Office 2010 Beta goes live – Top Ten reasons to Upgrade

To get the Office 2010 Beta: http://www.microsoft.com/office/2010/en/default.aspx Microsoft officially released the Office 2010 beta at WPC in July. This exclusive to partners and other influencer release ended yesterday as Microsoft made the beta of MSO-2010 available to the world. Early reports are Office 2010 removed some of the feature not liked in Office 2007 while keeping and adding the features people loved. From my own experience I am prepared to move from 2003 which had remained my primary Office application platform although I have been using Visio and Project 2007. Top Ten Reasons published by Microsoft: 1 Express your ideas more … Continue reading Office 2010 Beta goes live – Top Ten reasons to Upgrade

Upgrade to SharePoint 2010 System Requirements – 64 Bit Only

First thing to know about SharePoint 2010 is it is 64 bit only. Huh, let’s talk about 64bit a little. Exchange came out in 64 bit in the current version 2008 and I think Microsoft is going mainstream in support for 64 bit applications and operating systems. As a side note, a number of my family members are upgrading around Windows 7 and 64 bit is the choice for me in advising them. We are seeing more and more mainstream support for 64 bit and Acer to name one manufacturer is putting out mass market Home Premium boxes preloaded with 64 bit in … Continue reading Upgrade to SharePoint 2010 System Requirements – 64 Bit Only

Office 2010: Upgrading Projects to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010/.NET Framework 4.0

So Office 2010 is around the corner and developers are upgrading their environments to support solutions they have built for previous versions of Office. The situation is your are supporting an new office version with a new version of Visual Studio and a new .Net Framework. So you want to know, what is this process going to be like for me. I found this pre-release information to help people in the same situation as we are:Source: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/4bez6837(VS.100).aspx Visual Studio 2010 How to: Upgrade Office Solutions [This documentation is for preview only, and is subject to change in later releases. Blank … Continue reading Office 2010: Upgrading Projects to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010/.NET Framework 4.0