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Code Camp 10 Recap
Code Camp 10 last weekend was awesome! I ended up doing 3 out of my 4 proposed presentations, the fourth had some technical difficulties I'll get to in a separate post. As promised ( and a requirement of a Code Camp ) I'm making the presentation slides and source available for download. I have some additional notes for a couple of my presentations: XNA Terrain I mentioned in my talk some Terrain Editors out in the wild, I cam across this one tonight, very cool. SharePoint Branding I had mentioned ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 23, 2008 9:47 PM

Play with the Brain!

Ok, so I am really bored tonight and avoiding working on some presentations I need to finish, but this was just a little bit of fun. The great minds at Microsoft thought that it would be interesting to make the PDC brain 'intelligent' and offer up a web site where you can ask it questions. It reminded me a bit of those old Eliza-esque programs that basically repeated back what you said in question for, but only less knowledgeable. Below is a snippet of our 'conversation'.

Posted On Tuesday, September 16, 2008 8:49 PM

More PDC Sessions Added

I was just checking out the PDC site for the upcoming event and noticed that they had added more sessions. Now I had already gone and added a bunch of interesting sessions to my schedule, most of my time slots are now triple or even quadruple booked. I got quite a shock as I was looking at the neat tag cloud thingy they have for browsing the sessions by topic

Posted On Tuesday, September 16, 2008 8:30 PM

Zune 3.0 Upgrade is now available

So, I saw a post this morning that let me know the Zune 3.0 release had occurred. I dutifully started my Zune software and tried to sign in. After accepting the new license agreement, the Zune software recognized that an update was available and politely asked if I wanted to upgrade.

Posted On Tuesday, September 16, 2008 11:12 AM

Code Camp 10 Schedule

The Schedule for Code Camp 10 is now available via Chris Bowen's blog. I'll be presenting 4 topics over the weekend, I've listed them out below for your convenience. Make sure you double check the schedule when you check in to make sure there aren't any last minute changes!

Posted On Monday, September 15, 2008 2:44 PM

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