Link dump: User Experience, Web Platform, Office System and more
Here are some interesting links that I found while catching up on blogs:
- Your Britain in pictures: BBC + Microsoft Live Labs Photosynth: The BBC is collaborating with Microsoft Live Labs Photosynth to create three- dimensional representations of some of the most dramatic buildings in Britain by combining hundreds of different photographs. Sit back and enjoy a virtual tour of some of Britain's most striking buildings.
- Bart has a list of Microsoft Virtual Earth updates for Belgium
- Rebuilding Microsoft Outlook with WPF: This Hands-On Lab will take you to the next level of Windows user interface development. Through the power of WPF (.NET 3.0, Blend and Visual Studio 2005) you will be able to build a replica of the Outlook 2007 UI in a couple of hours.
- 2x Brad Abrams: a) Introducing Acropolis on .NET Rocks! #248 and b) Brad on Silverlight in Tom's PodLeaders podcast
- Lynda.com are now offering free Expression training which can be downloaded without a login [Via Ed Dunhill]:
- A sample for Controlling Page Flow with Workflow Foundation from Matthew Winkler.
- New ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit Release [via ScottGu]
- Maarten has a compilation of OpenXML News. Also, a good read to stay up to date with the latest developments in the OpenXML space.
- Productivity from Microsoft at Work:
- Audiocast: Top 10 tips for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Be more productive when working on spreadsheets by using tips in this 60-minute podcast.
- Audiocast: Top 10 tips for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 - Create better presentations by using tips in this 60-minute podcast.
- Audiocast: Top 10 tips for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 - Get tips on how to better manage your e-mail in this 60-minute podcast.
- Microsoft SDK for Open XML Formats: strongly typed part classes for use with Open XML documents
- Windows Home Server goes RC - Sign up via Microsoft Connect
- Windows Server 2008: some general information & webcasts and a set of links for developers & it pro's
- .NET StockTrader Sample Application: An End-to-End Sample Application Illustrating Windows Communication Foundation and .NET Enterprise Technologies