WINNERS of the 2013 TechNet Wiki Translation Challenge!!! - Find out who won: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, or Turkish!!!

First, here were our previous blog posts for this contest: 11/30 – The 2013 TechNet Wiki Translation Challenge!!! BATTLE TIME!!! Who will win? Portuguese, Turkish, Spanish, French, Japanese, Russian, German, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Norwegian, Indonesian, Farsi, Chinese, or Vietnamese? 12/06 – 2013 TechNet Wiki Translation Challenge Update! The early lead goes to Portuguese, German, and…


Stack Ranking the Languages on TechNet Wiki

This week we have a bonus international post. Here’s an interesting table from Yottun that lists the amount of articles per language on TechNet Wiki. Yottun’s Profile   This table also lists the country name next to each language. What’s the one language that is the same word as the country it’s from? (See the answer…

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Interview with a Wiki Ninja: Horizon Net, a Microsoft Student Partner, ASP.NET developer, and the winner of our Translation Challenge

Welcome to our Monday Interview! Last Friday we concluded our TechNet Wiki Translation Challenge (round 2). Someone rose to the top to win for the most individual translated articles! Meet Horizon Net, a.k.a. Jan Hentschel. Jan translated 45 articles in German! As promised, we’re interviewing Horizon Net (Jan is also a blogger for our site…


TechNet Wiki Translation Challenge!!! Who won the Round 2 battle??? Was it Portuguese, German, French, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, or Norwegian?

This is Friday! You know what that means, right? Time for an International Update! In 4 weeks, 18 people translated 267 Wiki articles (mostly from English) into 8 languages: Portuguese (69 articles from 6 people) German (48 articles) Spanish (45 articles) Norwegian (40 articles) Italian (25 articles) Japanese (18 articles) French (14 articles) Russian (7 articles)…


Friday with International Community Update – Microsoft Certification articles in German and English

Hello Community, Luciano Lima here today to update you on the latest news in the TechNet Wiki international community from German. The highlight of this week goes to Horizon_Net, who wrote dozens of articles about Microsoft Certification in German and English and updated several others. In addition to excellent content added in the articles and…


Who Translates the Most on TechNet Wiki? Portuguese VS German VS French VS Japanese VS Spanish VS Italian (ready? fight!!!)

Welcome to Friday – International Update. What do you get when you combine 102 articles translated by 15 authors into 6 languages (German, Italian, Portuguese, French, Japanese, and Spanish)? You get the power of collaboration on TechNet Wiki! It’s time for an all out battle to see which language is translating the most TechNet Wiki…


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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The MSDN Article on TNWiki: Around the world in 4 DAYS!!!

Today is Community Win Thursday, where we talk about community-oriented collaborations on TechNet Wiki, which would not be possible on closed/selfish authoring platforms.   Part 1: Stubbed (from the United States) Observe the history of this MSDN article I created on TechNet Wiki: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/7079.msdn-en-us/history.aspx?PageIndex=2 It all began last week on Friday (less than a week…

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Friday with International Community Update #TNWIKI

Hello Community, Luiz Henrique Lima Campos here today to update you on the latest news in the TechNet Wiki international community. First of all I want to make a comment about the meaning of the word “Wiki”. The true meaning of it is to share knowledge and this is what Microsoft TechNet Wiki is all about,…