Monthly Archives: October 2011

Microsoft Releases, Removes, & Re-Releases Touch Mouse Sensor API

When Microsoft released the Touch Mouse Sensor API in August, it was surprising when it was removed a month later. While, I have no idea why it was removed, the Microsoft Research Lab has restored the Microsoft Touch Mouse Sensor … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Hands-On Labs for Developers

Microsoft has released twenty (20) Windows 8 Hands-On Labs for Software Developers: A Tour of Building Metro Style Apps Using C# and Visual Basic Part 1 – In this lab, you will build a Metro style app using C# and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Two New Free Visio 2010 Templates

Rack Server Virtualization Template is based on Microsoft Visio 2010 Add-in for Rack Server Virtualization, which uses various new features of Visio 2010 to display the details of servers, racks and colors present in the data center. U.S. Weather Conditions templates and … Continue reading

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Windows PowerShell Command Builder Website

Microsoft’s Windows PowerShell Command Builder for SharePoint 2010 Products and Office 365 is a Silverlight application designed to help IT professionals and power users learn how to use Windows PowerShell for administrative tasks. The Windows PowerShell Command Builder enables IT … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases Visio SharePoint 2010 Network Topology Add-In

Visio SharePoint 2010 Network Topology Add-In provides a pictorial representation of SharePoint 2010 Farm, its servers and their services. “SharePoint Network Topology Diagram Add-in leverages Visio services to deliver a near real time intuitive rendering of the status of SharePoint farm’s … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Codeplex Releases Excel 2010 OLAP PivotTable Extensions

OLAP PivotTable Extensions is an Excel 2010 add-in which extends the functionality of PivotTables on Analysis Services cubes. The Excel API has certain PivotTable functionality which is not exposed in the UI. OLAP PivotTable Extensions provides an interface for some of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Free Visio 2010 Template: Course Development CFF

Microsoft Visio 2010 Template: Course Development CFF template for course development using Cross-Functional Flowchart (CFF). This template diagram illustrates the course development flow from start to finish. Click Here for All Free Microsoft Office 2010 Software & Resources

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases Windows 8 Explorer for Windows 7

BExplorer (Better Explorer) is a replacement for standard Windows 7 Explorer with the look & feel of the Windows 8 Explorer, with some additional features. Project’s main goals: Adding tab functionality together with use of standard explorer browser control Adding … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s New Website "Your Browser Matters" Test’s Your Browser’s Security

Your Browser Matters: Microsoft’s new website was created to show you how your browser helps keep you secure online. Key Security Features: Dangerous Downloads Does the browser help protect you from websites that are known to distribute socially engineered malware? … Continue reading

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Microsoft “Retires” Windows Gadgets Gallery

I sure hope you downloaded the gadgets you loved … Looking for gadgets? The Windows Live Gallery has been retired. In order to focus support on the much richer set of opportunities available for the newest version of Windows, Microsoft is … Continue reading

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