Windows Phone 7 Tip – How to automatically sync your OneNote documents to the Cloud

OneNote for Windows Phone 7 OneNote is one of my favorite Microsoft Office applications and an amazing note taking tool.  I use it constantly to take screen shots of websites or applications, quick dictation, to-do lists, and even some sketching/doodles (via my Tablet’s pen).  One of the goals of the OneNote Team was to bring…

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Announcing the Windows Phone 7 Firestarters: free, in-depth training in your own backyard!

    Dream It. Build It. The power to build smart, visually stunning games and applications is right in your hands with Windows Phone 7. Want to see what’s under the hood? You are invited to join your local Microsoft Developer Evangelists for an inside look at the Windows Phone 7 platform. You’ll learn how…

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Announcing the “Light up your Silverlight Applications for Windows 7 Firestarter”

My teammates and I have decided to kick off the new year with a new Firestarter based totally on Silverlight and Windows 7! Like all Firestarters the day will be designed around taking you from the beginning steps of the platform up through more advanced topics.  This event is totally free, open to all east…

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Why User Experience in the Enterprise Matters

Prior to coming to Microsoft, I lived the life of an Enterprise Developer for many years.  The technologies changed, the people I worked with changed, even the industries were different, bu tone thing remained the same.  IT was always asked to do more with less.   There are numerous ideas floating around that were created…

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Annoucing the Malvern PDC10 Viewing Party

Watch it via Live Broadcast at a Microsoft Office PDC10 is sold out, but you can still join the excitement via the live stream on October 28. This year’s groundbreaking event will include live streaming of the keynotes, as well as concurrent live streaming of sessions. We’ll have a number of sessions presented live, in…

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How do I enable my Silverlight 3 application to run Out of the Browser?

This question has come up a couple times recently during my presentations and I wanted to point a potential snag you may hit.  In order for Silverlight to run Out of the Browser (OOB) it needs to have an xml manifest file included in your project. The file looks like this… You can have this…

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What I learned about being a Windows Phone 7 Developer

Who is this guy? First, let me start off by saying I work for Microsoft as a Developer Evangelist covering client technologies like Silverlight, Windows and Windows Phone.  So it is a given I believe in the technology of Windows Phone 7 and am excited about its future.  This doesn’t mean I am a robot…

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An exciting first look at Silverlight 2.0 with Scott Guthrie

Scott Guthrie has done it again and posted an amazing first look at Silverlight 2.0.  Make sure to hop on over to his blog and check out the detailed tutorials he has on what to expect in Silverlight 2.0. Some highlights in this updated release of Silverlight will include: WPF UI Framework: Silverlight 2 includes…

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Announcing the Windows Phone 7 Developer Launch

        Not able to attend the Windows® Phone 7 Firestarters? No problem!  We are going to take all of the great content, expand it a bit , and cover the RTM bits updates like the new Pivot and Panoramic controls.  We will also be breaking out the hands on Phone Garage event…

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