Earlier this week the Office team released a video that showed some of the new features of PowerPoint 2010, part of the Office 2010
suite. The latest version is hardware-accelerated with new transitions and animations. All of this means that you can better use PowerPoint to not just…
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Suneetha Dhulipalla has been at Microsoft for 10 years, and is currently a test lead in the Global Experience Platform (GXP) group under the Office Shared Services (OSS) division. She and her team are responsible for developing engineering infrastructure
and process that will help ship a…
VP of program management for the Windows experience team, Julie Larson-Green, has been at Microsoft for over 14 years. What’s different for her in the course of her MS career? She says it’s more about what’s stayed the same over time that is more interesting.
Hear from this former developer (she…
The Touchless SDK
enables developers to create multi-touch based applications using a webcam for input. "Touch without touching." In this interview, Touchless SDK creator Mike Wasserman and Visual Basic Spec Lead Lucian Wischik explain the project and show off a
game they developed…
These Microsofties just won't stop talking- and it's about really great stuff this week. Here's a glimpse of some of the stories we captured:
April Fools @ Microsoft
....lots and lots of it
Silverlight & MySpace...BFF's
Don't hate on the Microsoft name
Oh, and yes I know…
Our first episode of The Water Cooler Demo show, the show focused on all things Office related. In this episode,
demonstrates how to create a SharePoint state machine workflow using Visual Studio 2008 that accomodates escalations and timeouts.
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In this screencast, Office program manager
Brian Jones shows how to use a custom schema to import data from Excel 2007 into a Word 2007 document.
Microsoft has adopted the Office Open XML file format, as the new default file format for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
2007 to reduce…