Attention mobile developers! New device capabilities data from Microsoft being released on CodePlex, announced at MIX

PD-E’s Mobile Browse Platform team is excited to be releasing the Mobile Device Browser File, an XML file containing the web browsing capabilities of 500+ of the most common mobile phones, such as screen width and height, supported image and video types, and level of HTML support. ASP.NET developers can use this XML file (called…

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ACCU talk on designing for testability

Sami Vaaraniemi, a software developer on our Hotmail Mobile team in Dublin, is presenting a paper titled “Designing for Testability” at ACCU, the pre-eminent European software development conference, in Oxford, England, on April 23. Read about Sami’s talk here, and learn more about the conference here. Sami’s presentation will detail how to write code so…

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Microsoft Ireland speaker at the Software Quality Conference 2009

Justin Saunders, a software test developer on GPD-E’s mobile services team in Dublin, presented a talk at the Software Quality Conference 2009 in Dublin on March 4. The conference is the largest quality-focused conference in Ireland and hosted representatives from major software firms in Ireland and the UK. Justin’s presentation, on “The Software Quality Discipline…

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ACM SIGAPP talk on 3D scene generation with Metaprogramming

Diego Colombo, a software developer on our Experimentation Platform team in Dublin, presented a talk at the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing Conference (SIGAPP) on March 10th. Diego’s paper, “Aspect-Oriented Procedural Content Engineering for Game Design”, discussed how aspect oriented programming techniques can be used to drive the content creation process for 3D scene rendering by mapping…

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Microsoft Ireland Voted Best Workplace in Ireland for 2009.

Microsoft Ireland was recently voted the Best Workplace in Ireland for 2009, as determined by the Great Places to Work Institute. This award is recognition of the importance Microsoft Ireland has placed on its people for the past 24 years – developing people, growing people and investing in people in Ireland. Click here to see…

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