Google Inches Ever-Closer to a Usable Office Alternative

No one who has used both Microsoft Office/ Office 365 and the Google Drive web apps (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) would ever try to claim that Google's solutions are “superior”. But the issue for Microsoft is whether Google Drive is “good enough,” which it ..

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Google Inches Ever-Closer to a Usable Office Alternative

Contoso Learning Companion Ver. 1.0 Sample

The Contoso Learning Companion provides a touch-friendly baseline solution built on top of Office 365 and Windows 8, that developers can use to build out, providing users with an aggregated experience that would otherwise require them to access multiple sites via the browser.

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Contoso Learning Companion Ver. 1.0 Sample

Office Next – Building Office for Windows RT – The Microsoft Office Blog

His post on the Building Windows 8 blog included the following news about Office : “WOA includes desktop versions of the new Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. These new Office applications, codenamed “ Office 15”, have … The Microsoft Office Blog

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My SharePoint 2010 Development Environment Setup

There are a lot of different possibilities like installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7, installing SharePoint, SQL Server and Active Directory on one or different Windows 2008 servers. I use the following setup since almost 6 years and that worked best for me. Virtualization I suggest virtualizing your environment

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My SharePoint 2010 Development Environment Setup

Microsoft unveils the new Office

SAN FRANCISCO — July 16, 2012 — Today, Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office, available at office.com/preview . The next release features an intuitive design that works beautifully with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets.

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Microsoft unveils the new Office

Why small businesses should switch from Exchange to Office 365

At some point I asked the library head, "Why didn't you go with a hosted solution, like Office 365 ?" He'd never heard of it.

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Why small businesses should switch from Exchange to Office 365

Leveraging Windows Azure WCF Services to Connect BCS with SharePoint Online

Introduction You might have read an earlier post of mine where I discussed the new Business Connectivity Services (BCS) functionality in SharePoint Online (SP-O) and walked through how you can leverage jQuery and JavaScript to interact with an external list in SharePoint Online. This blog post assumed that you had created an external list in the first place and provided you with some code snippets to create a view of an external list. Since that time, a great post from Christian Glessner popped up that shows you how you can walk through creating an external list using SQL Azure.

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Leveraging Windows Azure WCF Services to Connect BCS with SharePoint Online

SharePoint 2010 and Windows Phone 7 Training Kit

Provides developers with advanced guidance on how to develop Windows Phone 7 Applications for SharePoint.

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SharePoint and Windows Azure Development Kit

The July 2011 release of the SharePoint and Azure Development Kit is a training course to help developers integrate SharePoint and Windows Azure.

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SharePoint and Windows Azure Development Kit

Windows Azure Architecture Guide – Part 1 – Code Samples

This guide has four accompanying samples, covering all of the scenarios described in the book: a typical on-premises application, the first migration to Windows Azure and subsequent optimizations.

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