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  • Blog Post: Flash charts for Office Live business applications

    Charting is one area that we've wanted to see improve in Office Live. Fortunately, since enough of our platform is opened up, developers can take it upon themselves to do some charting work if they need it for their customers. Darren Johnstone has a blog that covers the work he is doing with Office...
  • Blog Post: TalentSpring.com debuts, panacea for those hiring woes?

    I caught up with a former coworker of mine who left Microsoft to do a startup last fall. His company, TalentSpring.com has finally come out of "stealth mode" where their patent applications are filed and they start doing the PR announcements. If you haven't heard of them yet, TalentSpring are another...
  • Blog Post: Learn how to develop solutions for Office Live

    Our platform team has a couple training sessions coming up in the next few weeks that some of you may be interested in participating in. Don Campbell posted more information on his blog , but the short version is that we have 2 sessions, one in Boston June 5th and the other in Silicon Valley on June...
  • Blog Post: Office Live Business Contact Manager + Zillow.com mashup sample

    A pretty cool mashup courtesy of our devs Katy and Albert (who you may be familiar with from his screencast videos ). There is a complete writeup coming soon on the Office Live team blog , but since the sample is already posted, I wanted to get the word out to my blog subscribers also. UPDATE: Here's...
  • Blog Post: New Web Services for Office Live?

    We've heard before that there are some gaps in the web services that are offered as part of Office Live. For the most part, we allow you to use many of the web services from Windows SharePoint Services v3 on which our business applications & workspaces are built. However, we had to block some of...
  • Blog Post: Office Live Time Card Code Sample

    Hey folks, it's been awhile since I've posted. We're busily working on some new features for the Office Live application platform for our next release. I'm writing specs, doing screenshots, use case diagrams, etc. etc. etc. Hopefully we'll get some of these features out to you soon, some will be later...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Earth Map + Office Live Contacts mashup

    Just as we were preparing to write a blog post on our team blog about a new code sample, we got scooped by microsoft-watch.com ! Joe Wilcox must have been keeping an eye on the download center and noticed the new Office Live Contact Map sample is now available. The sample mashes up the address information...
  • Blog Post: Screencast video of Data Sharing in Office Live

    In the latest version of Office Live we introduced a new feature called Data Sharing. Essentially this acts as a pipeline between your public web site and web pages and your private site Business Applications on Office Live. You can use Data Sharing to either pipe data into a Bizapp list from a form...
  • Blog Post: Caching and crunching your JS Files on Office Live

    Performance of a web application or page is still a huge pain point for internet users even in the day of pervasive broadband connectivity. Some information came across my desk that says increases as small as a tenth or a half a second in page load time is enough to deter customers from purchasing on...
  • Blog Post: Office Live vNext

    It feels like the build-up to a big holiday around here. Everyone is frantically preparing the final touches on the new version of Office Live, due out very soon. If you already have an Office Live 1.0 Beta subscription, you've probably received a notice that you will be migrated to the new version....
  • Blog Post: Windows Live Gadgets SDK goodness

    Keeping with the SDK theme I seem to be on in the last few weeks, this one just came across my desk. Windows Live Gadgets SDK has been released. Here's a link to their blog post announcing it, right here on MSDN! This stuff is cool. There is the cross-compatability between the Windows Vista Sidebar...
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