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…


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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Office and SharePoint 2010 Highlights from SharePoint Conference

SharePoint Conference was a very busy time for us. We were finally able to pull back the curtain on many of the capability areas of 2010, and for a lot of folks, this was the first opportunity to see what all the excitement is about. There is a lot of buzz about Office and SharePoint…


Announcing the Office 2010 Application Compatibility Program

  Update: If you would like to sign up for the beta program for the tools, please email the following alias. mailto:OFAPPCPT@Microsoft.com Update: Read more details about the tools in these two subsequent posts: http://blogs.technet.com/gray_knowlton/archive/2009/11/10/office-2010-application-compatibility-deep-dive-on-the-code-compatibility-inspector.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/gray_knowlton/archive/2009/11/02/office-2010-application-compatibility-deep-dive-on-environment-assessment-tool.aspx Hello, my name is Michael Kiselman, I am a technical product manager driving Office 2010 application compatibility program on Office…

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Open XML and the SharePoint Conference

SharePoint conference is just a few days away. We are thrilled that in an era of shrinking shows and budgets, we’re able to have a sold out conference dedicated to learning about Office and SharePoint 2010. It will be an exciting week. A positive trend in Office development is the migration of solutions away from…

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A big day for Office 2010

So today we pull back the curtain on Office 2010. Product managers know that launch is the most exciting (and exhausting) time. Late nights building demos on “not release candidate” builds, refining the storytelling, making sure we’re not missing any key new features, and so on. The last mile of product communication is quite difficult,…

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Leaked Office 2010 Build and Staying Safe

I am re-posting from the Office 2010 blog as a public service to ensure folks don’t cause themselves any problems. We are on track to deliver the technical preview of Office 2010 in July and will share additional details at that point. Microsoft has not yet distributed any official code for Office 2010 and will…