Compliance Features in the 2007 Microsoft Office System

I have seen some great articles about the 2007 Microsoft Office System, but if you are an architect or solution developer, this is one you don’t want to miss: Compliance Features in the 2007 Microsoft Office System. This paper talks about business opportunities and technical aspects of extending the 2007 Microsoft Office system features to…

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2007 Microsoft Office System – Top Ten List of Resources for Developers and Architects

Steve Ballmer announced yesterday the business availability of Vista, Office and Exchange. This means that businesses can deploy and start developing solutions that integrate these three products. You can read the executive e-mail here and you can watch the Webcast here. In case you are wondering, the consumer launch is scheduled for 1/31/2007. Microsoft also…

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Posters update, Office Live and great news for MSDN subscribers…

Hi all, Just some random thoughts before I go on vacation, stay a week OOF without my laptop, and try not to think about the things I didn’t finish before I leave. Poster updates: We fixed a typo and added required EULA information to the download page. We republished the three Office development posters as pdf files: http://download.microsoft.com/download/0/9/c/09cda3f2-6d3d-4082-aec5-9a62b7679ecf/2007OfficeSuitesRoadMap.pdf …

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MSDN Office Developer Center Live on MSDN2!

We are in the process of migrating the Office Developer Center and all the MSDN Library Office developer content to MSDN2! I love to blog about anything related to Office development, but this time I will share with you some information related with MSDN that you might find interesting. What is MTPS and MSDN2? Tim…

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What a week, Windows Vista RTMs too…

Jim Alchin says it’s time! More info about the press release coming soon. In the meantime, every developer should download the .NET Framework 3.0 and start having fun! Congratulations to the Windows Division.

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2007 Microsoft Office System RTM and Visual Studio Tools for Office Second Edition RTW!

In case you haven’t heard the news, Microsoft announced today the 2007 Microsoft Office system release to manufacture. In terms of scope, this is the most significant release for Office since Office 95 and everyone who made this possible celebrated last Friday at our RTM party.  There’s a lot of people who made this possible (including…

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The redesigned Office Online site is live!

This is an absolute MUST SEE. You should visit the new redesigned Office Online site!  http://www.office.microsoft.com The site has a new information architecture and a very cool Ribbon-like UI. It also provides personalization and tons of how-to topics to help you work with all Office versions. I love their tabs! Congrats to the Office Online team, the…

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Developer Map for the 2007 Microsoft Office System: Download your poster today!

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about the treasure map for Office developers that we were building and I am glad to announce that we finished two weeks ago the poster version and it’s ready to download! This is the third poster of the 2007 Office System Document: Developer Posters download family. The Developer Map for the 2007 Microsoft Office system…

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Office Business Applications: What is it, and how can I get started?

I’ve had this topic in my blog wish-list for a while and today is the day to talk about this. I have been listening the term “OBA” so I decided to research a bit on the topic to understand what is it and put together a list of resources that can help developers and architects…

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NEW must-read book for Microsoft Office Project VBA programmers!

Some time ago I blogged about Project Developer Resources and I want to add a new resource to my list. Rod Gill (Project MVP) just contacted me to let me know about his new book! He compiled a lot of VBA code samples for working with Project (98-2007), so if you are a Project developer,…

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