Updated SharePoint 2010 SDK Now Available for Download

The SharePoint 2010 Software Development Kit (SDK) has been updated! Get it here: Download from the Microsoft Download Center Tips: Installing and Using the SharePoint 2010 SDK Download What’s New in this SDK Update We are excited to announce the latest quarterly update of the SDK for SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010. This free update replaces previous 2010 versions of the SDK and includes the following: New code samples:   Silverlight List Viewer, plus new samples in Business Connectivity Services (BCS), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), and User Profiles and Social Data Updated documentation , including: new and updated How To, reference , and conceptual content Updated IntelliSense XML files for tooltips and auto-complete in Visual Studio Here are two MSDN topics listing new and updated content and code samples in the AUG2010 version of the SDK (14.0.4763.1031): What’s New in the SDK for SharePoint Foundation 2010 What’s New in the SDK for SharePoint Server 2010 A complete listing and description of the 44 code samples currently available in the SDK can be found here on MSDN Code Gallery: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/sp2010sdk .

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Using PowerPivot with Excel 2010

In this blog article, we’ll step through using PowerPivot for Excel 2010 for building a rich application in Excel. Note: following screenshots describe the SQL Server 2008 R2 August Community Technology Preview (CTP) functionality for a feature codenamed Gemini.

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Introducing PowerPivot

Today we have a guest author from the SQL Server Analysis Services team, Ashvini Sharma, to tell us about the PowerPivot (née Gemini) feature that you may have heard about recently. PowerPivot is the recently announced name of technologies this blog previously referred to by its codename, Gemini

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Announcing New Tools for IT Professionals & Developers Transitioning to Windows 7

Today I am pleased to announce some new technologies to help developers and IT professionals make the transition to Windows 7. For developers, we are announcing the public beta for the Platform Update for Windows Vista . The Platform Update for Windows Vista is a set of runtime libraries that makes it easy for developers to target both Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

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Complete Guide to Making Outlook Faster (Than Molasses) [Microsoft Outlook]

If you are stuck using Microsoft Outlook to send those TPS reports at work, you've already experienced just how painfully slow it can get—but with a few quick tips you can make it usable again. Install Service Pack 2 (or later) While you might keep up to date on all of your Windows patches, too many people are running outdated versions of Microsoft Office (not to mention other applications). You'll want to install the very latest service pack—because Service Pack 2 has fixed a ton of performance issues for users with large mailboxes or anybody using IMAP to access their email.

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Commands in Demand remembers obscure Windows tricks so you don’t have to

Filed under: Utilities , Windows , Freeware Commands in Demand is a nifty little Windows app that lets you run about 70 different Windows commands and tweaks. Some of the most basic stuff it’ll let you do is launch a command prompt, run a disk cleanup operation, or kill a non-responsive application. But it also includes a number of hidden gems that you’d normally need to tweak some registry settings to get at, like the ability to change the transparency level of the Windows taskbar or desktop icons

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Update on Windows 7 RTM

I’d like to offer up a little insight into the “Release to Manufacturing” (RTM) for Windows 7. Over the past week, there have been many rumors surrounding RTM. We are close, but have not yet signed off on Windows 7

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Windows 7 RC Training Kit for Developers

The Windows 7 Training Kit for Developers includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos designed to help you learn how to build applications that shine on Windows 7

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Assets, Students, Tasks templates now have videos

Today’s guest writer is Wouter Steenbergen, one of the newest members of the Access Program Management team. Several months ago we updated the contacts template

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Assets, Students, Tasks templates now have videos

Today’s guest writer is Wouter Steenbergen, one of the newest members of the Access Program Management team. Several months ago we updated the contacts template . Because of the overwhelming positive feedback it generated we updated the Assets , Student and Task management Access templates

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