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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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We've been a little quite on twitter lately, but don't forget the next event is Monday with @trullock on http://t.co/x2bdYpFRtW
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@ReadingYRS @tracymiranda @TrudieFell @calliope8muse sadly in Tenerife this sat. Tough life. Would have helped otherwise.@rpatey +1 I hope it gives him thought to realise what a horrible man he is.
Good to see the move to Yahoo for Mozilla. Always felt the Google hookup made their privacy efforts stink of hypocrisy.@JayGreasley @garethr @lurkmoophy actually today I'm by a pool #holiday@lurkmoophy @garethr @JayGreasley yep I know a few people in Europe. What area?
I'm speaking at Bradford uni on Dec 9th about SignalR http://t.co/fjMHmteR6y
@arranrp @sydlawrence WHAT HE SAID@sydlawrence THAT@sydlawrence it's a different culture. I find it all a bit distasteful.@sydlawrence no you're British, as am I.... But this stuff goes down a storm in the US. COMPETE COMPETE COMPETE.A little bit of festive trolling: https://t.co/9Rbwsxu1s8 :)
Here's a visual tour of the LATEST Windows 10 Technical Preview build 9879! Check out the command prompt change! http://t.co/5d7SXA6i1h
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@slodge I'l DM them to you.Just noticed that they used the MVVM Cross on the Connect() keynote demos last week in NewYork. cc @slodge http://t.co/uglQSX7wiH@slodge lot of modeless stuff. Just saw modeless breakpoint settings... Hey maybe someone will start using conditional breakpoints now ;)VS 2015 has touch support in the editor! Yes!The worlds 3 largest publicly traded company's by market capitalisation. #1 Apple, #2 Microsoft, #3 ExxonMobil. Technology is a big deal.You can see all of Microsofts GitHub Repos here: http://t.co/YKz9A73qf7@deanleigh well that's what it does today. Dublin and Amsterdam.A 1/4 of VMs on Azure run Linux. There are 5 supported distributions.@deanleigh US/ Australia do have multiple data centres in the same country. I suspect as the service grows this will be more common.@deanleigh as it stands though data is geo replicated in the UK from Dublin to Amsterdam.@deanleigh Our data centres are split into 3. They have separate systems/power/water and contained so a fire in one can't spread.This app gives me a "360 degree view"... I dislike that phrase, I don't know why.@brucel have you ever thought about a career in jingles ;)@deanleigh there is work going on at all levels politically. Plus building more regional data centres.Azure has data centres in 19 different regions... That's 2x the number of AWS and 6x the number of Google.
@StuRobson @seanuk a java appletPassionate Windows developer, Rudy Huyn, shares how he obtained 15 million downloads http://t.co/fLgDPCjV3H
Retweeted by Martin Beeby$MSFT busts through $49.
Retweeted by Martin BeebyManaged SDK 1.3 beta3 with offline and sync is now available on nuget https://t.co/wiLfgt0DHy #azure #mobile #WindowsPhone
Retweeted by Martin BeebyWhile you're waiting for Connect ("Day 2") to start, here are your Top Ten Developer Links from Connect ("Day 1"); http://t.co/p1vCOw2Nem
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@boyofgreen @triblondon don't forget a Brit invented the web... Although Peanut M&Ms do blow my mind.@triblondon OMG. Is that a rumour or have you had proof? Na just them opensourcing .net and making Visual Studio free.@thebeebs Thought of you for some reason http://t.co/pfjT0mE7DV
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@gusfraser @Microsoft @mtaulty @mikehole thanks sirLearning #Apache #Cordova at #FutureDecoded hot off the heels of big news: .NET goes Mac, Linux & .NET goes OSS.. http://t.co/IAW4ti6Zrs
Retweeted by Martin Beeby#FutureDecoded demo of JS run from Visual Studio (in Windows, natch), compile using a networked Mac and run in the iOS emulator. #Cordova
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Hard to believe .NET is plain-old MIT-licensed. Not even MS-lawyer-flavored MIT with ifs and buts. Just MIT. https://t.co/18Ee3cjxeo
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@mahemoff high fives all round.@ChemicalOli you can have mine. DM me your address.A full list of Microsoft’s open source on GitHub: http://t.co/tvo8njVWlw That should make it very clear how Apple is lacking by comparison.
Retweeted by Martin BeebyCould you imagine Microsoft on GitHub in 2008? Or ever? So impressed with their progress: http://t.co/8qznnZQeik
Retweeted by Martin BeebyWell done @andspo at #futuredecoded
Retweeted by Martin Beeby#FutureDecoded was awesome today, time to start thinking outside of the box....
