both a great week to come back (so convenient to have everything being presented...
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    IEEE Offers Free Software to Student Members

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    Gain Access to Free Development Software from Microsoft: IEEE Computer Society Student Members All student members who join the IEEE Computer Society will automatically be eligible to select and download software from Microsoft. Available software includes...
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    New Videos: Get Started with Visual Web Developer Express 2008

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    Visual Web Developer Express 2008 is a free web tool that allows you to build CSS, HTML ASP.NET, C#, VB, and JavaScript and supports additional frameworks like ASP.NET MVC, AJAX, Silverlight and jQuery. ASP.NET is releasing a new series of how-to videos...
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    Microsoft Student Partners Blog

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    One of the programs I work on in the US is the Microsoft Student Partners Program and they’ve just started a Student Partners blog !  Keep in touch with what Student Partners are doing around the world by following the blog or following us on Twitter ...
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    Grace Hopper 2008: Confessions of a Woman Developer Series

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    I’m a blogger and a video blogger for Grace Hopper 2008.  I’m excited to cover the conference, but I also want to add value for attendees.  Grace Hopper has a lot of students and a lot of career-oriented sessions.  So, I am planning to...
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    Technical Book Club: Code Complete Book #1

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    Technorati Tags: books Technical Book Club: Code Complete Book #1 The first book we’re reading for our Technical Book Club is Code Complete.  Order it today if you want to read along.  I’ll provide summaries and insights as we go along. ...
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    Microsoft Student Partners Makeover

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    The Microsoft Student Partners website got a much needed makeover.  Now you can see the profiles of students in your country.  Please note, only a subset of countries have been included in this first release.  Here is one of the MSPs from...
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    A Fish Out of Water: Being a Man at Grace Hopper

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    Randy Guthrie blogs about being one of a few men at Grace Hopper: http://blogs.msdn.com/mis_laboratory/archive/2008/10/03/a-fish-out-of-water-1-300-women-technologists-5-men-at-the-2008-grace-hopper-conference.aspx
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