Eron Kelly discusses Office 365 on TechNet Edge

I had the pleasure of doing a couple of demos in Eron Kelly’s Microsoft Office 365: The Future of Productivity session at TechEd.  While I’m waiting to post the links to the session slides and recording, here is a great interview of Eron by Adam Carter. -Mayo

Adam Carter and “Office 365 Doesn’t Mean You’re Fired”

Adam Carter did a great session called “Office 365 Doesn’t Mean You’re Fired” at Dev Connections Orlando.  It was so great, it got written up in InfoWorld.  If you’re looking to adopt Office 365, this is an interesting read. -Mayo


Making a Wireless Connection Accessible to a Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM)

If you do SharePoint or SharePoint Online development in a VM, at some point you’ll be in a situation where the only network available is wireless.  I ran into that here at TechEd in my hotel while prepping for my sessions. Luckily Donovan Follette had a great post on Making a Wireless Connection Accessible to…

SharePoint and Silverlight Training Course on MSDN

Paul Stubbs just sent me mail about the new SharePoint 2010 and Silverlight Training Course on MSDN.  There are some really great topics with labs covered in this training course! -Mayo

SharePoint Online for Office 365: Developer Guide

The SharePoint Online team has release the SharePoint Online for Office 365: Developer Guide to provide a comprehensive overview of the SPO platform and how developing for SPO differs from SP2010. Give it a read, it’s a great reference. -Mayo


Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power Tools for SharePoint Online

Developing solutions for SharePoint Online requires they be built using Sandboxed Solutions.  Sandboxed solutions are developed against a scoped version of the Microsoft.SharePoint API specific to the capabilities of the sandbox. While Visual Studio 2010 provides IntelliSense support for the sandbox, compilation support would be even better (so you can catch issues with code copy/pasted…


Couple of interesting Office 365 articles

Interesting article on the economics of Office 365 on PC World and another on the marketplace in the LA Times. -Mayo

New Office 365 Developer Training Course on MSDN

Since we announced Office 365 around the same time as PDC last year, I’ve been talking to a lot of other developers about the platform opportunities for building solutions for Office 365.  In those discussions, the most common question I get is “how is the SharePoint Online/Exchange Online/Lync Online platform different from the SharePoint 2010/Exchange…