• UberDemo

    SEO Toolkit for IIS

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    This looks like it might be useful for anyone that is running IIS: http://www.microsoft.com/web/spotlight/seo/?appid=10990002 . Released 01/12/10. It looks to be an improvement over a preexisting version found here released last October "Start with...
  • UberDemo

    Gestalt 1.0 and Gestalt Widget Pack Launched!

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    MIX Online has released a major update to the Gestalt project. Gestalt has now been incorporated directly into the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR). Joshua Allen writes: Included ... are our sample video and audio widgets, which come with the Gestalt...
  • UberDemo

    Oomph: A Microformats Toolkit

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    Mix Oline presents their newest project: Oomph2: A Microformats Toolkit. This new version adds support for the hMedia format, plus a lot of other enhancments/improvements. Check it out at: http://www.visitmix.com/Lab/oomph/ . " Microformats are about...
  • UberDemo

    Circumventing an IE/Flash Display Issue in the WPF WebBrowser control on x64 machines

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    Recently I wrote some code with the intent to display an embedded YouTube Flash video in Window Presentation Foundation’s WebBrowser control. I ran into an interesting problem. Internet Explorer displayed a broken object icon on some machines, but not...
  • UberDemo

    Using Custom Namespaces at the Root of a XAML File

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    Here’s something I didn’t know about Silverlight, and I did not find any documentation on it. It’s possible to create custom namespaces at the root of a XAML file. I always knew that you could insert namespaces inline in XAML, but apparently when you...
  • UberDemo

    Glimmer Released!

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    The Mix Online_ team has just released their latest work: Glimmer. Glimmer is a WPF tool that generates jQuery so that you can easily create effects for your website! Check it out at http://www.visitmix.com/lab/glimmer
  • UberDemo

    Regular Expression support in Visual Studio 2008

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    Since I write a lot of Silverlight and WPF applications, I make heavy use of Visual Studio, and when I work with large XML files it is very time saving to know how to use Visual Studio’s Regular Expressions search support. Every time I use it though I...
  • UberDemo

    MIX09’ing it up with a Tetris Version of Flotzam

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    For MIX09, our team decided to create a new look for Flotzam that was to be shown prior to the keynotes. We’d thought about possibly creating a Vegas slot machine version, but we ended up choosing Tetris, since it was very much in line with the #MIX09...
  • UberDemo

    A VirtualizedStackPanel Control in Silverlight 2.0

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    When putting together the code for the Descry - Social Timeline visualization, I quickly discovered that when I subscribed to FriendFeed friends that contained large numbers of items, I eventually encountered performance issues. Scobleizer ’s feed was...
  • UberDemo

    Descry

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    “Ever wonder what goes into building an effective visualization? Look no further. We decided to roll up our sleeves and explore the topic. We're calling it Project Descry.” Descry is the new culmination of our “Innovative Web” teams efforts! It’s worth...
  • UberDemo

    Announcing MIX ONLINE!

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      My team members have been working on a entirely new version of the VisitMIX site for the past couple of months. There's going to be some very interesting activity around this site.   MIX Online is a community site for web designers and developers...
  • UberDemo

    hCard

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    Hans Hugli Microsoft http://www.microsoft.com Hans Hugli 1 Microsoft Way Redmond WA , 98052 USA 425.882.8080
  • UberDemo

    Capturing a WebCam stream to a WMV file from within a WPF application

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    I was asked to help out with a demo, my assignment was to capture some video from a WebCam that was to be used for the Cirque du Soleil demo for MIX08. There were a few ways to do this, none which were obviously attractive. There are many 3 rd party tools...
  • UberDemo

    Debug Monitoring Tool

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    In Building a recipe application using Vista and .NET 3.0 (Part IV: ThumbnailProvider interface) I reference the DBMon.exe tool, and state that it is located in the Windows SDK, however, as of the lastest Windows SDK: Microsoft® Windows® Software...
  • UberDemo

    Security Integration of SharePoint 2007 and Community Server 2007

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    Although I'm certainly not a SharePoint expert, MSDN just posted an article I authored that shows how to cleanly integrate the security model between these two platforms using ASP.NET Roles. I put this together for the Office team from something that...
  • UberDemo

    “Linkifying” a String

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    I had a need to create a string “Linkify” function for a web site that I am working on; a function that takes a string, parses it for URL’s, and replaces those URL’s with HTML anchors. The end result is when the string is passed to a web client it would...
  • UberDemo

    Creating a “TagFilter” Web Part that interacts with pages in SharePoint 2007

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    Abstract Becoming familiar with SharePoint 2007 web parts, CAML and implementing a custom web part that interacts with a SharePoint page’s CAML. This article also covers setting up a development environment, building, deploying, installing, and debugging...
  • UberDemo

    Communicating A Message

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    I'll let Hans focus on expanding upon some of the geekier details of some of the demos he's working on. Which will give me an opportunity to switch things up a little bit and discuss some of the overall concepts of how to go about designing a great demo...
  • UberDemo

    Building a recipe application using Vista and .NET 3.0 (Part V: Utilizing Windows Search in .NET applications)

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    Apologies for the delay of this post, I’ve been busy with MIX07. Charles Torre and I organized the MIX07 Sandbox this year, and it was a great success. This year we raised the bar with regards to the types of people that a Hands on lab was interesting...
  • UberDemo

    Windows Vista Contacts.NET API

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    I'd like to draw attention to Contacts.NET available on CodePlex. I had a need to work with the Windows Vista Contacts. There are native API's, but alas I am now a .NET developer. I thought that I was going to be forced to brush up on my C++ to wrap the...
  • UberDemo

    Building a recipe application using Vista and .NET 3.0 (Part IV: ThumbnailProvider interface)

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    ThumbnailProvider interface The ThumbnailProvider interface is new to Windows Vista and enables thumbnails to show up in a beautiful 32-bit color, 256 x 256 pixel resolution. This sample’s ThumbnailProvider implementation, doesn’t show much above and...
  • UberDemo

    Building a recipe application using Vista and .NET 3.0 (Part III: Using Windows Vista and .NET 3.0 features)

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    Displaying a custom Thumbnail in the shell The next thing that I wanted to do was to have a Thumbnail display in the shell for “Electronic Cookbook” files. My goal was to have each recipe file show an image of its recipe item. I’d never done this before...
  • UberDemo

    Building a recipe application using Vista and .NET 3.0 (Part II: Schema Design and implementation)

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    In the last blog post I discussed the general design of the recipe application that we wanted. In this section I will discuss the XML format that we decided on. Virtuous XML I chose to use an XML format because now there are so many ways to consume...
  • UberDemo

    Building a recipe application using Vista and .NET 3.0 (Part I: Design)

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    This is the first in a series of blog postings which explore designing and building a recipe application using Windows Vista and the .NET 3.0 framework. In this blog, I write about designing the application and the thought process that I went through...
  • UberDemo

    Silverlight Slideshow (Part I)

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    As a Software Design Engineer on the UberDemo team, I‘m very fortunate to be able to experiment with a large variety of technologies. Right now we’ve begun gearing up for MIX07, and so I was ask to put together a slideshow for the upcoming MIX07 site...
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