VS 2008 Training Kit

Microsoft has launched a training kit for Visual Studio 2008. It contains PPTs, demos and other useful information. You can download it from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8bdaa836-0bba-4393-94db-6c3c4a0c98a1&displaylang=en    or You can download it from here (direct download)


SearchWinDevelopment.com – A New Website

SearchWinDevelopment.com will focus on providing helpful information and expert tips on all aspects of the .NET development lifecycle, including design, architecture, coding, testing and deployment. In order to provide a comprehensive, “one-stop” resource for all things .NET, you’ll find that the most popular content from TSS.net will also be featured on SearchWinDevelopment.com. We’ll also regularly…


Deploying OffScan to multiple Users

Best Practice: If you are deploying Offscan to multiple users, you may face the issue that the Offscan process is running for long time at the user location. Most of the times it crosses 4-5 hrs session time. I believe the best practice in this scenario is to leave the CAB files local by specifying…


How OMPM Offscan functions?

How OMPM Works? 3 Steps: Types of OMPM Log: 4 types of Log How CAB files generated?To maximize disk space on the computer that is scanned, after OMPM File Scanner writes 10,000 log files, adds the log files to a CAB file, and then deletes the log files. Each CAB file contains up to 10,000…


Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express download (RC)

Microsoft have announced Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express – a downloadable Enterprise Search product available at no charge that combines simplicity and ease of use with a powerful set of search features.Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express joins Microsoft’s Enterprise Search lineup, which is built on the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 platform. Press Release Which…


Try the new Windows Live

Try the new release of Windows Live at www.windowslive.com and start using Windows Live to share photos, communicate with your friends and family, as well as help protect your PCs and your family while on-line.    Here are just a few of the great new capabilities in this release of Windows Live: · Now you can…


Office 2007 Ribbon Customization and Development

Here is some useful information on the Office 2007 Ribbons and customizing them. http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/office/aa905530.aspx  http://blogs.msdn.com/jensenh/archive/2006/05/25/606819.aspx http://openxmldeveloper.org/articles/CustomUIeditor.aspx


The right way to do a project kickoff meeting

A Very interesting snippet from Techrepublic Today newsletter: Sometimes projects don’t always go through an organized sequence of planning and execution. You’re forced to jump into execution and then catch up with the planning later. Before you know it, you find that team members and stakeholders have varying levels of understanding about the purpose and status of…


Use Outlook for checking Windows Live Mails: Microsoft Office Outlook Connector

The first free version of the Outlook Connector has shipped to the world! With Microsoft Office Outlook Connector, you can use Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 or Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 to access and manage your Microsoft Windows Live Hotmail or Microsoft Office Live Mail accounts, including e-mail messages and contacts for free! Download details: Microsoft Office Outlook…