Mark Bower

Random thoughts on Collaborative Apps, Social Software and SharePoint in the Enterprise

June, 2005

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    Tesla: Desktop Tagging and Collaboration

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    Korby Parnell writes that videos of the presentations from the 2nd annual Microsoft Social Computing Symposium are online. One that caught my eye is a session from Microsoft Research: "Tesla and Tagging for the desktop". This is a take on the del.icio.us / Flickr social bookmarking and tagging concept brought to the dekstop....
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    Free software for TechEd Europe Attendees

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    Nice little perk for TechEd Europe attendees. Every attendee will recieve a full copy of Virtual Server Enterprise Edition plus a voucher to recieve a free copy of SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition when it ships in November.
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    Adventure Girl is Blogging

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    My team mate here in MCS, Jessica Gruber is finally blogging. Jessica is presenting at TechEd Europe this year. Too bad Jessica, you seem to have drawn the short straw...the 8:30 slot the morning after the attendee party :(...
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    My TechEd Europe Sessions

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    I have the dates for my TechEd sessions now. WCD351 Programming Word XML Solutions Wed 6 Jul 12:00 Microsoft Office Word 2003 enables a powerful integration between Word documents and XML data streams. See how you can liberate the content of a document...
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    Write Outlook addins with VSTO

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    If you were watching the TechEd keynote today you'd have seen BJ Holtgrewe and Steve Ballmer announce that Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005 will also add suport for creating Outlook add-ins!...
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    Office 12 Preview website available

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    The Office 12 Preview website has just gone live. Go see www.microsoft.com/office/preview . Currently it has details from the Office XML file format announcement of last week, plus the ability to register for future updates and access to the Beta version...
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    Office Developer Announcements at TechEd USA

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    Today is day 1 for TechEd Orlando. I hear that their could be some new announcements for Office developers in keynote session this week. Stay tuned...I'll post information here as soon as it is available.
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    New XML File Formats for Office 12

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    As a number of bloggers have already picked up, yesterday we made a significant announcement about Office 12. Word, Excel and PowerPoint will get new default file formats based on XML. The extensions will change from .DOC, .XLS, .PPT to .DOCX, .XLSX,...
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