New book: Team Collaboration: Using Microsoft Office for More Effective Teamwork

  We are happy to announce that Team Collaboration: Using Microsoft Office for More Effective Teamwork (ISBN 9780735669628) by John Pierce is now available for purchase!   Set the stage for more effective collaboration in your organization using Microsoft Office. Whether coordinating a cross-team project or leading your workgroup, you’ll discover how to combine your skills…

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New book: CLR via C#, Fourth Edition

We’re excited to announce the availability of CLR via C#, Fourth Edition (ISBN 9780735667457) by Jeffrey Richter! This is a must-have title for developers who want a deep understanding of the tools they’re using and the concepts they’re employing. Learn why C# is the way it is by reading Richter’s deft explanation of how the common…

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Ed Wilson: The impromptu PowerShell summit in Zurich

Summary: I talk about meeting up with MOW, and Fermin and friends in Zurich Well, the Scripting Wife and I arrived in Zurich following our excursion to CERN. It was a beautiful train trip, and I was able to get a decent amount of work completed on my new PowerShell 3.0 book. Our hotel in…

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New book: Training Guide: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

NOTE: This book has been updated for R2. You can buy it here from The Microsoft Press Store. We’re happy to announce the availability of Training Guide: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (ISBN 9780735673106)! Written by Mitch Tulloch, this book helps enterprise administrators build their skills in the area of deploying and managing Windows Server…

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Ed Wilson: Dortmund, Geneva, Zurich

SUMMARY: Our trip now takes us from the Netherlands to Dortmund, to Geneva and on to Zurich Well the Scripting Wife and I had a wonderful time at the first ever Dutch PowerShell user group. I delivered two presentations and made dozens of new contacts and friends. The following day, Jeff Wouters took Teresa and…

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From the MVPs: Shared code for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Here’s the 20th post in our series of guest posts by Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs). (Click the “MVPs” tag in the right column to see the rest.) Since the early 1990s, Microsoft has recognized technology champions around the world with the MVP Award. MVPs freely share their knowledge, real-world experience, and impartial and objective…

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Ed Wilson: The first ever Dutch PowerShell User Group

Summary: Speaking at the first ever Dutch PowerShell User Group Well the Scripting Wife and I left Oslo and traveled to Copenhagen via train. There we boarded a sleeper train, and woke up the next day in the Netherlands. We were met in Utrecht at the train by Microsoft PFE Stefan Stranger, and shuttled immediately…

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Ed Wilson: The visit to the Oslo PowerShell User Group

Summary: Ed Wilson talks about the first ever Dutch PowerShell User Group Well, things have been very busy for Teresa and I. In Oslo, we met up with Windows PowerShell MVP Jan Egil Ring. We went out for a nice dinner, got to see the state theatre, the Parliament building and other cool and interesting…

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Author spotlight: William Stanek

Once the upcoming book Windows Server 2012 Inside Out hits the shelves in February, 2013, it will mark the 150th book written by William Stanek. We at Microsoft Press want to congratulate him. He is one of our top authors and someone whose books receive the highest ratings from readers in our book survey.  Here’s…

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