Are you going to MIX11?

Sadly this year I wont be there – I didn’t even ask to go (personal reasons) – but I do feel I’m going to miss out on what’s likely to be the most exciting MIX event so far. From a phone perspective, from a web perspective, from a client perspective – there’s just so much…

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Tech.Days 2011: Save the Date

It’s that that time of year again when the big one approaches – the big event that gives us an opportunity to get out and about and tell the story of the platform, current and future. This year Tech.Days will run from 23-25 May at a venue in London. It’s an event for both developer…

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Windows Phone 7 Guides for IT Pros (and Developers)

I just stumbled across these guides on the download centre and I must say there’s some great information in there for developers as well as IT Pros. Windows Internet Explorer Mobile on Windows Phone 7 Windows Phone 7 and Certificates Windows Phone 7 and Exchange Server Windows Phone 7 Device Update Windows Phone 7 Mobile…

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Displaying HTML Content in Windows Phone 7

In the run up to the launch of Windows Phone 7, we did a lot of work with customers building early applications to help them bring their app to market for launch and to provide guidance and assistance in terms of application design and compliance with the Application Certification Requirements. Once such application was the…

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Tech Days Online Conference in January

Looks like I’ll be presenting on the Tech Days Online Conference “Build an app for that” on 20th January 2011. It’s an online conference featuring demo-rich sessions on building applications for the browser, Windows 7, and Windows Phone 7. The online day will offer three tracks, letting you choose which sessions are most relevant to…

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PDC 10 Sessions – The Pick of the Bunch

I’ve created a list of my favourite PDC10 videos for next week’s MSDN Flash and thought I’d share it here first so you get early access. The Future of C# and Visual Basic The Future of F# Lambdas, Lambdas Everywhere LINQ, Take Two – Realizing the LINQ to Everything Dream Inside Internet Explorer 9 Performance…

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PDC10 Round Up

This week’s MSDN Flash features a PDC10 round up by Andrew Sinclair – a valiant effort given Andrew wasn’t there in person but took advantage of the live streaming of PDC10 as well as the on-demand facility. Below are a few photos I took at the Reading event where we were joined by about 200…

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IE9 Beta is out

I’m a bit late to the party with this one but apparently the world changed yesterday when we released the beta of the next version of Internet Explorer. Rather than write a whole bunch of stuff that’s already been written elsewhere, let me point you to what I think are a few great resources: Download…

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IE9 Platform Preview 4 Available Now

IE9 Platform Preview 4 is available now at the IE9 test drive site. What’s new in preview 4? JavaScript is now natively integrated inside the browser (not bolted on the side) Single shared DOM between IE and JavaScript engine Improved performance improvements across the product Increased support for standards and an improved Acid 3 score…

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IE8 Feature Experience

Colleagues Mark, Martin and Steve have pulled together a fantastic document that outlines some of the of mechanisms for extending Internet Explorer 8 and showcases work they’ve done with a number of UK customers (eg NHS search provider, Sky News web slice, Play.com accelerator – these are just a few examples).     The document…

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