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On the very off topic subject of wacky things that happen to developers office’s, somehow one of the developers on my team (Mohit Gupta) has acquired a shower curtain complete with pressure rod which he has mounted on his office door.  To get in to his office, you have to open the shower curtain and…

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Excel Tetris!

As a developer in our group said, this isn’t a killer enterprise app, it’s an enterprise killer app. If you’re feeling a little too productive, check out this article by Woo Seok Seo where you are shown how to create a Tetris application in Excel using Visual Studio Tools for Office 1.0.  Crazy stuff 🙂…

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Tips and Tricks for Office

PC Magazine posts 106 tips and tricks for Office.  There’s so many obscure things here that I’ve never heard of–like holding down the shift key when picking the file menu in Word–it gives you a “Close All” command. Someone should put together 365 tips and tricks for Office and turn it into one of those…

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Who am I

I just realized that I should maybe provide a little better idea of who I am and what I do. My name is Eric Carter–I’m a Development Lead at Microsoft. My team and I are currently working on Visual Studio Tools for Office 2.0. My team (which fortunately is staffed entirely by people with very big…

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