New MS Certifications

October 26, 2005

  http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/newgen/   There are now going to be 3 different series; Technology, Professional, and Architect.  In the Technology seriers there are currently 5 different certifications: Technology Specialist: .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications Technology Specialist: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications Technology Specialist: .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications Technology Specialist: SQL Server 2005 Technology Specialist: BizTalk […]


SPS SP2 available (finally!)

October 18, 2005

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=171dc9a7-b4ba-4759-bd64-6b7d851a97ef&DisplayLang=en   The following Knowledge Base articles (some of which have not yet been made live) provide information about the various fixes included in this service pack.    ·         KB 887623 Description of Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Service Pack 2 ·         KB 906337 Issues that are fixed in SharePoint Portal Server 2003 by […]


Social Networking

October 3, 2005

What is a social network?  Ever hear of a game called “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon”?  If not, it is a game where you link Kevin Bacon to any other actor/actress in six steps.  For instance, to link Kevin Bacon to Sigourney Weaver… Kevin Bacon was in Footloose with Dianne Weist, who was in The […]


Office 12 to support saving to PDF

October 2, 2005

Probably old news to most of you since it was announced yesterday 😉  but MS announced during the MVP summit that the Office 12 client applications will support saving to PDF files.   We saw a demo of Word, Publisher, and Access saving to a PDF file with perfect results.