Interview with the Non-Invisible Wiki Ninja–Ed Price

There is a group of community supporters inside Microsoft who are building community around the the TechNet wiki. Inside Microsoft, the employees working on this are called TechNet Ninjas. They have a blog. One of the most prolific* of the Ninjas, Ed Price, sat down with me recently for a chat. Here is the short…

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Top Wiki Ninjas of the Week – Wendy Giberson drills into Windows Embedded Compact

We’ve had an exciting week! Congratulations to the Top 10 Wiki Ninjas of the week! Today we’re looking at both overall contributions (usually means the most edits) and the most points (means that their articles broke specific milestones in views)… First are the ninjas who put in the most edits this week: Congrats to Wendy, Fernando,…

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Occupy TechNet!

End the tyranny of arbitrary sort-order! Now! Technical content providers have a constant problem:what is the best way to present a list of stuff? For example: Troubleshooters might appreciate the order in “fastest –solution-first, slowest-solution last.” Shoppers might appreciated “least-expensive to most-expensive option”” order Forensics likes the time-tested LIFO (Last In First Out) order so…

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Developer content on TechNet Wiki

Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday! Wednesday is the day of the week where we dig into the wonderful world of Wiki!   Today we’re discussing developer content on TechNet Wiki. The Wiki includes the following advantages… It supports all of Microsoft’s development environments. Includes code snippet capabilities. Share your code or link on over to the Code…

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TNWiki Article Spotlight – Reducing the operational risk when defending the Open Network with Microsoft PKI

Hello community, Yuri Diogenes here and this week’s spotlight article is Reducing the operational risk when defending the Open Network with Microsoft PKI, originally written by threatmodel and updated by Kurt L Hudson. There are three reasons why I choose this article to be on the spotlight this week: It talks about how to use…


Interview with Arnie Rowland, SQL Server MVP, About the Wiki and Its Governing Council

Today’s interview is with: Arnie Rowland What is the wiki for? The wiki is a place to surface information for customers. But it’s different from the knowledge base or the typical white paper. It’s a place where people who are working with the products can tune that information. In that sense the wiki provides an…

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International Community Update – TechED Russia

Hello folks, Yuri Diogenes here – late post this Friday just to give you a quick update from our friend Albina Soboleva that was at TechED Russia couple of weeks ago. Here it goes some words from Albina: I had an amazing time in Russia during TechEd and MVP Open Days events. I had chance…


Top Wiki Ninjas of the Week – Thiago Luiz’s Portuguese (Brazil) Virtualization Portal

Congratulations to the Top 10 Wiki Ninjas of the week! Today we’re looking at overall contributions (usually means the most edits)…   I’m Ed, and last week we featured Fernando Lugao Veltem:   Today we’re going to feature Thiago Cardoso Luiz: Thiago is a Microsoft Partner and MCC. His certifications include MCT, MCSE, MCSA, MCTS,…

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Analytics for Twitter: Known Issues – How the TNWiki delivers collaboration through the synergy of community authoring and comment-based communication (this blog post deserves a long title)

With only one article created, Aaron Meyers is a Wiki Ninja champion! All it takes is one article, and then who wins?   It started with Aaron creating the article and making sure a link from the Download page went to the article here:   Analytics for Twitter: Known Issues   Then Aaron added a…

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Wiki Life-Teach a Ninja to Fish

Today’s blog post is based on the wiki article at: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/how-to-find-stuff-on-the-technet-wiki.aspx. Feel free to add to the wiki article – it is the wiki way! Can you add instructions for your favorite RSS reader? Thanks in advance! The TechNet wiki shows two RSS feeds: Home (for the home page) TechNet Articles (for the TechNet *WIKI*…