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Martin Beeby @thebeebs Northampton

I work for Microsoft as a technical evangelist. Currently working on mobile apps.

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The new book “Becoming Steve Jobs” (http://t.co/QG52u6B30g) has me thinking of my old friend. A true visionary. #TBT http://t.co/SpSXXRUTLD
Retweeted by Martin BeebyWant to learn about the new Logic Apps in #Azure? Watch this @ch9 video with @joshtwist and @shanselman! https://t.co/4LiKPBVC2m
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3/26
2015
OneDrive will never be the same with out Zayn.@mikehole @MarkXA @mtaulty can you stop using pictures of me without asking ;)Blink: Intent to implement pointer events. https://t.co/LBxN6HEQRa Nice one Google!
3/25
2015
The Chakra engine in Project Spartan not only does off-thread JIT, but does *multiple* concurrent JITs for even better perf #thisisspartan
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@david_whitney my thoughts exactly.Cortana in Windows 10 is actually a web app that uses the EdgeHTML.dll WebView #thisisspartan
Retweeted by Martin BeebyPeople saying "Change is the only constant" seems to be the only constant in the field of technical evangelism.Look can Microsoft stop announcing things this week. I'm struggling to keep up... And its my job :)To Spartan, and a spectacular job by the old team. Respect. http://t.co/7rawx1MZKl
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@MarkRullo @csuwildcat @DanWahlin roadmap at http://t.co/yLDeXkE8UcUpcoming web camp in Manchester with @thebeebs and @martinkearn 31st March. Register here https://t.co/JRvWsDHptG and keep Msoft in MCR :-)
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@rem Windows Communication Foundation. Life's too short to go into it, but that was my life in 2007.@rem WCF isn't the same as .net #WebApiFTWIf you like http://t.co/ohXbLWrfVZ and Web stuff follow @MartinKearn he's my co presenter at UK Web developer days.Thanks to everyone who came to the #webcamp with me and @thebeebs yesterday, the next one is #Manchester, Tue 31st https://t.co/ajjf0iBTJT
Retweeted by Martin BeebyWhat do GitHub, Google, Twitter, and Microsoft have in common? We're all speaking at Git Merge. http://t.co/gQMZiu92xb
Retweeted by Martin Beebyhttps://t.co/DcHuadVFGg http://t.co/2lNsvlNI3Z
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3/24
2015
@carlfranklin then thought. Yikes, I hope its legal and he'd be cool with me doing that.@carlfranklin was hoping you'd say that. I played it to a webcamp today ;) I got 4 emails asking about it so did 5mins about it during talk@jaffathecake gifs don't have audio though.@carlfranklin I'd like to use it at dev events as a background whilst people work on labs. Is this a legal and ok thing for me to do or not?@carlfranklin I really like mtcb. Excellent idea and surprisingly effective.@Gryffskin haha yes@thebeebs favourite part of #azure webdev camp today - origami slide transitions
Retweeted by Martin BeebyPartnering with Adobe on new contributions to our web platform http://t.co/j9DcWq7750
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3/23
2015
.@mrvux wins the #kinecthacklondon !!! #vvvv http://t.co/MOYNYH7jER
Retweeted by Martin BeebyA much needed beer #pubselfie #KinecthackLondon @jonginn @AndyLangworthy http://t.co/zk9iaSB7Zs
Retweeted by Martin BeebyFascinating variety of Kinect uses: learning, gaming, social good, bonkersness... Mind is kind of blown. #kinecthacklondon
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@paullo @msdevUK nice work.check out the goodies we have in store for you #KinecthackLondon hackers #preparationtime @msdevUK http://t.co/b0G7cgP2B4
Retweeted by Martin BeebyThe #kinecthacklondon folks seem to be coding through the night; stopping by with @sbisson tomorrow to see what they've done/if still awake!
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@andspo what's jsf?USB Type-C will replace DisplayPort, which replaced HDMI, which replaced DVI, which replaced VGA, which is what every projector still uses.
Retweeted by Martin Beebymanaged to get some good re-use of my blog posts around @kinectwindows at the #kinecthacklondon http://t.co/watYdqpw0g
Retweeted by Martin BeebyThis is how I feel after +19 hours of hacking (and nap :p) #picasso #KinecthackLondon http://t.co/Z4K59PlC1m
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@andspo waiting for competition entrants at #KinecthackLondon http://t.co/P8cXEVrxkS
Retweeted by Martin BeebyOne very full car filled with spoils for #Kinecthacklondon hackers. Mpg = not many! @kinecthackldn http://t.co/u5Anqdawrl
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@andspo in the loosest sense
3/22
2015
@ICooper @edward1421 @shanselman looks good. FYI, I think that first line to the intro should be "ahead if the curve", rather than curb.
3/21
2015
RemoteIE has been updated! Visit http://t.co/WuxqKsNAyy to try the #html5 #css & #javascript features announced in http://t.co/WWfTJbjhwU
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@MartinKearn I'm probably the worst fan. I don't like football, but when I was a kid Liverpool were my team.Interestingly just noticed that Cortana is now predicting if my team will win or not: http://t.co/bdS0PWmOCc@mikesherov XP is passed end of life.... As for upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10. I think you might be surprised by how easy this becomes.@mikesherov but you can upgrade the OS for free to windows 10 from 7. XP is a minority.When I grow up I want to be just like @davidfowl *checks his SO profile* damn... I'm already 4 years older than him.The brilliant @thebeebs has agreed to come and see @SmartDevsUg on May 11th for a Lap Around Roslyn. http://t.co/AqooExrt0C
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@sydlawrence @jonathanhammond is the video a mock up? I know hear the holo lens video is very close to the actual experience.You can still register for the #WebCamp in Reading on Monday. Learn about #aspnet #azure with me an @thebeebs: https://t.co/BjKOSllDdM
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@edward1421 @shanselman do you think we need a local one? I got alot out of the global one. Not sure what a UK focus would add.
