New Office Developer Visual How-tos!

Watch it, Code it, Read it, Explore it – New Office Visual How To’s! Office Visual How To’s combine a video demo, a code sample, a conceptual overview, and links to related resources in a single experience. All this provides a wide variety of learning resources and different flavors of content for people who have…


Webcast on Word 2007 and MindManager

On Tuesday, January 30, Michael Scherotter from Mindjet and I will be giving a free technical webinar on how the Word 2007 Map Editor for Mindjet MindManager works.  Here’s the description: Join Don Campbell, Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, and Michael Scherotter, Solutions Platform Evangelist for Mindjet, to see a demonstration solution from the Mindjet Labs that uses the Open…

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Customizing Your Office Live Public Site

Tim Aidlin, Design Evangelist at Microsoft did some work for us customizing our Office Live demo site called Northwind Inn, which was built by my co-worker Rohit Puri – Rohit, you need a blog I can link to! He did almost all of the customization using the Site Designer and Page Editor tools that come with…


Microsoft-Watch scooped us – Office Live Mashup

Our first Office Live mash-up sample app is posted on MSDN, and Microsoft Watch wrote about it even before we we did.  This is a nice mashup, and a great example of calling the Office Live web services apis from within JavaScript.  Basically, it allows you to select contacts from your Contact Manager business application…


Bill Gates and Steve Jobs: Keynote tag cloud

I love this tag-cloud generator tool –  Todd Bishop did an analysis of the keynotes that Steve Job gave at Macworld and Bill Gates gave at CES.      It’s interesting to see the kinds of terms they each use, and how often.  Bill likes to say “great” and Steve said “phone” a LOT.      The Seattle…

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MindManager mind maps and OneNote 2007

The prolific Mindjet labs has produced another great integration with Office 2007, this time with OneNote 2007.  This integration allows you to From MindManager, you can easily map out the Notebooks, Sections, and Pages, including hyperlinks to the notebooks, sections, and pages: Select File…Open…OneNote 2007 Notebooks. From MindManager, you can send the current map to…

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