Friday, November 30, 2007
SQL Server 2005 Books Online (September 2007) Download an updated version of the documentation and tutorials for Microsoft SQL Server 2005. See the "Additional Information" section for an update on SQL Server Express Books Online.
Virtual Lab: What's New in SQL Server 2008 for Database Administrators
What's New in SQL Server 2008 for Database Administrators Sponsored by Microsoft. In this lab, you will be introduced to some of the new features for database administrators in SQL Server 2008, including how to work with the new date data type, implement a Declarative Management Framework (DMF) policy, and more.
Thursday, November 29, 2007
SQL Server Compact 3.5 is a small footprint, in-process database engine that allows developers to build robust applications for Windows Desktops and Mobile Devices. SQL Server Compact 3.5 Server Tools installs DLL's on the IIS server enabling replication of data with SQL Server 2005.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
NEW: Office Live Add-in for Microsoft Office
Open and save documents directly from Microsoft Office Word, Office Excel, and Office PowerPoint to Microsoft Office Live Workspace Beta.The Office Live Add-In will install new menu options allowing you to open and save documents directly from Microsoft Office Word, Office Excel, and Office PowerPoint to Microsoft Office Live Workspace Beta.
The Office Live Add-in will install new menu options in Microsoft Office 2007 and a toolbar in Microsoft Office XP and Microsoft Office 2003. You will be able to open documents located in Office Live Workspace directly from Microsoft Office Word, Office Excel, and Office PowerPoint. You will also be able to save files directly from Microsoft Office Word, Office Excel, and Office PowerPoint to your Microsoft Office Live Workspace.
You can pre-register for Microsoft Office Live Workspace at http://workspace.officelive.com.
Monday, November 26, 2007
SQL Server Compact 3.5 is a small footprint in-process database engine for Windows Desktops and Mobile Devices.
SQL Server Compact 3.5 and Synchronization Services for ADO.Net v1.0 for Windows Desktop This download contains the files for SQL Server Compact 3.5 and Synchronization Services for ADO.Net v1.0 for Windows Desktop platform.
SQL Server Compact 3.5 Books Online and Samples This download contains the Books Online and Samples for SQL Server Compact 3.5.
SQL Server Compact 3.5 for Windows Mobile This download contains the CAB files and DLL’s that are used to install SQL Server Compact 3.5 on the Windows Mobile Devices platform.
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
This free download (1.9mb) installs the Visual Studio Tools for the Office system 3.0 Runtime, which is required to run VSTO solutions for the 2007 Microsoft Office system built using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Download the SQL Server 2008 July CTP
Now Available: SQL Server Compact 3.5 Beta SQL Server Compact 3.5 Beta 2 introduces a host of new features, including LINQ to SQL support, Microsoft Synchronization Services for ADO.NET, plus enhanced support for T-SQL statements
SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP CTP
FIX: SQL Server 2005 may send error information for the same problem many times when a fatal error occurs
FIX: Some events are not logged correctly when you enable SQL Server event forwarding on a SQL Server Agent of SQL Server 2000 to forward events to SQL Server 2005
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Microsoft is scheduled to release a software tool to better tweak the security settings of Office 2007. The application offers detailed documentation of the security settings in Office 2007, as well as a free Group Publish PostPolicy Object Accelerator that allows administrators to change and set security policies across users through Active Directory. Full story
Sunday, November 11, 2007
Download the just released free BETA 2 of my Access 2007 RibbonX Reviewer and Builder Add-In
BETA 2 provides advanced Access 2007 RibbonX review and build features, and is now deployed as an Access 2007 Add-In. You can create new Ribbons, copy/paste controls, and add new controls and delete controls on-the-fly. Extensive reference resources are incorporated into the GUI.
The next update will add the editing of control attributes.
Installation is now via a SetUp.exe file which includes the required DLL's and OCX's. The XML Preview Pane requires IE v 6.x or later. Make sure you read the readme.txt file.
Friday, November 09, 2007
The 2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide (9Nov07) provides prescriptive Group Policy setting and security configuration recommendations to help strengthen the security of computers running the 2007 Microsoft Office release on computers that run Windows Vista or Windows XP in domain–based environments.
Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Microsoft Web Seminars 2007 Microsoft Office System Open XML
Sponsored by Microsoft December 10-20, 10:00 AM PST (USA)
Open XML builds on the original vision of XML, where broad inter-operability allows documents to be archived, restructured, aggregated and re-used dynamically. This Web seminar series will cover Open XML Architecture, programming with the Packaging API, WordprocessingML, SpreadsheetML, DrawingML Fundamentals, and PresentationML.