Top 10 Contributors – PowerShell V3: Bigteddy, MCC, joins TechNet Wiki in a BIG WAY!!!

Welcome to Friday’s Top 10 Contributors! Let’s see how people have been contributing between Christmas 2011 and New Years Day 2012… Congratulations to Bigteddy, Fernando (previously featured), Pantelis, Thiago (previously featured), Rick Saling, Luigi (previously featured), Patris, Leonid, Gokhan, and Yunus! Today we’re featuring our #1 contributor of the week…   Bigteddy Bigteddy is a…

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Wiki Life: Why are there comments on TechNet Wiki?

It’s a good question, isn’t it? Why are there comments on the bottom of every wiki article on TechNet Wiki? After all, you won’t find them on other wiki sites, right? They aren’t on SharePoint wikis or just about any wiki that I can think of. Here is an example of the Comments feature on…

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Interview with a Forefront Identity Manager MVP: Peter Geelen – Wiki tips, experiences, & tips on becoming an MVP

This week’s Monday Interview is with…    Peter Geelen, FIM MVP: Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? I’ve been working in ICT since 1997, with a solid experience on the Microsoft Windows Server platform, running IT & network projects, Microsoft server management and network support, 2nd & 3rd line troubleshooting, presales,…

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Wiki-Ninjas on Technology: Windows Azure- and Server AppFabric

Last post before the Christmas holidays will be on AppFabric. In my previous post two weeks ago I wrote a story on BizTalk Server and what community has contributed on this great technology. In this one I’d like to discuss AppFabric. When you talk about AppFabric in a certain context than it can either mean Windows…


International Update – going beyond writing at TNWIKI

Hello folks, Yuri Diogenes here for the Friday International Update and today I want to talk about going beyond writing at TechNet Wiki. What that really means? Recently a great contributor of the TechNet Wiki Brazilian Community sent an email to me with an interesting story about evangelizing others to use the TechNet Wiki Platform….


I’m so Meta – TNWIKI as Forum for Technical Content

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a discussion forum for every piece of technical content on the Microsoft properties? There have been several attempts, including the TechNet “Community Content Control” launched back in 2006.*** TechNet Wiki users are trying some interesting experiments with this idea. For example, the wiki article PowerShell Script to Create…

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How to Use TechNet Wiki to earn TechNet / MSDN Recognition Points and Achievement Medals

Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday! Let’s get one thing straight first… can you use TechNet Wiki to earn Recognition Points and Achievement Medals for your TechNet/MSDN Profile?   YES YOU CAN!!!   I’ve seen people who know they can get Recognition Points for Forums, Gallery, or Blogs, but somehow they weren’t told that they can…

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WikiNinja’s Writer’s block

So close the holidays, Christmas and New Year’s eve… End of year is the ultimate time for contemplation. It makes a Ninja think. And think… And think… And then the Wiki Ninja realises he got stuck with a Writer’s block. Code block?Wiki: How to Insert Formatted Code on TechNet Wiki Powershell block?How to Insert Formatted Windows…


Top Wiki Ninjas of the Week – Wesley McSwain brings us Apache Hadoop and Windows Azure

Welcome to the Top Contributors of the Week. As usual, let’s begin by looking at our weekly list of who’s been contributing the most edits to TechNet Wiki this week… Wesley barely passes by our champion from last week, Luigi Bruno. Congrats also to previous champion, Fernando, to  Hieu Dao (new to the Top 10), Kris…

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