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David Burela
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I have put the sample code up on GitHub. You can access it here https://github.com/DavidBurela/DevSuperPowers-Xamarin-Demo

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I don't use StructureMap myself, but it is always great to see the thought process of how other developers debug issues.

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I never use G+ but this issue is important enough for me to share here, in the hope more people will see this and help rally against it.
I signed the petition, donated money, and sent a personal email to my local MP about this. I am extremely passionate about this
Sign the petition to help put a stop to the proposed mass surveillance laws. Call on the Federal Government to treat Australians like citizens, not suspects.
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Logged on to G+ for the first time in 6 months. My "friends" circle hasn't had any updates in it since October. And my other circles are dominated by +Paul Stovell
I guess there is no need to use this service :-/
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Less is more :)
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I'm in California at the moment. Doing a Silverlight engagement with a large client.
Been here for 3 weeks, will be staying here for another 2 months.
Lovely weather.
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I just installed the 'Mango' update to my Windows Phone 7.
It is definitely the largest update to the phone. A lot of the hubs have been cleaned up and look better. Screen navigation through the main phone pages is quicker (they seemed to have shortened the navigation animations).
The office hub can now search and find all the OneNote 2010 folders you have in the cloud and will sync them all.
The marketplace looks cleaner.
You can add twitter and linked.in accounts (personally I don't think I'll bother)
There is more than just English input! My partner has had to use a special app for the last 9 months to send SMS in chinese. She'll be able to do it natively through the phone now.
The people hub does have a new feature to create 'groups'. But I don't mass message anyone.

But MOST importantly, emails are now threaded! Finally it looks clean and collapsed like gmail.

My only gripe with Mango? The updated Internet Explorer doesn't have a button to quickly access tabs any more. It is hidden off under the '...' extra options.
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does it support microsoft songsmith files
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I have been wanting to sign up with Xamarin University for a while.
It is great to know that there is a local trainer in the AU timezone that can provide support. That adds more weight for why I should join.

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Thanks Ben.
It looks like if I decide to take payments from people, I should just go straight to Stripe. That has saved me a lot of research.

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We need more Australian's to comment on this video, to drown out all of the Adani employees that have logged on, trying to fill it up with their own comments.

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Prediction: instead of Oracle coming out and admitting they were morons about their idiotic suit against Android, they'll come out posturing and talk about how they'll be vindicated, and pay lawyers to take it to the next level of idiocy.

Sometimes I really wish I wasn't always right. It's a curse, I tell you.
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Here are my notes from the keynote.

My SHORT summary:

The "Metro style apps" are the new "immersive apps". This means they are a full screen application that is launched from the new Tile based start screen.

You can write the new apps equally well in C#/XAML or HTML5/JS
The apps all use the same underlying API (just like how you could use C# or VB.Net to code WPF apps).

Everything else is a legacy now.
But the new XAML platform in windows 8 is like 90% compatible with Silverlight. In most cases it is just a matter of changing the namespaces to port a Silverlight app to a new "Metro immersive app"
You can also take an immersive app you've written for Win8, change 1 line of code, and it will usually run straight away on a Windows Phone 7.

I didn't have any major plans to install Win8 before the keynote. But after seeing how nice the general UI is of Windows 8, I'll be installing it on EVERY pc in my house.
It also has a LOT of integration with Windows Live. Similar to how Windows Phone 7 has "people, calendar, mail, etc". All of that is now integrated in with the live tiles.

Lastly, there is now a windows marketplace. Exactly the same as WinPhone7, but for Windows 8. Goes through the same approval process, etc. as you do for WinPhone7
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Exciting times. Lots of data-centric apps coming out soon I expect.
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Google+ is all fun and games. Until someone figures out how to get their twitter updates to come through automatically.
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With BUZZ you can pretty much keep the mess off to one side it seems
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    Solutions Architect & State manager, 2014 - present
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