MOSS 2007 / WSS 3.0

[Via Angus and Mikael Söderström] I was just watching some videos from the PDC at WinSuperSite. I really wish I was there. If you weren’t there, check this videos out. They are amazing. Convention Center Walkthrough Bill Gates and Napolean Dynamite (Part 1) Bill Gates and Napolean Dynamite (Part 2) Bill Gates and Napolean Dynamite […]

Lawrence Liu has attended the Office “12” Curriculum Design Summit which I was also invited to but couldn’t attend. Here are here impressions one the new product:    I spent the past day and a half participating in an Office “12” Curriculum Design Summit, during which about 20 of our “Insiders” (Technology Specialists and Consultants) from […]

As Mark pointed out, all PDC slide decks are now online. Especiall interesting for all MCMS customers would be the following slide deck from Microsoft Lead Program Manager for Content Management Server Ryan Stocker: OFF313 Web Content Management Application Development and Engine Extensibility     OFF313_Stocker.ppt And here is a link to another related sessions: OFF308 […]

Ok, finally some official information next version of MCMS has been officially anounced and presented at PDC. Here is a short summary of everything that has been anounced so far: Next version of MCMS will be build on top of WSS in Office 12 ASP.NET 2.0 features like Masterpages will be leveraged Plugable Membership and Role providers allow […]

At the PDC this morning Microsoft demonstrated Office 12 in public for the first time. The news you’ll hear is “they changed the user interface.” So, we wanted to talk with the team who came up with this new UI and we wanted to ask them “are you nuts?” After all, changing how Office works […]

[Via Mike Fitzmaurice] RSS.  Everything about sites, lists, libraries, etc., can be syndicated via RSS automatically.  Blogs and Wikis.  Templates and features in the box. Content Types.  These aren’t just like SPS 2001’s document profiles.  They define sets of metadata, but they also contain view information.  And associated workflows.  And events bound to them (synchronous […]

[Via Arpan] There were several large announcements made at PDC that are very relevant to SharePoint and CMS customers. I’m personally super excited about this and to be part of this. Microsoft revealed Office “12” – client and servers and talked about our investment in ECM. This is great news for CMS and SharePoint customers […]

[Via Angus] Angus is currently at the PDC and he is blogging about all anouncements made on the future of SharePoint and MCMS. Here is a summary of all anouncements made yesterday: WSS SP2 will be shipping by end of the month. It will support ASP.NET 2.0 web parts (be aware that SPS will not […]

[Via Mark Harrison] Thousands of software developers at the sold-out Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2005 today got a preview of a new, redesigned user interface (UI) that will debut in several core applications of the next version of Microsoft Office, code-named Office 12. Press release. Office 12 Word screenshot … High-res version Office 12 Excel […]