Office 2010 How-Do I Videos for Developers

I uploaded a cool Word 2010 video to our Facebook group and people seemed to like it. Roganov Ivan made this request: “Only one video? I want more! 2010!” Done deal! We have about 20 more Office 2010 and about 30 SharePoint 2010 in the works now. Some more went live recently and were published…


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…


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…


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….


Top Office 2007 & SharePoint Articles, Downloads, Visual How-tos, and Portal Pages

I’ve spent the last few days pulling 2008 metrics for Office & SharePoint developer content. It’s quite interesting to see what flavor of chocolates devs pick at the candy store. The Office System is an umbrella of products and technologies. Popular picks from the Office dev community include SharePoint, Open XML, WSS, the Fluent UI,…


Suggest a Topic/Code Sample for Future Office Visual How-tos

While reviewing traffic to some of our MSDN content, I noticed that the Office Visual How-tos we’ve published on the MSDN Library are getting lots of page views! Developers seem to like this content type since it provides a short article, code sample, and video. This content type provides quick demos that show you how…


Office 2007 + Silverlight

Latest technologies offered to Web developers, such as ASP.NET AJAX and Microsoft Silverlight, offer UI improvements and amazing interactive experiences for Web-based applications. Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of media experiences and rich interactive applications (RIAs) for the Web, visit Fortunately, you can integrate Silverlight to different Office…


100+ Office Visual How To’s

It’s been about 10 months since we started publishing Office Visual How-tos (VHTs), which is a compound content type, mixing a short how-to article, code samples, and a video of that code sample in action. The wealth of this content type is that you can watch a quick video to visualize how a feature works…


.NET Helper Classes for the SharePoint Server 2007 Search Query Web Service

If you are working with MOSS Enterprise Search, you should download the .NET Helper Classes for the MOSS Search Query Web Service. Callum Shillan is an MCS Solution Architect from the UK and he was very nice to share the helper classes he created with the community. You can find the .Net helpers for the…


More code samples and videos for Office Developers

The Visual How-tos just keep getting out there like popcorn. This time we published some more from Ken Getz, Joel Krist, and Ted Pattison. New VHTs include an interesting combination of Office products and technologies: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Word 2007 Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005 SE Outlook 2007 Open XML Formats Access 2007…