People to schedule at Tech-Ed–put Rio to work for you

There are a bunch of people going down to Tech-Ed from my team.  I was originally going to be one of them, but things have gotten too busy trying to get VSTO 2.0 shipped, and I got bumped from the list because of my responsibilities here at work. Waaah, sniff, sniff. There’s this cool tool…

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MSDN Webcast on Visual Studio Tools for Office Version 2: Developing Word Solutions

Kathleen McGrath is doing an MSDN webcast on VSTO 2.0 and Word tomorrow, Tuesday April 27th, at 11 AM PST. Description: “This webcast will demonstrate how to use the new actions pane, provided by Microsoft® Visual Studio® Tools for the Microsoft Office System, Version 2.0, in your Microsoft Office Word 2003 solutions. The actions pane simplifies…

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Have you tested your product over lunch break?

We had some interesting bugs recently in VSTO 2.0 that basically involve letting the product sit for a while–like over lunch break–without doing anything.  Testers and devs hate this kind of a bug: Do X, do Y, wait 5-15 minutes, do Z. But if you are doing anything across appdomains–for example, you have an object…

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Eric Lippert

Eric Lippert, who has singlehandedly done more for purple Lucida Sans Unicode than anyone I know, links to my blog http://blogs.msdn.com/ericlippert/archive/2004/04/09/110556.aspx.  Although he’s got plenty to blog about already, hopefully he will eventually get around to blogging about some of the cool work he’s been doing on VSTO 2.0–if I don’t beat him to the punch.  For…

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I’ll be there

You may have noticed my “I’ll be there” picture.. I’ll be there–isn’t that like a really bad Michael Bolton song or something of that ilk? Anywhoo, I’ll be at Tech-Ed this year talking about VSTO 2.0 mainly, but I’m sure I can help you out if you have questions about VSTO 1.0. The first talk…

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MSDN Webcast on Data and Databinding in VSTO 2

A member of my team, Muhammad Arrabi, is giving an MSDN webcast tomorrow on VSTO 2.   http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=25936  Go give him a hard time for me J  MSDN Webcast: Data and Databinding with Visual Studio Tools for Office Version 2 – Level 200April 06, 200411:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific TimeMuhammad Arrabi, Program Manager, Microsoft CorporationThe…

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