21 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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click here to register!

Toronto's Hackfest also takes place this Saturday, April 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the ObjectSharp offices ( 11 King Street West, Toronto ), suite 1400. This event is free - click here to register!

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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…and the industry said corporation is part of. I am a better geek, a better public speaker, a better writer, a better performer and even a better person for my experiences at Microsoft. For all this and more, they will always have my gratitude. I entered as a friend two and a half years ago, and next week, I leave as one.

Thank you, Microsoft. It's been a great journey.

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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…to sound like a crazy cheer leader or anything, but the future looks bright. Or to put it in my own humble terms: Microsoft has seen the light and is accepting what we have known all along: Web standards and open source is where the future lies.

You can read the whole thing over at his blog, Design is Philosophy .

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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Nothing good can come from this. Here are Scott Hanselman , Miguel de Icaza and Phil Haack , hanging out right by the Channel 9 Live soundstage at the MIX conference , working away on something so very wrong that Scott can't conceal the guilty look on his face.

The Channel 9 soundstage is where they're holding interviews all through the day at MIX - tune in to live.visitmix.com to see them!

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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…Sites . In this session he showed how you can make your own sites pinnable for IE9 (and 10) and why you'd want to do it: increased return visits!

If you weren't at MIX, fret not: in about 24 hours, you'll be able to catch the video of John's presentation on his session's page .

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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Don't forget to mark September 13th through 16th, 2011 in your calendar: it's when the next major Microsoft developer conference takes place. Stay tuned for more details.

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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Android and even more so than Safari for iPhone. Attention other mobile browsers: it's on!

The Payoff

I'll leave it to Super Popped-Collar Guy to say it for me:

That's right: your first chance to get your paws on the dev tools comes next month. Watch this blog for the announcement, and start working on your app ideas!

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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As with Day 1, today's MIX11 keynote - which largely focused on what's coming up in Windows Phone (and yes, lots of good stuff there) - is available via live stream. Point your browser, whether it's IE9 . IE10 Platform Preview 1 or any of those other, lesser browsers at live.visitmix.com to catch it.

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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Internet Explorer 9 (and 10). Their murals were shown in the main hall afterwards and I snapped some photos of them - click any of the pictures to see them at full size:

If you like this sort of thing, you might enjoy this video produced by RSA Animate, in which an artist provides a rendition of Dan Pink's lecture on motivation:

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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…sides of the maze, rather than emerging from the other side, you emerge in a new Pac-Man maze. And there are a lot of them. Hence the name.

The World's Biggest Pac-Man runs on any browser that supports HTML5, but thanks to the hardware acceleration, it's even nicer on Internet Explorer 9.

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