Excel Conditional Formatting Demo File

A few folk asked me for my Excel file today during a Live Meeting I delivered… Here’s the link: http://cid-d0ea2b861503e006.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/.Public/Contoso%20Bike%20Sales%20Demo.xlsx  

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Introducing Microsoft Office 2010

There’s a great series of eleven short Silverlight videos from the Microsoft product team with regards to Microsoft Office 2010 available!  The videos detail: Access Excel Office Mobile Office Web Applications OneNote Outlook PowerPoint Publisher SharePoint Workspace Word Each video lasts around two minutes and looks good in full screen view.  Head on over to…

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Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview

The Microsoft Office 2010 “limited” technical preview, due in July 2009 has a waitlist which you can sign up to as of today. This is an invitation only program which will provide access to early, pre-release versions of Office 2010.  The full list of applications: Access 2010 Communicator 2010 Excel 2010 InfoPath 2010 OneNote 2010…

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ServerQuest II – A Day in a Geeks Life

Here’s a neat little online game which can also be a great pointer to some valuable resources.  The idea is to collect “Geek Points” as you deal with day to day problems being handed to you on a plate by your boss and your inbox! Server Quest II is the sequel to last year’s pixellated…

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Windows 7 Release Candidate Available

I spent a day recently upgrading my PC’s to Windows7.  That’s my home Media Center, my work laptop and my “spare” testing machine which lives in my home office.  These machines were all purchased pre Vista launch and Windows7 runs on each and every one of them.  So do all my devices… Impressed? I sure…

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2007 Microsoft Office System Service Pack 2

If you feel the need to gain an understanding of what is going to be contained in Service Pack 2 for the 2007 Microsoft Office System, the Office Sustained Engineering Team have published a list on their blog.  This covers both Office desktop and server products, including Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and Shared Services. Click…

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Ferrari Website Built on SharePoint

From Scuderia to Store, Community to News, there’s a whole host of droolable content over on the new Ferrari website, built on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. Head on over to http://www.ferrari.com and enjoy! I guess I could crack some pun about SharePoint being the Ferrari of the website world but I wont!!!  Ciao for now

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SharePoint Designer 2007 Now Available as Free Download

SharePoint Designer is now available as a free download from Microsoft. SharePoint Designer can be used to customise SharePoint sites. I recorded a two minute webcast on how to use it to apply the sample themes which you can view here. You can download the full version directly from here and more information on the…

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VS 2008 Extensions for SharePoint – March 2009 CTP Released

The March 2009 CTP Visual Studio 2008 extensions for SharePoint are now available.  You can download them directly from here. Also included in this release are ten new themes for SharePoint built as VSeWSS projects.  You can download them from here. Ciao for now

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SharePoint, Customisation and Sample Master Pages

Here’s another screencast I’ve recorded which shows how to apply the sample custom master pages available on Office Online to Windows SharePoint Services team sites. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server – Customisation This recording is based on the Demo Showcase virtual images, a resource readily available to Microsoft Gold and Certified partners.  Total running time is…

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