Getting Started with Office 2010 Development

It’s been an exciting week with all the recent announcements at PDC. Today, at PDC we announced the availability of our public Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Betas. Lots of developers from the community who have been monitoring the new developer investments on Office 2010 can start creating solutions with the latest features. You can…


Getting Started with SharePoint 2010 for Developers + New Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 (Beta) Developer Centers

It’s always hard to stay away from blogging when there’s so many new things to share and talk about. Today at the SharePoint Developer Conference Keynote, Jeff Teper talked about SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 features for developers and IT professionals. This is the time to start to blog more about the new release of…


MSDN Redesign: Office, SharePoint, and VSTO sites are live!

I know it’s late at night, but I couldn’t resist. The MSDN Office, SharePoint, and VSTO Developer Center are blue now and match the super cool new MSDN branding and experience. Go take a look and enjoy: Office Developer Center SharePoint Developer Center Office Development with Visual Studio Developer Center More sites…


Open XML SDK 2.0 August CTP, Videos, and 50+ Open XML Code Samples

Zeyad Rajabi announced this week the availability of the new Open XML SDK 2.0 August CTP. As mentioned by Zeyad, changes to this CTP include: Add semantic level validation support Add markup compatibility/extensibility support General improvements based on your feedback If you are into Open XML Development, you will also be interested in a few…


Are you an Office Developer? Identify yourself as a member of the “Office Developer Guild”

This will be interesting for all of you who are into Office development: As Office developers, we can start identifying ourselves as active members of the community by joining the “Office Developer Guild” spearheaded by John Durant. The developer community for Microsoft Office grand and healthy. And, the knowledge and expertise in our community is…


Get Started Resources for Fluent UI Extensibility + Download the New Office Developer Resources Ribbon Tab

I remember all the buzz generated when we announced the new Fluent UI (Ribbon) for Office 2007 applications. The Microsoft Office Fluent UI replaced the previous system of layered menus, toolbars, and task panes with a simpler system optimized for efficiency and discoverability. The new UI, including the Office Fluent Ribbon, provides improved context menus,…


What’s New in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 (Technical Preview post)

I was out of town and had to miss the excitement of blogging about the launch of the Office Technical Preview yesterday. Lucky me, today I have tons of links and trackbacks to other blog posts to share! What’s New in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010? Yesterday, Stephen Elop announced the technical preview milestone for…


How to Upload Files to SharePoint Server 2007 from ASP.NET Web Applications

Some time ago I  blogged about How to: Uploading a File to a SharePoint Library Site from a Local Folder and How to: Magic with SharePoint 2003, uploading files using a Web service. Some people found these samples useful and some people asked if I could provide sample code that works with SharePoint Server 2007….


MSDN Office Developer Center – Pre Office/SharePoint 2010 Update

MSDN Developer Centers pull together content and resources around specific products and technologies. They connect developers with code samples, community sites, technical articles and documentation, upcoming events, and much more. The MSDN Office Developer Center (ODC) provides a developer roadmap to understand and work with Office System programs, servers, services, tools and technologies. As we…