System.Blog.Martens.Ben

The Tech Blog of Ben Martens

August, 2006

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About The Tech Blog of Ben Martens

I'm an SDET in the Connected Systems Division. The Calendar Printing Aassistance for Office is the first public product to be released from our group and is available with Office12.

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    Knowledge Network

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    Just before I left my previous job, my group was selected to be part of the Knowledge Network TAP. I only got to see a few demos, but it looks incredible. I did a bit of playing around in college with analyzing my inbox to see who I communicated with...
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    Multi Computer Test Automation

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    We have some tests that need to test various methods of acquiring files from other computers. This led to a challenge of writing C# code to automate the process of creating HTTP and FTP virtual directories in IIS, sharing folders, mapping network drives...
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    NotForNoobs.com

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    The mystery behind NotForNoobs is over. It turns out that it really is a Microsoft marketing campaign and the target of the marketing looks pretty sweet. It's a high end gaming mouse (retailing for $69.95.) http://www.notfornoobs.com/Microsoft-Habu-Gaming...
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    Aero Glass Review

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    It's easy for me to forget that most people haven't seen Vista yet. I've been running beta builds since May and I've been quite happy. Vista isn't as big of a change as 3.1 to Win95 was, but it's bigger than the Win98 to WinXP jump. It will take you a...
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    WPF Proponents

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    "But parts of the Office team do use the Common Language Runtime (i.e., .NET technology). They even use Windows Presentation Foundation! http://bloggingabout.net/blogs/erwyn/archive/2006/08/16/Office-2007-and-the-CLR-get-along-after-all.aspx
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    Upcoming Webcasts

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    Unwrapped for Financial Services Webcast Series III Starting September 6, 2006 and running through September 12, 2006 Now in its third year, the Unwrapped for Financial Services Webcast Series is back! Sessions will be both technical and strategic...
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    Tony Williams on Channel9

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    I started with the Connected Applications Framework group about 3 months ago. Since then I've had the opportunity to work with a number of fantastic employees such as Don Box, Clemens Szyperski, and Tony Williams. Tony is our Platform Architect and was...
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    CPAO

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    The Calendar Printing Assistant for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 is the first external product to come out of my group. There are some nice writeups finally hitting the web: http://blogs.msdn.com/tims/archive/2006/08/15/701836.aspx http://www.microsoft...
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    Tech Blogging

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    Welcome to my new blog....
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