Important Notice: TechNet Wiki Migration Wave 2 (Dec 5 from 5 to 10PM PST)

In short: Please avoid making any edits and or posting any new TN Wiki articles on December 05, between 5pm PST and 10pm PST. What’s happening? The TechNet Wiki site  https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki will be migrating from the current infrastructure to a full Azure hosted platform, this is part of our roadmap for a full Azure adoption across…

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Important Notice: TechNet Wiki Migration (Nov 19 5-10PM PST)

In short: Please avoid making any edits and or posting any new TN Wiki articles between November 19 5pm PST and 10pm PST. What’s happening? The TechNet Wiki site  https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki will be migrating from the current infrastructure to a full Azure hosted platform, this is part of our roadmap for a full Azure adoption across all…

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Wiki Quick tip: fixing break lines issues in your #TNWIKI article

When you’re editing or updating an article, you might notice that some blank lines are duplicated when saving the article to TNWiki. This is a known issue in the HTML rendering of IE to save your article to TechNet Wiki. (Just FYI, The issue is reported, but not on the top priority list to fix,…

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Wiki Life: The one excuse you never can use.

You didn’t know.   Although TechNet Wiki is a fairly open platform, it has a major difference with the TechNet forums. Do you know which? Both have a very strong and interactive community… Both have the same Terms of use. Both have a very strong social control (although the TN Forums have more direct communication…). What…

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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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Have a suggestion for an article on TechNet Wiki? Use the suggestion box!

A new article idea can come from MSDN forums questions, activities going on our daily work, a conversation with a colleague or even from another article or book. I always maintain an ideas bank for writing new articles for TechNet Wiki or on my own blog. So, I usually know what article idea is my…

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Council Spotlight – Integration Forums with Wiki

Hello friends Wiki Ninjas community. Welcome to Spotlight Council. Today talk about the role of the Forum in Wiki. Community employees realize that there is no integration between the forum and wiki. Yes it does exist and is quite common. Highlight an important point in the community council. There is specific forum in the areas…


Wiki Quantum Mechanics: The observer effect

The Wiki Quantum nerds will recognize the observer effect as the change an observation makes to the subject of observation…Sounds utterly complicated, right? It's not. By posting this post, I've changed the observed statistics… Let me explain… On this blog just a few minutes ago we had 10 posts in October. No 11, eh ……


After all, are we TechNet or MSDN?

It may seem like a joke, but I say this wherever I go. "Do you know the TechNet Wiki?" And sometimes the answer is… "KSSSHHH KUUUHHH… Of course, but It's a pity that there isn't currently a MSDN Wiki"      Oh man. Again?!? Really? I'm starting to doubt my "faith".       So, is this true?…

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