Scott Guthrie on Red vs Blue

Scott drops into Blood Gulch to show the Reds a thing or two (or three) about thoroughness… (Uses the WPF/E browser plugin for video streaming and player skinning)     (Skinning the video player, not the Halo players)

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Michael Scherotter Joins Microsoft

Michael Scherotter, of MindManager fame, has joined Microsoft as a Developer Evangelist.  I believe his base of operations will continue to be the San Francisco bay area, but if his hyperactivity level at MindJet is any indication we’ll be seeing him all over the world more or less simultaneously.  I look forward to seeing what…

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LiveInABox – Windows Live Service APIs and Examples In One Convenient Location

LiveInABox is a collection of sample projects that show how to use the many Windows Live Services in your own web apps.  It’s a 4MB MSI that sets up the sample web apps to run on your localhost IIS server, so you can modify and experiment with them on your local machine. You’ll still need to be…

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I’M Making a Difference

A myth is a story that is most likely entirely fiction.  A legend is a story that is based on actual events.  Every once in a great while, a myth can inspire an action that itself becomes legend. You’ve seen chain letters, piling up in your inbox while the spam filters debate whether it’s legit…

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Beginner Developer Learning Center

The Visual Studio team has just launched the Beginner Developer Learning Center, an instructional resource to help budding developers get started in programming.  The curriculum is divided into two tracks – web development and Windows development, and three tiers of experience. Cool.  Now maybe I can figure out what this web development thing is really…

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Games for Windows – Live beta invitations

Here’s a headline that’ll grab ya: Are you interested in being part of a select group that is invited to help beta test a new service that lets PC game players connect with their friends on the Xbox through the LIVE gaming network? If you are, please read on. The beta signup form is here: …

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