International Update: Farsi, German, Development Portal, and Spanish

Persian/Farsi First, here are some articles that Patris_70 has been adding to TechNet Wiki to help people who read the Farsi/Persian language:   New Articles: ?????? ???? – What is Kerberos? (fa-IR) ????? ????? ?? ?? ????? ????????? ???? ???? ???? ???? ???? – How To hide objects in Active Directory from specific users (fa-IR)…

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Community Win: PowerShell goes Wiki

With all of the buzz in the air about Windows 8 and the new features available, I’d like to point out of one of the new features that hasn’t gotten much attention.  The PowerShell v3 Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE) Add-Ons menu now has a direct link to the TechNet Wiki page for Windows PowerShell ISE…

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Wiki Life: Article revision

When you’ve published an article on Wiki, don’t think your job as author is over… It’s a healthy tactic to check back on your articles once in a while.And it also applies to articles which you aren’t initial author of, but which you’ve been largely contributing to. To facilitate the check, I would advise to…


Elevation of Privilege – Yes we made a card game for developers!

Welcome to the Tuesday article spotlight. Elevation of Privilege (abbreviated “EoP”) is a card game developed by Adam Shostack with assistance from many patient Microsoft developers, and it is designed to provide a fun and educational introduction to the concepts and practice of Threat Modeling. Take a look at this great Wiki article from Alun…

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Interview with a Wiki Ninja: Luigi Bruno, MCC

Today’s Monday Interview with a Wiki Ninja is with…   Luigi Bruno     Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies?   English – Hi! I’m Luigi Bruno, software developer almost graduate in Computer Engineering at University of Salento (in Lecce, my hometown, in the South-East of Italy), a…

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Top 10 Wiki Ninjas: BizTalk MVP, Steef-Jan Wiggers, tackles BizTalk Server 2010

  Welcome to our weekly Top 10 Contributors on TechNet Wiki! We’ve got 1 person over 100 this week! Keep it up! The top spot goes to Steef-Jan Wiggers (interview, blog post): From Steef-Jan’s biography:   Steef-Jan is IT architect/Consultant with over 13 years of experience as a technical lead developer and application architect, specializing in…

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International Update: Luciano’s Portuguese Wiki Translation Spree

Luciano translated a lot of the foundational Wiki articles into Portuguese:   Original Article (English) Translated articles to pt-BR (Portuguese) Wiki:  FAQ Wiki:  FAQ (pt-BR) Microsoft  TechNet (en-US) Artigo  WIKI: Microsoft TechNet (pt-BR) MSDN  (en-US) Artigo  Wiki: Microsoft MSDN (pt-BR) Life of a Wiki Article A  vida de um Artigo do Wiki (pt-BR) TechNet Wiki: How…

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Community Win: Connecting to the SQL Server Database Engine

Welcome to Community Win Thursday! Rick Byham wrote this article in January 2011. Here’s Rick:   Check out the Comments on Rick’s article: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/2102.how-to-troubleshoot-connecting-to-the-sql-server-database-engine.aspx#comments That’s really what I want to focus on. The comments are an excellent example of encouragements that are specific and not very vague:   Great comments! These really show how by giving…

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Wiki Life: What can I contribute?

  One thing that can hold people back from contributing on a Wiki is the uncertainty of what they can add to the community.  There are numerous ways to contribute and not all of them mean that you have to be the most knowledgeable person in any technology.  Below we present a few ways that…

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Featured Wiki Article: IPv6 Survival Guide

I’m going to keep this Tuesday article spotlight short and simple. Check out the IPv6 Survival Guide here: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/ipv6-survival-guide.aspx   Joe Davies created a great Wiki page here. It has 35 revisions from 5 people: Joe Davies truthbeliever Ed Price – MSFT Yuri Diogenes [MSFT] Luigi Bruno You can check out the activity here in…

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