TNWiki Article Spotlight: The Story of an Article Series

Introduction This is the story behind the WPF: Entity Framework MVVM Walk Through series. Inspiration My name is Andy and I am an addict. (Well… sort of ). I'm a Forum Junkie. Hanging out in the MSDN Forums you tend to notice trends in questions.  By self selection the people who ask most questions are learners…

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Technet Guru 2016: Icon Logo is Go-Go

Calling all International Iconographers! Peter Laker AKA XAML guy AKA Pedro ( Lord of the Competition, Master of XAML and all round nice guy ) has already blogged introducing the background and ideas behind the push for new designs of Logo / Iconography. We have designs on your design skillz. Stir your synaptic synergy. Advance your design which…

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Fab Five Factors to Focus on

There are an awful lot of things to consider when you're writing a TechNet Wiki article. Some of these are more important than others – here's a list of the things you REALLY want to (and must) do right . Appropriate Content It's a Microsoft Wiki and to be appropriate your article must be directly related…

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Wiki Life: Sensitivity in Editing Guru Entries

The monthly Guru competition is a beauty to behold.  A work of genius. The competition encourages new authors, higher quality contributions whilst washing your whites whiter.  The Acorn Metaphor There is a confidence curve with new authors who are attracted to the Wiki in this way.In time these little acorns can grow into mighty oaks.Saplings…

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Wiki Life: Optimised Authoring against Bugs

There are currently a few aspects of the Wiki platform which an author is best planning to work around.  This post is a reminder for the experienced and an advanced set of guidelines for the new user. Future Change There is a future platform change which will make most all of this advice obsolete. So stay tuned for…

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