Retweeted by Martin BeebyThat was probably one of the best conferences I’ve been too. Keynote speakers were all top notch #FutureDecoded
Retweeted by Martin BeebyLambda debugging in #visualstudio 2015 getting a round of applause :-) #FutureDecoded
Retweeted by Martin Beeby#FutureDecoded Tech Day by the numbers. Inspirational talks and lots of coffee! http://t.co/8o2zdkJyn4 http://t.co/1ayVnQKE8E
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@simon_mich @mtaulty @mikehole of course it wasn't ;)@DadNeedsDecaf Thanks 😊@thebeebs Great talk today; had to leave just before end but learnt a hell of a lot.
Retweeted by Martin BeebyMicrosoft open sources .NET, saying it will run on Linux and Mac http://t.co/V6gVpbdKza
Retweeted by Martin Beeby.Net going fully open source. Expanded to run on Mac and Linux. http://t.co/i2Xrn5pmmV
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@JonAlb like a wave of positivity.There has been a fundamental change at the company I work for. Its hard to explain, but completely immense.@mtaulty @mikehole @simon_mich nah you are good at it. There is something exciting about live coding.@mikehole @mtaulty @simon_mich yes 100% I had a demo doing exactly that, that I dropped due to time.@mtaulty @slodge was good fun. Thanks for letting me do it.@mtaulty @mikehole yep like 10 mins before I went on stage.@SurfaceProAudio yep never mind. Another time maybe.@tom_fanning @steveworkman @msdevUK yep. That's my set up and I use a surface pro 1 never mind a 3.@mtaulty @mikehole @simon_mich I have given up trying to be mike Taulty. Where I can I screen cap. I know its a cop out :)@thebeebs enjoyed the VS + Cordova presentation today. Really useful! Thanks!
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@SurfaceProAudio we need to meet! Love your website! You around today?@gazcoop we did actually try to get one of those exact speakers, but it didn't work out. Next year maybe.That's a first. Just found a friend is in the #FutureDecoded keynote as his Lumia hotspot was on.
Retweeted by Martin BeebyIt is be amazing to see first keynote from Microsoft #futureDecoded is about "open" data. We are definitely seeing a new Microsoft
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coming along to #futuredecoded at #Excel http://t.co/iVW976V3D8 tomorrow? I'd suggest getting there in plenty of time for registration.
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@lookitskris @andy_wigley hidden talents of evangelists. I swear nothing surprises me anymore.
@stuartridout was good. Likewise. Doing it all again wednesday.@dcoplin well-done today. Thought the MCing was first rate.Back in Northampton and the unmistakable smell of hopps from the carlsberg factory.@Wicko73 missed you today. Where were you hidding?@benriga stop the world, I want to get off.I'm wondering if MSFT is going to break $50.@platinumshore our track on day three discusses open source. My talk is on Apache Cordova in the main hall.@chillfire @slodge ahh you probably need hangover.js or Alka-Seltzer.io@chillfire @slodge vb.js? Is that like VBScript?@chillfire @slodge @mtaulty ah sweet! Fine choice :)@chillfire sorry mate. What track you attending on wed?@markwilsonit my number 1 grip with trade show theatres. Hard on the speakers too. Especially if a technical session.Bob Geldof announcing the return of Band Aid for Ebola crisis at #FutureDecoded #DoTheyKnowItsChristmas http://t.co/Jpzk1pcWGs
Retweeted by Martin BeebySir Bob Geldof just announced that he's doing Band Aid again #FutureDecoded
Retweeted by Martin BeebyIf you recruit by tapping people on the shoulder, then you tend to tap people on the shoulder just like you #FutureDecoded
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@sbisson the guy that booked it made this joke to me 2 weeks ago ;)
Chrome does some interesting things with xhr requests and JSON parsing. Need to dig into that more.Debugging an issue for an hour. Cursing Android. Convinced it was Androids Fault... Turns out it was my fault.U.S. companies with the biggest market cap: 1. Apple 2. Exxon 3. Microsoft Full list: http://t.co/9fVeOcv71Z
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@rem @andywingo seems unlikely.@Martin_Adams @andiih ah of course... I'm building my new office so currently thinking about all this stuff.@andiih @Martin_Adams another option would be to daisy chain the display port http://t.co/eKSbJgC5wQ
#Microsoft had to blindfold me so I could hear the future http://t.co/GiVCkOL4BV by @tomwarren http://t.co/Zy5tPqzrcC
Retweeted by Martin BeebyIs 4 displays from my Surface Pro 2 a bit excessive? http://t.co/5Kiddv0qku
Retweeted by Martin Beeby@mrlacey typo. that they never fixed. no == onWonderful work by Amos, the UK services team and their partners: http://t.co/UquTGthP0b #CitiesUnlocked
New record today. I helped produce a video tutorial. By the time the film had finished encoding it was out of date. Technology moves fast.Problem solved. Moved to real Bose headphones.@OldBeno I've committed to much time to learning this to ever switch. It's why I'm also still a fireworks and not a photoshop user.@sbisson @Wicko73 thanks. He's 8 weeks now and as good as gold. He does like his midnight appointments though.
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