Wiki Life: The Leaderboards

You may be familiar with the weekly blog posts listing the Top Contributors Awards for each week. These are found using the tag: top-contributors-of-the-week But did you know the TechNet Wiki also has three different leaderboards? In this blog post, we look at another way to see who is passionately contributing to TechNet. The Top…

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Sunday Surprise – Treat docs like code

There has been a trend recently to start treating documentation like code. This is especially true in open source projects where they are trying to get the developer community to contribute content to the documentation set. Just like open source code projects, these documentation workflows follow a similar pattern: a single author posts a document,…

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Sunday Surprise: TechNet Wiki and Football

Those that follow international football (soccer) know that two major tournaments are on right now. So, for this Sunday Surprise, I thought it might be fun to link the TechNet Wiki to what is going on in the world of football. The Copa America Centenario is celebrating the 100-year history of this tournament with teams…

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How much fair play do you got in your DNA?

On this Sunday surprise, I wanted to share a bit of behind-the-scene stories on the Wiki governance… Last few weeks, actually last 6 months, I’ve been involved in a few discussions on issues and frustrations with Wiki ninja’s and forum behaviour… One of the phenomena that pops up, now and then, is: community members join the…

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Sunday Surprise: Microsoft User Groups

It has been a little while since this blog has written about Microsoft User Groups. I am huge fan of user groups and I currently belong to about six in my area. As well, I am the co-organizer of my local .NET user group. An active user group is a community of like-minded professionals who…

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TechNet Wiki Authors release eBook on BizTalk Server Extensibility

A new eBook on BizTalk Server Extensibility has been published through the BizTalk360 website. It has been written by Eldert Grootenboer, Johann Cooper and Steef-Jan Wiggers and reviewed by Sandro Pereira, Mark Brimble and James Corbould. The authors and reviewers are active community members in the TechNet Wiki (BizTalk articles) and/or BizTalk Forums.  Th authors…


Friday – Italian blog is up and running!

Welcome to a new edition of our Friday International Updates. One of the last Friday's post was from Ed Price, in which – among other things – he asked a question «Do we want an Italian Blog?»Today, we are delighted to announce not only a positive answer to that question, but the official startup of…

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TechNet Wiki Ninja Belts – Updated (January 2016)

Hello Wiki Ninjas and much valued TechNet and MSDN members !!! After watching several times "a movie" and gave all my money to Lucas …ops… to Mickey… I'm back !!!   The Ninja Belt Calculator has just been run, and the list of Ninja Belts have been updated in the following TechNet WIki article:   Wiki Ninja…

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Friday International Update – What happens in the community Wiki Ninja Brazil.

Hello friends Wiki Ninja. Are very welcome to Friday International Update. News of the Brazil community. 2016 started very well. RANKING PROGRESS INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE We are OK. Collaboration community Wiki Ninjas Brazil sum 4,390 articles in Wiki and puts us in second place overall. We expect to surpass that mark in 2016. This information can…


Council Spotlight: How to Win TechNet Wiki Guru Award? You Share We Care!

In our last blog post we shared about writing TechNet Wiki Articles using a template, and that showed how fast we can create Microsoft Technical contents easier and faster. Let's see one of the interesting things about contributing to TechNet Wiki. This is just one among many! Every month we run a TechNet Guru of…

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