Announcing December 2006 Sandcastle CTP

  The December 2006 CTP version for Sandcastle is now available for download at Our sincere thanks to the Sandcastle user community and to Eric Woodruff for providing us with valuable feedback. What’s new in this version: Sandcastle installer is now setting the DXROOT environment variable to the installation directory. All config files new…


Announcing RC0 of MSDN Wiki

I blogged about MSDN Wiki earlier at Yesterday we released RC0 of MSDN Wiki. Please see Soma’s blog at for details about this launch. Also yo can keep track of MSDN Wiki at The Community Content feature allows our community of developers worldwide to extend the official online documentation by adding tips, notes, code…


A (Microsoft) code name a day: Sandcastle

I was thrilled to see Mary Jo Foley, from ZDNet, blog about Sandcastle at her “Microsoft Codenames” page. I met Mary at TechEd 2006 in Boston when my team was presenting a chalk talk on MSDN Wiki. I remember asking her after our talk to blog on MSDN Wiki.   Mary had the following about…


Sandcastle article on Russian Software Developer Network (RSDN)

Nikita Zeemin is a Sandcastle user from Russia. He published an article on Sandacstle (in Russian) at RSDN. I wish I could read Russian to understand the article but the image in the article is a very good representation of the Sandcastle architecture. Please see Thanks Nikita.   Otchin Karacho! (Super in Russian)!    Anand..