Office 2010 for Developers: Transcript from my training session

During the launch wave we spend a lot of time “readying” various teams around the company and externally about the new capabilities for developers in Office 2010. This is a topic of great interest across our technical field in particular, due to the multitudes of solutions that are built on Office to do everything from…

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Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 PDC Keynote in Depth

  Kurt starts today’s discussion with a quick conversation on the Business Productivity Infrastructure. If you know the Office and SharePoint environment well, this is probably something you’ve seen us discuss before. It was at PDC08 when we announced that we will be releasing Office Web Applications that provide a high-fidelity & consistent experience for…

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I get your strategy, but where are you hosting your data?

With all the talk about Azure at PDC09 today, I cannot help but observe the inevitable language correction required to once again accommodate the technology lexicon. “On-premise” vs. “On-Premises.” Many, many people are throwing the words around, as if they are interchangeable. Dictionary.com has the following definition for “premise” If you are a stickler for…

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Office 2010 Application Compatibility: Deep dive on the Code Compatibility Inspector

Continuing with the deep dive into new tools in Office 2010 Application Compatibility, we would like to explore and illustrate in detail how Code Compatibility Inspector (CI) functions. Visit the prior post on App compat. Visit the drill down on the environment assessment tool. The Microsoft Office 2010 Code Compatibility Inspector is designed to assist…

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Office 2010 & SharePoint 2010 Developer Workshops

The Office 2010 train is now boarding. For those of you looking to get your hands on some training content in advance of this month’s public beta, we’ve got your fix. Today on Channel 9, developer workshops for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 are posted and live. Office 2010 Developer Training available today on Channel…

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PowerPoint VBA and the Purpose of Thursday

Most weekly newspapers publish on Thursday because this is the day when the majority of young people plan their weekends. Thursday is a good day for a lot of things; it’s when I have my team meeting. I choose Thursday because there’s a good bit of news to recap with the team, and there’s a…

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Office 2010 Application Compatibility: Deep dive on Environment Assessment Tool

Update: I caught wind of some problems with the email address for the beta signup through blog comments and other channels. We had to resolve a technical difficulty with the email alias. With our apologies, please continue to use the email address below to sign up for the beta. It should be working now. mailto:OFAPPCPT@Microsoft.com    In…

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