Erika Ehrli - Adventures with Office Products & Technologies

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SharePoint Server 2010 Business Intelligence Training live on TechNet!

We’ve released a few popular training sets on MSDN and TechNet including: Get Started Developing on...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 09/02/2011

Office 2010 – 101 Code Samples (VBA) released! + Coming soon, SharePoint 2010 – 101 Code Samples: Request for code sample ideas

A few years ago I learned quite a few tricks when I downloaded the C# and VB.NET 101 Code Sample...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 08/29/2011

Another opportunity to blog & next generation of Office developer and ITPro content

I’ve been gone for a while and I missed blogging so much! I had a baby last February and I...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 08/19/2011

New SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Search Developer Training on MSDN!

After a few months of hiding in my office working on some cool new projects, I come out of my shell...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 10/15/2010

We are hiring!

I get to write my first post on the new MSDN blog platform about a new open position in my group. My...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 06/04/2010

MSDN: Getting Started with SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Advanced Developer Training

I spent the last couple months working with a couple different SharePoint teams putting together...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 05/14/2010

Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Launch: A Summary of Technical Content that Matters to Developers

Oh my! The day is finally here! We have been working for months on producing and releasing technical...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 05/12/2010

Office 2010 How-Do I Videos for Developers

I uploaded a cool Word 2010 video to our Facebook group and people seemed to like it. Roganov Ivan...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 03/25/2010

Open XML SDK 2.0 RTM is live! Find Articles, Videos, Code Samples, and Resources on MSDN

I’ve been incredibly passionate about Open XML since it’s early beginnings. I remember back in the...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 03/15/2010

SharePoint Conference 2009 Developer Videos and Slide Decks on MSDN

Some developers asked if we could publish some SPC videos and slide decks after the conference on...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 03/10/2010

MSDN Office and SharePoint Developer Centers are wearing a new skin!

Someone recently asked me (in Twitter) if I was keeping some nice stories in draft and waiting for...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 03/02/2010

MSDN Office and SharePoint in Facebook and Twitter

Our social media community is growing and we want to provide better support and more features to our...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 02/24/2010

Office and SharePoint 2010 Developer: RSS Feeds

The following RSS feeds are now live with headlines from July 1, 2009 to February 19, 2010. The...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 02/24/2010

Extending the Outlook Social Connector

I am one of those persons who has 25 apps running at the same time. I always have multiple instances...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 02/18/2010

New: Office Developer Atlas

The Office Product Marketing group has released a new Silverlight-based training set to introduce...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 02/16/2010

Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Blogs of Notice

Blogs are super fun! Many product teams for Office and SharePoint are blogging about new features...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 02/10/2010

What’s New for Developers in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010?

The upcoming release of Office and SharePoint offers a wealth of interesting new scenarios and...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 02/08/2010

Getting Started with Office 2010 Development

It’s been an exciting week with all the recent announcements at PDC. Today, at PDC we announced the...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 11/18/2009

Getting Started with SharePoint 2010 for Developers + New Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 (Beta) Developer Centers

It’s always hard to stay away from blogging when there’s so many new things to share and talk about....

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 10/19/2009

MSDN Redesign: Office, SharePoint, and VSTO sites are live!

I know it’s late at night, but I couldn’t resist. The MSDN Office, SharePoint, and VSTO Developer...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 10/16/2009

Getting Ready for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 + MSDN Redesign + New MSDN Open XML Developer Portal

It’s been a while since I had an opportunity to blog. When I am quiet it usually means I am up to...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 10/01/2009

Open XML SDK 2.0 August CTP, Videos, and 50+ Open XML Code Samples

Zeyad Rajabi announced this week the availability of the new Open XML SDK 2.0 August CTP. As...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 08/28/2009

Are you an Office Developer? Identify yourself as a member of the “Office Developer Guild”

This will be interesting for all of you who are into Office development: As Office developers, we...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 07/31/2009

Get Started Resources for Fluent UI Extensibility + Download the New Office Developer Resources Ribbon Tab

I remember all the buzz generated when we announced the new Fluent UI (Ribbon) for Office 2007...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 07/22/2009

