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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    Why Did I" Series": How QuarkPromote.com Transitioned to the Cloud

    This podcast helps to learn how QuarkPromote.com, a marketing solution for small businesses, transitioned to the Cloud. The speakers, describe how Quark Promote was created on the Windows Azure platform using a software-plus-services approach and Microsoft development software. Quark uses a range of Microsoft products, technologies, and services to create...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Add a Dialog Page to Configure a VSPackage?

    Add Dialog Pages into the Microsoft Visual Studio Tools Options window to allow users to configure settings on the Visual Studio Integration Package. In this podcast speaker tells how with a simple dialogs page, as well as how to read back out the options that have been configured from within...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Learn Tips and Tricks for Debugging in Visual Studio?

    In a debugging session, it is possible to view and explore the values of elements. It is also possible to modify those values in an effort to determine how a new value affects the outcome. In this podcast, speaker tells how to use watch and immediate windows to test various...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Create a Basic Language Service Using the Managed Babel System?

    This podcast tells how to create a basic language service by using the Managed Babel System infrastructure provided in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Software Development Kit (SDK). Incorporate the syntax for the language using the Managed Package Lex Scanner Generator (MPLex) and Managed Package Parser Generator (MPPG) tools and...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Add Tool Windows to the Visual Studio IDE?

    This podcast speaks about how to: Create a tool window and integrate it into the IDE by using the package wizard. Create a multi-instance tool window. Create a tool window and integrate it into the IDE without using the package wizard.

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Create a Breakpoint Using Hit Count?

    There are many ways to create breakpoints. By default, a breakpoint is triggered each time a line of code is reached. In this podcast, the speaker tells how to use advanced breakpoints to only trigger when certain hit count conditions are met.

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Customize the Visual Studio 2010 Start Page?

    This podcast talks about how to customize the default start page of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. This podcast explains the following: Where to find the Microsoft Visual C# project for the Start Page used by Visual Studio How to add a tab to the start page that displays an RSS...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    TechNet Simulcast Event: SharePoint 2010: Upgrading Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010

    New capabilities introduced in SharePoint 2010 offer flexibility and predictability of upgrading the existing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS) environment. In this podcast, the speaker review the overall approach to learn, prepare, test, implement, and validate a SharePoint upgrade, followed by examining the methods available for upgrading MOSS to...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    TechNet Simulcast Event: SharePoint 2010: SharePoint 2010 for IT Pros

    SharePoint 2010 signifies a major investment of Microsoft in extending and enhancing SharePoint environment into an integrated enterprise productivity platform. This podcast highlights new and enhanced features and capabilities delivered by SharePoint 2010. The speakers will explain a number of SharePoint system administration and user operation routines while walking through...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Retarget a Word 2007 Add-In From .NET Framework 3.5 to .NET Framework 4 That Uses Smart Tags?

    Given a Microsoft Word 2007 add-in including one or more smart tags targeting the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, one may want to change the add-in to target .NET Framework 4, so one can take advantage of new framework features. Changing the target version of the framework for a Word add-in...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Retarget an Outlook Add-In From .NET Framework 3.5 to .NET Framework 4?

    Given a Microsoft Outlook add-in targeting the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, one may wants to change it to target .NET Framework 4, so one can take advantage of new framework features. Changing the target version of the .NET Framework for an Outlook add-in from .NET Framework 3.5 to .NET Framework...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Special Opportunity With T-Mobile: Co-Host a Windows Phone 7 Event

    This webcast will cover a demo of Windows Phone 7; how promoting the competencies in on-premise or cloud-based versions of Microsoft Office, Exchange and SharePoint can better positions one to drive additional revenue; and why co-hosting an event with T-Mobile is an effective way to create sales new opportunities.

