Office 2010 Technical Beta recruiting update and contest rules

Hey folks,  Since we posted the information about the Office 2010 technical beta a couple of weeks ago, and our “Win an XBox” contest, we’ve had quite a few folks sign up for the program.  Welcome to all the new folks in the technical beta!  There are still slots available for folks interested in InfoPath, and…


Do You Love Access? We do too!

And that’s why there’s all the new-and-cool documentation about how to make your InfoPath forms work well with Access: Design a form template that is based on a Microsoft Access database Add a data connection to a Microsoft Access database Submit form data to a Microsoft Access database Use values from an Access database to…


InfoPath 2007 Training Labs

I’m pleased to announce that InfoPath 2007 training labs are now live on MSDN. Just like with the hands-on labs for InfoPath 2003, we created a set of exercises that walk you through a real-life scenario, introducing a new InfoPath feature in the process. Here are the new labs: Lab 1: Publishing an InfoPath 2007…


MSDN Community Content

All Office InfoPath 2007 developer documentation that is published online in the MSDN Library now supports the MSDN Community Content features that enable users to comment on, edit, and add content to online documentation. We would like to encourage you use these features to add code examples and brief pieces of information that will be…


New Resources on Office Online

Our colleagues at Office Online released several interesting InfoPath topics: Form Data Aggregation and Merging:- Design a form for merging – Merge actions for fields and groups- Merge InfoPath e-mail form data in Outlook Document Information Panel:- Introduction to designing a Document Information Panel by using InfoPath- Design a Document Information Panel by using InfoPath Workflow:-…


All you wanted to know about browser compatibility

These articles will help you answer many of the questions you might have about Forms Services browser compatibility, rich-client only features, and the Design Checker. Title Details Audience Plan browser support (OSS) Describes the different levels of browser support for MOSS. Admin Creating InfoPath Form Templates That Work With Forms Services Describes the following: 1. Features…


InfoPath-Related Blogs: OPML Compilation

We promised, and here it is: the OPML compilation of RSS feeds of bloggers that write about InfoPath. Just download the file and import it into your favorite news aggregator. Sneak peek: Cheers!Alex InfoPathBlogs.opml


New MSDN resources

Some new MSDN resources to check out: 1) Microsoft Office Forms Server 2007 SDK 2) InfoPath Developer Reference for Managed Code Alex


Resource Compilations

A few folks put together good resource compilations of everything InfoPath-related: articles, screencasts, help topics… Check them out: 1) InfoPath 2007 resources by Joris Poelmans 2) Office 2007 Spotlight: InfoPath 2007 by Michael Gannotti 3) Building Web Forms with Office InfoPath Forms Services by Dave Glover Alex


Do you blog about InfoPath?

I’d love to compile a list of blogs about InfoPath to help the developer community connect and share insights. If you wrote at least one InfoPath article in the past, and plan on writing more, please leave a link to your blog in the comments. Expect an OPML compilation in a week or two! UPDATE:…