Building Office Business Applications

How to start building solutions on the 2007 Microsoft Office System

ODC rocked the house!

The Office Developer Conference finished on Wednesday and it was unbelievable! Jay Paulus, Director...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 02/15/2008

These new resources will knock your socks off!

There were several resources announced at the Office Developer Conference on Monday that if you are...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 02/15/2008

ODC…Less than 1 month away!

Well I haven't written in a while because I've been deep in preparation for the Office Developer...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 01/15/2008

Go To Class!

Collection 6071: Developing Solutions with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Visual Studio...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 10/12/2007

One Great Conference!

What's the single best conference to go to where you'll get up to speed on OBAs and Office 2007...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 09/24/2007

SAP integration with MOSS

There is a lot of really powerful integration between SAP and MOSS and the awareness about this is...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 09/24/2007

Authoring with the BDC just got EASIER!

The latest and greatest MOSS SDK release just went LIVE with an exciting new tool: The BDC...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 08/23/2007

Custom User Site Provisioning Solution

The white paper and code sample for Creating a Custom User Site Provisioning Solution with Microsoft...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 08/10/2007

HOLs to the Masses!

I know I'm a little late announcing this, but I still wanted to get this out there. There are some...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 08/07/2007

Need Help?

Over the past few weeks while enjoying the summer weather here in Seattle (finally!), I've been busy...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 07/09/2007

Love IBF?

Do you love the Information Bridge Framework (IBF) but feel at a loss now that it is not supported...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 06/25/2007

So what’s the fuss about the new Open XML file formats?

You've probably been hearing about new Office 2007 file formats and that the fact that they are...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 06/07/2007

Excel on the Server?

Yes! There is such a thing and it's an actual, server-grade, supported product! It's part of...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 04/03/2007

Everyone Loves More Code Samples!

Since I've last blogged, we've released 7 more How-To's on the Office Developer How-To Center giving...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 03/27/2007

Mr. Task Pane, meet Mrs. Ribbon

In my previous posts, I showed you how to create a custom ribbon and how to create a custom Task...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 02/01/2007

Live! The Office How-To Center!

I'm excited to announce that the MSDN Office Developer How-To Center has gone LIVE!...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 01/30/2007

I’ve been tagged!

Earlier last week, Russ Stalters tagged me. Remember when you used to get those e-mails from your...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 01/23/2007

MOSS 2007 Item-Level Auditing Source Code and White Paper Released

Working with Ted Pattison, a SharePoint MVP and owner of the Ted Pattison Group, the Item-Level...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 01/11/2007

Creating Custom Task Panes Using VSTO SE – A Beginner’s Guide

In order to create Office Business Applications (OBAs), you need to understand the basics. There are...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 12/14/2006

Go on…Make the Microsoft Office UI look the way you want it to

As promised, I'm going to show you how to customize the Office 2007 Ribbon. If any of you attended...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 12/02/2006

Developing Compliance Solutions on Office 2007

I know that I mentioned that I'll start stepping you through customizing the ribbon today but I am...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 11/28/2006

OBAs and Pizza

I'm back from TechEd EMEA in Barcelona and I was really glad to see all the excitement out there...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 11/17/2006

That was then, this is NOW

If you haven't looked into the latest version of Office, then you'll be quite surprised. It's a rock...

Author: Joanna_Bichsel Date: 11/05/2006