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    The Ultimate Testing Webcast Series: Lab Management & Test Lab Virtualization

    In this webcast the speakers demonstrate the test lab virtualization capabilities when using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server. Visual Studio 2010 introduces a new set of tools and capabilities that enable testers to easily create virtual test environments. the attendee of this webcast will learn how to...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    The Ultimate Testing Webcast Series: Load & Performance Testing

    In this webcast the presenters demonstrate the load and performance testing capabilities when using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server. Visual Studio 2010 introduces a new set of tools and capabilities that enable testers to easily create and perform load and performance testing. The attendee of this webcast...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    TechNet Webcast: Best Practices for Deploying Siemens Teamcenter Applications on SQL Server (Level 200)

    The presenters of this webcast share the best practices for deploying Siemens Teamcenter applications on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 data management software. They talk in detail about performance, high availability, and scaling Teamcenter applications on the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system and SQL Server 2008, using practical customer deployments...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    The Ultimate Testing Webcast Series: Manual and Automated Testing

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how one can create recordings of actions those performed for a manual test case. one can play back this action recording to fast forward to a particular step in a manual test to verify a bug has been fixed, or one can use...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    TechNet Webcast: Creating Visio 2010 Organizational Diagrams (Level 200)

    In this webcast, the presenters provide key tips and best practice techniques for creating, maintaining, and publishing organizational charting diagrams in Microsoft Visio 2010. The attendee will learn how to: Work with external data sources and create numerous report types (both visual and tabular). Optimize the time required to create...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Moving to the Database as Cloud Service

    Virtualization and cloud computing are the two highest-impact technologies enabling IT to deliver services to their business on-demand. Databases represent a vital core infrastructure powering the enterprise applications and decision support systems. Is one prepared to delivering database as a service? The presenters will discuss server consolidation; shared services and...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    Digital Marketing With FAST, SharePoint 2010, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM

    In this podcast, the speaker discusses a practical solution for surfacing large amounts of structured data from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (beta) using Microsoft FAST Search Server for Internet Sites and Microsoft Silverlight. A key feature of this solution approach includes the ability to render Microsoft Dynamics CRM data for...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    Windows Azure Boot Camp: Windows Azure and Web Roles

    In this podcast, speakers look at Web Roles, one of the key components available in Windows Azure. They also cover what Web Roles are, describe how one can use Web Roles to accomplish various tasks, and explain how Web Roles are configured. They also talk about the local fabric and...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    MSDN Radio: Evangelism at Microsoft With Mark Hindsbo

    In this podcast the speaker talks about how Microsoft is nurturing the developer ecosystem. He will also talk about his plans for helping developers build great software with Microsoft Silverlight, Windows Phone, Internet Explorer 9 and HTML5, and Windows Azure.

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  • Podcasts // Feb 2011

    SharePoint Ecosystem: Integrating SharePoint With Office 2010

    Microsoft SharePoint 2010 provides a rich platform for integrating Microsoft Office 2010 solutions of all types. The attendees of this podcast will learn how to integrate Office 2010 and SharePoint in different ways, from no-code solutions using SharePoint Designer to rich client add-ins that access SharePoint data via the Client...

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  • Podcasts // Feb 2011

    SharePoint 2010 FireStarter (Part 7 of 7): Integrating SharePoint With Silverlight

    Now, more than ever, it's easy to develop rich Microsoft SharePoint applications using Microsoft Silverlight. The attendee of this podcast learn how to get started as the presenters of this podcast walk through the process of building an end-to-end Silverlight application that is hosted in SharePoint and leverages the SharePoint...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Get Started With Coded UI Tests?

    In this podcast, speaker talks about how to create Coded UI tests within Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2010. Visual Studio Team System 2010 introduces a new test type - Coded UI Test, which enables to create automated UI tests which can then be added to a regression test suite....

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Quick Lap Around the Visual Studio 2010 IDE New Features

    This podcast talks about several of the new IDE enhancements provided by Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, including Intellisense Completion Mode, Highlight References, Quick Search (and Navigate To), Generate From Usage, Zoom Box Selection, Call Hierarchy, Search Breakpoints, Thread Windows grouping and searching, and Multi-monitor support.

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Generate and Interact With UML Sequence Diagrams?

    In this podcast, the author talks about how to generate and interact with UML Sequence Diagrams within Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. A sequence diagram visualizes interaction of objects and the lifetime of involved objects, therefore showing which objects communicate with other objects and what messages are triggered as part of...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Get Started With Database Unit Test?