3/20
2015
In your face FXCop: [SuppressMessage("Microsoft.Design", "CA1034:NestedTypesShouldNotBeVisible", Justification = "shipped already")]E.G: // An unusually long string causes pathologically slow Regex back-tracking.The comments in MSBuild are really excellent. I should comment my own stuff better.Oh my god, this project is massive.I just cloned MSBuild... Fascinated to understand what it looks like under the hood.Surprise announcement @ #dotnetconf, MSBuild Engine is now Open Source on GitHub, part of .NET Foundation http://t.co/vDLpycoV1H #opensource
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3/19
2015
#MSBuild Engine is now Open Source on #GitHub - http://t.co/DY995JHZym
Retweeted by Martin Beeby6 hours until http://t.co/f6dZaXBmiP starts. An online event for .net developers.
3/18
2015
Say good-bye to passwords with Windows Hello: http://t.co/RJAjhUktKD #Windows10 http://t.co/kezIvWyb3u
Retweeted by Martin BeebyVirtual event with @scottgu at 18:00 GMT on March 24th. Announcing a new service apparently http://t.co/YAIgM5h6Ut@mikesherov IE auto updates now. Been doing it since IE10. Lots of features rev silently including the dev tools.
3/17
2015
@rwj_dk ouch.@rwj_dk you can Lync to Skype, thats what I'm looking forward to. Hate having to run both.@alexhorre I get the feeling they'd rather you used the website on desktop. Apps are lacking on all platforms.Wonderful marketing email from Islabikes. Sending me a message telling me how to set up my sons bike for spring.First 20 mins of this video gives a great overview of how the Windows 10 app platform came about: http://t.co/p4kS4UIrMNAn interesting event at Google on the 23rd: http://t.co/WPcqUE4grZ but of course, I want you to come to my event: https://t.co/XrsQ6kZVcg
3/16
2015
@nicklansley sad to see you go. Good luck with the future!
3/14
2015
@lukew I find the fact that the keyboard doesn't ever change from all caps even when caps lock isn't on, a real oversight.When @IE gave us beautiful, fast touch interactions, and nobody cared. https://t.co/FY6c3KA97W
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3/13
2015
@bertcraven bravo.That took me ages to get that.Been an evangelist for 5 years... I still have trouble spelling it.@shaundunne @jonginn we have 10 different types of cable we need 1. Here is the 1 cable you need *2 years later* We have 11 types of cable.@jonginn @shaundunne yeah I take your point.@shaundunne wouldn't be a huge surprise is it did. But the surface is trying to be thin.@shaundunne I'm not sure that pixel makes any sense at all. What's the point having a USB C on a device that isn't trying to be thin.
3/12
2015
Interesting, we are running an IOT event on Mar 24 http://t.co/Ypse0zxXkj and other on connected data services http://t.co/buplVCZiBxNetwork always thinks our IP is in Germany... Weird Spotify and YouTube ads. #advertisingFailReduced my Visual Studio Menus and Commands to the ones I actually use: HINT: I Use quick Launch for everything else http://t.co/NW44ZEXFzpWhile you're all talking about smart watches here's a shameless plug for a thing what I wrote about them in January http://t.co/zhFupTKqUO
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@Shmuelie i'll ask on Stackoverflow. Need more than 240 chars ;)I like how windows10 remembers my monitor configuration. At home I have monitors positioned to the sides at work I have one above my surfaceBeen trying for 30 minutes to pay @Thomson for my holiday. About to give up... Then as I composer this tweet, I get payment confirmation.@ChristosMatskas fluff at front of house, is covering engineers working tirelessly at back of house to get ready for build.
3/11
2015
Interesting reading about the Windows 10 app platform, that only just got around to reading. http://t.co/w6kuTFEEMP@rem @codepo8 the team building it chose it. The Visual Studio team and the typescript team both have relationships with angular.
3/10
2015
@sforth @RyanONeill1970 @SmartDevsUg I'm sorry I had to cancel. Family are all poorly.If I have a c# 4.5 class lib project. What's the cleanest way to get that running on .net core whilst retaining a 4.5 lib.
3/9
2015
I love the null checking in C# 6: itemContents.Result.SingleOrDefault()?.Content ?? String.Empty;
3/6
2015
Angular 2 is built on TypeScript http://t.co/NJtD1aoBNF #ngconf
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@RingoMoss I can restyle a table with css like you wouldn't believe.Currently Available for Myspace Page customisation work.The GitHub Octokit lib is really excellent for querying the GitHub API from c#Just starting out with redis. Lol. Ping it and you get a pong back :)Waiting at the airport for the plane home provides an opportunity for the @BBCClick. team to get in a bit of editing. http://t.co/nlV3Dh3Rh2
Retweeted by Martin BeebyDon't forget we got @thebeebs coming to talk about Roslyn on Monday. Got a good crowd mustering @SmartDevsUg http://t.co/cyvgIICg8L
Retweeted by Martin BeebyWindows Phone represents 13% of marketshare in France, we can be proud! #WindowsPhone http://t.co/ahfpe9QPoP
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@RudyHuyn that is really great.
3/5
2015
@ChristosMatskas will do.
3/4
2015
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