Want to create Office documents on the fly?

Having trouble manipulating Office documents or creating them on the fly? The Open XML Application Programming Interface (API) allows you to effectively work with Open XML packages. Using the API, you can generate and manipulate Word 2007 documents, Excel 2007 spreadsheets, and PowerPoint 2007 presentations using a few lines of code. Plus since it uses managed code, so it’s…

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[Office 2007 Webcast Series] Session #4: SharePoint 2007 for ASP.NET Developers

If you have the opportunity, be sure to attend this final installment of the Office 2007 Webcast Series. We’ll be covering many topics including creating Custom Web Parts, Page Layouts, Master Pages and integrating ASP.NET AJAX in your SharePoint site. In every one of our sessions, we have provided you with an action plan. Here…

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Office Webcast Series – Introduction & Resources

Tonight, we will be presenting the introduction to our Office 2007 Webcast Series. If you haven’t signed up for it already, here is the link to the main event page. At many webcasts and live events, you usually get a slide at the end with a link dump of a million resources. Rather than provide…

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Michael Amanfi on Windows Workflow Foundation and Team Workflow

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to chat with Michael Amanfi on the roof of my building about his work with Windows Workflow Foundation and specifically, his community project called Team Workflow – a workflow authoring and process automation tool built on Windows Workflow Foundation to help teams create, distribute and track tasks to drive team collaboration….

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[Events] Microsoft Digital Ice House

To celebrate the consumer launch of Windows Vista on January 30 2007, Microsoft Canada built a Digital Ice House at the corner of Dundas and Yonge Street in Toronto, in the middle of Dundas Square. Here are some photos with highlights from the event which will run until February 3rd:http://www.flickr.com/photos/jldavid/sets/72157594510026961/ The Digital Ice House is…

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[Launch 2007; Office 2007; Podcasts] Christian Beauclair (Microsoft Canada) on the 2007 Microsoft Launch and Microsoft Office 2007

MP3: Christian Beauclair on the 2007 Microsoft Launch and Microsoft Office 2007 Last week, Christian and I sat down for a few minutes to discuss some of the things he’s talking about during the 2007 Microsoft Launch. Specifically, he and I chat about Microsoft Office 2007 and all of the new developer-specific capabilities now available…


Windows Vista RTM

The news you have heard is correct – Vista has RTM-ed (Release(d) To Manufacturing – essentially meaning it has shipped)! I was sitting in a classroom at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond when the news came in. The entire group I was with just spontaneously applauded – it was a great (and historic) moment. 🙂 Jim…

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E-Learning Resources on the .NET Framework 3.0, the 2007 Office System, and Windows Vista

Microsoft | Learning has published learning portals for developers wanting to know more about building next generation applications on the .NET Framework 3.0, the 2007 Office System, and Windows Vista: Windows Vista and the .NET Framework 3.0 – Learning Portal for Developers 2007 Microsoft Office System – Learning Portal Specifically, these portals feature free e-learning courses…


[Announcements] Register now for the 2007 Microsoft Office System and Windows Vista Business Value Launch!

The launch of Windows Vista and the 2007 Microsoft Office System is just around the corner! Our Developer Advisor team will be coming across Canada to present on the latest developer innovations in the .NET Framework 3.0, the Office 2007 APIs and Windows SharePoint 2007.   The day will start with a keynote and then be…

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