What’s New in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 (Technical Preview post)

I was out of town and had to miss the excitement of blogging about the launch of the Office...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 07/14/2009

How to Upload Files to SharePoint Server 2007 from ASP.NET Web Applications

Some time ago I blogged about How to: Uploading a File to a SharePoint Library Site from a Local...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 06/30/2009

MSDN Office Developer Center – Pre Office/SharePoint 2010 Update

MSDN Developer Centers pull together content and resources around specific products and...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 06/25/2009

Here’s a few toys and great reads that have kept me entertained for the last couple weeks: IIS SEO...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 06/08/2009

Office 2010 for Developers: Conference moving to SharePoint Conference 2009

Last year I had the opportunity to attend the Office Developer Conference 2008 in San Jose, CA. I...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 06/02/2009

The Windows SharePoint Services Developer Center has a new face and great community features and MVP...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 05/15/2009

Open XML Format SDK 2.0: Getting Started Best Practices

The Open XML Format allows you to generate, manipulate, or pull data from Word 2007, Excel 2007, and...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 05/14/2009

Office 2007 Service Pack 2 Download and Improvements for Developers

The Office 2007 SP2 is available now for download:...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 04/29/2009

Office “14” – Microsoft Office 2010 Products and Technologies: Names & Availability

Today as part of the Exchange 14 annoucement we officially announced the name and availability of...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 04/15/2009

Office Palooza: Join the contest to test & sharpen your VBA programming skills!

MSDN® is sponsoring a coding contest for Office 2007, named OfficePalooza! This sweepstakes will run...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 04/15/2009

Announcing the MSDN Office Developer Bookstore

We have some great news for Office and SharePoint developers. We launched this morning a new section...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 04/09/2009

Open XML SDK 2.0 April CTP Live & Silverlight DeepZoom Class Architecture Diagrams

For all of those fans of Open XML and followers of updates done to the Open XML Format SDK 2.0, one...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 04/09/2009

MSDN Office Developer Center on Twitter: Office and SharePoint News for Developers

I’ve been experimenting with Twitter for the last couple of months and I am quite addicted to it...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 03/18/2009

Office 2007 and SharePoint Technical Content in your own Language

A long time ago I blogged about Office developer resources in your own language. Ever since, we have...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 03/06/2009

It's cold and raining here in Redmond. Perfect weather for writing a blog entry. Workflow...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 02/06/2009

How to Export Data to Excel from an ASP.NET Application + Avoid the File Format Differ Prompt

This is a common task for ASP.NET developers. You have a Web application where you expose data from...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 01/30/2009

I came across some interesting blog posts this week and here's a few links that I'd like to share...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 01/23/2009

Top Office 2007 & SharePoint Articles, Downloads, Visual How-tos, and Portal Pages

I've spent the last few days pulling 2008 metrics for Office & SharePoint developer content....

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 01/20/2009

Great News for Open XML Developers: ECMA-376 Implementation Notes for Office 2007 SP2 are here!

We've published today a new set of Open XML implementation notes. The ECMA-376 Implementation Notes...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 01/16/2009

Here is a list on links that I want to share with you. LINQ for Office Developers Some Office...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 01/09/2009

Suggest a Topic/Code Sample for Future Office Visual How-tos

While reviewing traffic to some of our MSDN content, I noticed that the Office Visual How-tos we've...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 01/08/2009

I’m back!

Sofia came five months ago and I can honestly say that so far she has been the best part of my life....

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 01/05/2009

Presents for Outlook Developers...

New Reference Documentation The big news is an offering for COM developers: the long-awaited Outlook...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 12/03/2008

What's New in Office for October?

Time's been passing. Meanwhile, we have a slug (bucketful? melange) of interesting new content out...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 10/16/2008

Getting Back in the Publishing Groove

It's great to get back into the publishing groove. Most of us over here, in "Office and SharePoint...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 08/28/2008

The Mysteries of Search Crawlers and Finding Stuff on the Intranet

As the managing editor for the Office Developer Center, I spend a lot of time trying to determine...

Author: Erika Ehrli Cabral Date: 07/31/2008

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