Office and SharePoint Training Material

The number 1 question I get asked at the moment: What training resources are available? Here’s a quick summary: www.microsoft.com/learning/office2007 TechNet MSDN Office Developer Center MSDN SharePoint Developer Portal http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint WSS and MOSS ITPro/Developer Clinics are still available WSS 3.0 Development: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/elearning/course/5045.aspWSS 3.0 Infrastructure: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/elearning/course/3369.aspMOSS 2007 Development: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/elearning/course/5046.aspMOSS 2007 Infrastructure: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/elearning/course/3370.asp   Official Microsoft courseware,…

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Vista and Office To Go Please!

Ever wondered how Microsoft rolls out Vista and Office internally?  Here’s how.  This picture was taken yesterday at the upgrade fair run by our internal IT folks.  It continues today and tomorrow – and pretty impressive it is too.  Less than two weeks after Vista RTM they have a corporate standard image ready to roll…

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WSS 3.0 is here!

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 RTM is now published and available for your downloading pleasure.  As I write it is ranked the #14433 most popular download.  I wonder where it will be by the end of the week? But the URLs you ask…here they are: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 x86 Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 x64 Also…

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…And Yet More New Downloads

More downloads I missed from my last post: Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for WSS 3.0 (Nov CTP) Tools for developing custom SharePoint applications: Visual Studio project templates for Web Parts, site definitions, and list definitions; and a stand-alone utility program, the SharePoint Solution Generator. (I have yet to download and install this but the SharePoint…

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New Downloads

A bunch of new downloads have shipped over the past week that are useful for developing Office 2007 solutions. .NET Framework 3.0 Adds APIs for Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, and Windows CardSpace to .NET 2.0. Windows SDK for Windows Vista and .NET 3.0 (RTM) Contains documentation for Windows Workflow Foundation….

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VSTO 2005 Second Edition RTW

Yesterday we announced the availability of VSTO 2005 Second Edition for Office 2007.  This is now available as a web download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=5E86CAB3-6FD6-4955-B979-E1676DB6B3CB&displaylang=en Crucially this not only provides new features for Office 2007 development, but also offers enhancements for Office 2003 development as well:    ·         Programming model and runtime support for the ribbon, custom task panes, and…

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Office 2007 RTMs

Office 2007 reached RTM status at the end of last week.  Business availability is set for November 30, to coincide with the press launch.

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