The Channel 9 Team
Visual Studio Tools for Office: Outlook integration!
Avg Rating: 4(2)Great news: Now you'll be able to use VSTO to build managed Office add-ins for Outlook! Most cool. In this video, Catherine Heller, Developer Tools Technical Evangelist chats with Andrew Whitechapel, an Office program manager who's helped make this great VSTO Outlook add-in platform possible....
Windows, NT Object Manager
Avg Rating: 4(2)Almost everything you do on your PC requires the assistance of NT's Object Manager. The Object Manager is a shared resource; a subsystem upon which all other executive kernel subsystems rely on to get their jobs done. That said, among NT's kernel components, the OM receives the least amount of attention....
Imagine Cup competition
Avg Rating: 3(1)The USA finals of the Imagine Cup were hosted on Microsoft's main campus a couple of weeks ago. Dozens of teams competing to win and go onto the finals in Yokohama, Japan.
Here we dropped by to meet some of the incredible competitors. Congrats to the winners, more info on the Imagine Cup is hosted...
Brian Jones - New Office file formats announced
Avg Rating: 3(1)Jean Paoli was bouncing around the offices here in building 18 today. Who's he? One of the co-creators of XML. Why was he happy?
Because Office just announced their new file formats all built in XML.
"We just turned on 400 million new people to XML," he told us.
Jesse Kaplan -- Will your .NET 1.1 apps work on 2.0 or vice versa?
Avg Rating: 3(1).NET compatibility is a big issue. Will your 2.0 apps work on 1.1 runtimes? Or, will your 1.1 apps work on the new 2.0 runtimes? What about apps hosted inside Outlook?
Jesse Kaplan, program manager on the .NET CLR team, covers all these application compatibility issues and more. At about 32:00...
Robert Brown -- New Speech API beta revealed
Avg Rating: 4(2)The new Speech API is included in the latest Avalon bits that were just released last week. Robert Brown, here in this video, talks about the latest in speech and gives us a demo, and on his blog gives us a bunch of the relevant details, including how you can download the latest bits and try this stuff...
Visual Basic Refactoring Tool demoed
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Amanda Silver - Talking about Mort
Avg Rating: 3(1)Here we have a little surprise, we were walking around with Mick Stanic, founder of the G'day World podcast (a fun geek-oriented podcast done from Australia), and ran into Amanda Silver, program manager on the Visual Basic team.
We were setup to talk to Amanda about TechED, but that's all sold...
Sean Daniel - Small Business Server
Avg Rating: 3(1)You might have heard about the Small Business Server. Well, we did (the sales people here tell us it's a hot seller) so we wanted to find out what it is and meet Sean Daniel, program manager on the team. Sean gives us a nice short demo.
We also mention SBS MVP Susan Bradley, who covers SBS issues...