    In this podcast, the speaker will tell how to create a database unit test that verifies the behavior of a stored procedure within Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. Database unit tests are created, to help identify code defects, that might cause incorrect application behavior. One can run database unit tests and...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Use Code Snippets in the Visual Studio IDE?

    Code Snippets allows automatically inserting short fragments of code into the program. Based on Code Templates that one can create and edit oneself, Code Snippets are easily cusomizable. This podcast talks about how Code Snippets work, how to edit existing Code Snippets and how to create the own Code Snippets....

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Enhance Performance in the Visual Studio 2010 IDE When Editing VB Code?

    This podcast talks about Enhance Performance in the Visual Studio 2010 IDE when Editing VB Code. The Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 IDE responds much more quickly when errors crop up in the editor. In this podcast, Microsoft Visual Studio speaker talks about a 12 fold increase in performance.

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Use Generate From Usage in Visual Studio 2010?

    This podcast talks about Using Highlight References in the Visual Studio 2010 IDE. Microsoft Visual Studio allows one to use a feature called Highlight References that allows one to visually see and navigate between the references to a symbol in the file. This feature requires Visual Studio 2010 or higher.

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    How Do I: Use Highlight References in the Visual Studio 2010 IDE?

    This podcast talks about Using Highlight References in the Visual Studio 2010 IDE. Microsoft Visual Studio allows one to use a feature called Highlight References that allows one to visually see and navigate between the references to a symbol in the file. This feature requires Visual Studio 2010 or higher.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    MS Windows NT Kernel-Mode User and GDI

    Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0 include a change in the implementation of Win32 graphics-related application programming interfaces. These changes are transparent to applications and users, yet result in a variety of improvements to graphics performance and memory requirements, as well as simplifying the design of...

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  • Podcasts // May 2010

    eCopy PaperWorks Software and SharePoint

    This podcast speaks about how the 5thNK eCopy Paperworks solution makes it possible for to: Scan, preview, and send paper-based content directly to Microsoft SharePoint Online. Distribute scanned documents directly to a location. Uphold the authentication and access rights settings of the SharePoint environment. Support Microsoft SharePoint content types, metadata,...

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    Application Virtualization (App-V) Enterprise Return on Investment

    Quantifying the business value of IT investment is vital in today's tough economic climate. Every investment is expected to show strong and tangible financial return. To help organizations assess the economic impact (Business Value) of deploying Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), analysts conducted an in-depth study of five enterprise companies worldwide....

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  • Podcasts // May 2010

    Connecting the Deskless Worker for the Manufacturing Industry

    Microsoft strives to help manufacturing companies by providing their entire workforces with the right communication and collaboration solutions to fit their needs. This podcast discuss the challenges faced in the manufacturing industry today and how the Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) can help address these issues while maintaining compliance,...

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  • Podcasts // May 2010

    Connecting the Deskless Worker for the Retail and Hospitality Industries

    Microsoft strives to help retail and hospitality companies by providing their entire workforces with the right communication and collaboration solutions to fit their needs. This podcast discuss the challenges faced in retail and hospitality and how the Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) can help address these issues, while maintaining...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    What Can SharePoint Do for You? Improve Productivity, Efficiency, Agility

    Microsoft SharePoint can help the company quickly respond to changing business needs. For IT managers, SharePoint 2010 helps to cut training and maintenance costs, save time and effort, and focus on higher business priorities. This podcast helps to learn about best practices for implementing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and what one...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter (Part 6 of 6): Creating Effective Websites With ASP.NET

    This podcast is the 6th part of ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter series which talks about creating effective websites with ASP.NET. This final podcast dives into additional options and techniques that apply to both Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC applications. From scripting with jQuery and AJAX, design with CSS, markup and...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter (Part 5 of 6): Evaluating Your Web Options

    This podcast is the 5th part of ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter series which talks about evaluating the web options. This podcast helps to get up to speed with Microsoft ASP.NET web development, going from zero to sixty in one day. Whether one is just starting out or are already on...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter (Part 4 of 6): Introducing WebMatrix

    This podcast is the 4th part of ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter series which talks about Introducing WebMatrix. This podcast helps to get up to speed with Microsoft ASP.NET web development, going from zero to sixty in one day. Whether one is just starting out or are already on the web...

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