Finding code in the MSDN Library

At Tech Ed, one of the things we heard over and over is “More code!”  This is not a new comment. We hear it a lot and believe me we are trying to get the code you want (simpler, more complex, full downloadable sample) where you want it. But there are a few tricks to…


Greetings from TechEd 2010

This week I’m hanging out at TechEd 2010 to find out more about what customers are interested in learning about in our documentation. I’ll be attending sessions and attempting to get people to tell me all about their experience with the MSDN Library. If you are at TechEd, you can find me (or my friend Cheryl)…


Keep Offline Help Up-to-Date in Visual Studio 2010

One of my favorite features offered by the new help system in Visual Studio 2010 is the ability to easily update offline content with the latest documentation from MSDN. If you use offline documentation in Visual Studio, one of the first things you should do after installation is to check for the latest updates to…

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.NET Framework 4 Beta 2 documentation now available

Docs for .NET Framework 4 Beta 2, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), and Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 are now available at MSDN. You can get information on installing the beta here. Here are some of the latest updates to the WPF documentation that you might want to check out. What’s New in WPF Version 4 DataGrid…


Code sample for the WPF DataGrid.CellStyle topic

At the deadline for Visual Studio 10 Beta 1 content complete, I was madly trying to check in art and code for the DataGrid APIs.  I thought I got it all in but failed to click submit to actually finish uploading the code for CellStyle.  So if you are interested, here is a little sample…


Too many pages with the same name

Do you ever end up on an MSDN page only to realize you are looking at the wrong version of the Framework or even worse Silverlight when you need WPF 3.5?  Well, things have gotten a little overwhelming since we now have 4 versions of the Framework and the Silverlight docs online.  Cheryl on the…