MVP Friday Five: April 6, 2012

We're running the gamut in this week's blog collection, ranging from Microsoft Excel and Windows Phone Development to Windows Azure and Microsoft Project.  Want your blog posts highlighted in future editions of the Friday Five?  Share your favorite blog posts with your Community Program Manager and we'll see about getting them in.  We are always looking for great content to share with our MVPs.

1. Excel: Customizing Your Right Click Menu to List & Run Macros

By Microsoft Excel MVP Tom Urtis | @tomurtis

Tom shows us how to leverage the right click menu to effectively run macros within Excel.

2. Declaring VARCHAR Without Length

By SQL Server MVP  Vadivel Mohanakrishnan | @vmvadivel

Vadivel shares with us how to specificy the length of a string without fail within SQL Server.

3. Timeline View in MS Project 2010

By Microsoft Project MVP Nenad Trajkovski 

Nenad runs through the timeline view feature found in Project 2010.

4. How to put .Net Framework 4.5 Beta & ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta on Windows Azure

By Windows Azure MVP Magnus Martensson | @noopman

Magnus reviews the steps you need to take in order to put .NET Framework 4.5 Beta and ASP.NET MVC 4
on Windows Azure and run it in a Web Role.

5. Visualizzare immagini GIF in un’applicazione Windows Phone

By Windows Phone Developer MVP Matteo Pagani | @qmatteoq

Learn how to use GIF images within the Windows Phone environment.