From Somasegar’s blog… In Visual Studio 2010, we’re going to expand Sharepoint support in two key areas. First, Visual Studio 2010 will deliver a broad set of project templates, designers, and deployment infrastructure that will make any .NET developer instantly more productive on the SharePoint platform. Second, we are exposing an extensibility API that will… Continue reading Visual Studio 2010 to offer better SharePoint support
Straight from Microsoft at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2009/Apr09/04-15Office2010.mspx
Today’s topic is Microsoft Exchange Online. I’ve been using the Exchange Online Beta for a good while now, and it is great! I love everything from the super simple web based interface to managing accounts and settings to the fact that it includes full spam filtering and virus scanning. Exchange Online comes in two flavors… Continue reading Introducing Exchange Online
I’ve recently been talking a lot about Microsoft SharePoint Online – part of the new Microsoft Online Services. As I’ve mentioned, you can sign up today for a beta version and get 5 fully functional seats and test it out for yourself. In fact, I’ve heard that there is transition support for folks on the… Continue reading Introducing Microsoft SharePoint Online
Microsoft Online Services is the hosted service offering by Microsoft. You can label this as SaaS (Software as a Service), but Microsoft actually seems to prefer S+S (Software plus Services). However you slice it, Microsoft is offering their products in several distinct flavors. First, you can get Microsoft’s server-based products on-premise. This means that you… Continue reading What is(are) Microsoft Online Services? And what is BPOS?
Microsoft, in collaboration with HiSoftware, developed and support the Accessibility Kit for SharePoint® (AKS) along with a partner and customer community to get you started on the road to Web accessibility with an accessible platform and framework from which to launch your SharePoint 2007 portal or intranet site. Lawrence Liu announced the availability of the… Continue reading Making SharePoint Accessible, WCAG, Section 508
Based on the same technology as the SharePoint 2007 Search, you too can have Microsoft Search for FREE! As part of the newly released Microsoft Search Server 2008 product line, you can have Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express for FREE! I would like to point out the differences in the following hierarchy of products from… Continue reading Microsoft Search now available for FREE!
For those of you that don’t know, the Cloud is really just a metaphor for the Internet. There are many universities and companies (Google, IBM, Microsoft, etc.) that have large scale cloud computing projects. Some applications that live in the cloud you may even use frequently, such as Twitter, FaceBook, MySpace, YouTube, StumleUpon, Digg, del.icio.us,… Continue reading Get your head in the Cloud with Microsoft Online Services
I think that one of the most useful features of the included reports that are provided with the new MOSS SharePoint 2007 Analytics and Reports are the Search Analytics. While there are a host of improved analytical tools with this new version of SharePoint, such as the SharePoint 2007 Site Collection Usage Reports and the… Continue reading SharePoint 2007 Search Analytics Overview
Normally I don’t link to third party tools, but this one is quite handy and quite free! Atidan Explorer for SharePoint is a tree-view control that displays your SharePoint site’s document library structure and content in the familiar explorer type view. This allows users to quickly scan for all documents on the SharePoint 2007 site… Continue reading Free SharePoint 2007 Add-on for quickly seeing all documents in all document libraries