MSDN Office and SharePoint in Facebook and Twitter

Our social media community is growing and we want to provide better support and more features to our followers. We are moving from a Facebook Group to a Facebook Fan Page.This will allow us to provide more frequent updates including news to developer content released weekly. Please follow us and become a fan of MSDN Office…


Office and SharePoint 2010 Developer: RSS Feeds

The following RSS feeds are now live with headlines from July 1, 2009 to February 19, 2010. The feeds include headlines for all of the Office and SharePoint Getting Started content, as well as the Channel 9 learning courses for SharePoint and Office.  MSDN: Microsoft Office Developer Center http://www.microsoft.com/feeds/msdn/en-us/office/rss.xml  MSDN: Microsoft Office 2010 http://www.microsoft.com/feeds/msdn/en-us/office/rss2010.xml  MSDN…


Extending the Outlook Social Connector

I am one of those persons who has 25 apps running at the same time. I always have multiple instances of Explorer, VS, Office docs, and other apps running at all times. The one app I never close and I frequently visit is Outlook. One of the neat new additions to Outlook 2010 is the…


New: Office Developer Atlas

The Office Product Marketing group has released a new Silverlight-based training set to introduce you to developer investments in 2010 including VBA, Fluent UI, and the Office Backstage. The app was released yesterday to MSDN and you can access it from this link: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/msdn/en-us/office/media/Atlas/Default.html I’ll update this post with a link to an MSDN Dev…

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Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Blogs of Notice <OPML/>

Blogs are super fun! Many product teams for Office and SharePoint are blogging about new features added to the 2010 release. Here’s some blogs I recommend following: <?xml version=”1.0″ ?><opml version=”1.0″>    <head>        <title>Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 – Microsoft Blogs</title>    </head>    <body>        <outline text=”Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.technet.com/office2010/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”The Office Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.office.com/b/MainFeed.aspx?Type=BlogsOnly” />        <outline text=”Access Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/access/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Excel Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/excel/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Excel Services” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/cumgranosalis/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Outlook Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/outlook/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Ryan’s Look at Outlook Programmability” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/rgregg/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Exchange API” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/exchangedev/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Word Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/microsoft_office_word/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”InfoPath Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/infopath/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Project Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/project/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Project Programmability” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/project_programmability/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”PowerPoint Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/powerpoint/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Visio Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/visio/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”PerformancePoint Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/performancepoint/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”BCS Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/bcs/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Office Client Developer Content and Resources” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/officedevdocs/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Brian Jones and Zeyad Rajabi: Office Solutions” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/brian_jones/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”John R. Durant’s: Office Development” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/johnrdurant/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Gray Knowlton: Office Development” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.technet.com/gray_knowlton/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Doug Mahugh: Office Interoperability” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/dmahugh/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Eric White: Open XML” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/ericwhite/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Frank Rice: Fluent UI, Backstage, and Open XML” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/frice/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”SharePoint Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Randall Isenhour: SharePoint Content and Resources” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/randalli/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Andrew May: Discussion from a Documentation Point of View” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/andrew_may/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”SharePoint Developer Documentation Team Blog” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepointdeveloperdocs/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Arpan Shaw” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/arpans/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Paul Andrew: SharePoint Development” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/pandrew/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Paul Stubbs: OBA, SharePoint, and Channel 9″ type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/pstubbs/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Steve Fox: OBA” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/steve_fox/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Donovan Follette: OBA, Office, and Channel 9″ type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/donovanf/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Erika Ehrli: MSDN, Office and SharePoint Development” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.msdn.com/erikaehrli/rss.xml” />        <outline text=”Office Global Experience” type=”rss” xmlUrl=”http://blogs.technet.com/office_global_experience/rss.xml” />    </body></opml> Download this OPML You can easily download and import this OPML to Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2010: Also, if you are interested, here’s a previous post with…

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What’s New for Developers in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010?

The upcoming release of Office and SharePoint offers a wealth of interesting new scenarios and solutions that can be built thanks to new features and improvements added to different Office and SharePoint products and technologies. There’s more possibilities to integrate Office and SharePoint to build rich client-server solutions using tools such as Visual Studio 2010,…