Link dump: User Experience, Web Platform, Office System and more

Here are some interesting links that I found while catching up on blogs: User Experience: Your Britain in pictures: BBC + Microsoft Live Labs Photosynth: The BBC is collaborating with Microsoft Live Labs Photosynth to create three- dimensional representations of some of the most dramatic buildings in Britain by combining hundreds of different photographs. Sit back…

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Developing for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: 2 new articles

A couple of weeks ago I reported that Patrick Tisseghem’s book on SharePoint Server 2007 was available in bookstores. Well it looks he just couldn’t stop writing! Now two new articles on “Development Tools and Techniques for Working with Code in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0” are available on MSDN. Part 1: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb530302.aspx Summary: Learn the skills you…

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June Update for the Office Compatibility Pack

There’s an updated version of the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats available. By installing the Compatibility Pack in addition to Microsoft Office 2000, Office XP, or Office 2003, you will be able open, edit, and save files using the file formats new to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007. This…

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Outlook Connector joins Outlook 2007 and Windows Live Hotmail

While still recovering at home after surgery I’m catching up on blogs and mail. I came accross a new connector to connect my Windows Live account with Outlook 2007 (my default email client). So far I’ve been using Windows Live Mail to read the email of my WIndows Live Hotmail account. Today I decided to install…

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New downloads: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 VHD and Microsoft Office 2007 Professional VHD

Using the power of virtualization, you can now quickly evaluate Microsoft and partner solutions through a series of pre-configured Virtual Hard Disks (VHDs). You can download the VHDs and evaluate them for free in your own environment without the need for dedicated servers or complex installations. Check out the VHDs from “Run IT on a…

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Karine introduces a new release of the u2u CAML Query Builder

Karine, CAML girl & consultant at u2u, and famous for the development of the U2U CAML Query Builder recently found some more time to start blogging. Today she introduced on her blog a new version of her CAML Query Builder which is now a SharePoint 2007 Feature instead of a Windows application. In her post “U2U CAML Query Builder…

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I started reading "Inside Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007"!

Towards the end of last year Patrick Tisseghem started writing a book on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Patrick did a great job writing this book while traveling the world and delivering day-in day-out sessions on MOSS2007. The good news is that since last week the book is out! I pre-ordered the book two months…

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BIWUG event on Records Management and BI with MOSS 2007

For all the IW enthusiasts: the next BIWUG meeting  is scheduled for Thursday April 26th and will be held @Getronics premises (Genèvestraat 10 – 1140 Evere). The meeting has 2 main themes: Records Management with MOSS 2007 and Business Intelligence with MOSS 2007. The more detailed agenda is as follows: 18u30 – 18u35: Welcome and…

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MSDN Event Luxembourg on Workflow in SharePoint Services and Server

Next Tuesday, March 13th, we have an MSDN Event in Luxembourg on “Understanding Workflow in Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007”. The Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) which debuts with version 3.0 of the .NET Framework introduces a core set of workflow plumbing and a productivity-oriented development paradigm to the Windows platform….

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XAML and Web Content Management discussed at User Group Meetings

For the community members Belgium, interested in XAML or Web Content Management – and not overflowed by Dev & IT-Pro Days 2007 work – there are two of our Belgian INETA user groups that organize an event this week: Wednesday March 7th 2007 The .NET User Group Brugge ACCB.NET organizes a meeting on XAML, the Extensible Application…

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