Pulling RSS data into Excel (or: Using Excel to Search Craigslist) – Part 1

This blog post is brought to you by Dan Battagin a Lead Program Manager on the Excel team. OK, so I’m going to talk a bit about a relatively unknown feature in Excel: XML data import. It was introduced in Excel 2003, but we’ve done a pretty good job hiding it since Excel 2007 by putting it on the Developer tab of the Ribbon.

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Pulling RSS data into Excel (or: Using Excel to Search Craigslist) – Part 1

Create databases with MS Access, make then web apps with Zoho

Filed under: Internet , Office , Web services , web 2.0 Online office software makers Zoho have released a new plugin for Microsoft Access that lets you export an Access database to Zoho Creator and essentially turn it into a web application with little to no effort. Zoho Creator is basically a collaborative, web-based database application, while Access is strictly desktop-based. You could just create your web app/database in Zoho Creator, but if you’re either more comfortable with Access this new plugin could save a lot of time

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Create databases with MS Access, make then web apps with Zoho

How to access SharePoint List data with Visual Studio 2010 and WPF

Steve Fox walks you through the process of building a WPF application using Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 to access SharePoint 2007 List data. Using the newest version of Visual Studio, C#, Linq, XML, and SharePoint web services to pull a List from the server…( read more )

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How to access SharePoint List data with Visual Studio 2010 and WPF

Kirk Evans Blog : Consuming SharePoint Lists via AJAX

I’ve done a bit of work with customers interested in consuming SharePoint data without using the SharePoint web services.

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Kirk Evans Blog : Consuming SharePoint Lists via AJAX

Where Worlds Collide – and then there's Sharepoint

Dion Hinchcliffe picked up on the continuing dialogue around the realities of Microsoft Sharepoint deployments last week: talking to OSBC chair Matt Asay …

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Where Worlds Collide – and then there's Sharepoint