January 28, 2004

MVP list updated

MVP list was updated this night to reflect recent awards. Now it's 13 XML MVPs. It's nice to see the number (IMHO rough analogue of importance and appreciation within MSFT and the community) is growing. Meanwhile I've started to enjoy MVP benefits :) I didn't explored all yet, being lost ...

January 27, 2004

msdn.microsoft.com/data

MSDN starts new Data Access & Storage Developer Center, msdn.microsoft.com/data, "the home for developer information on Microsoft data technologies from MSDN" (via Chris Sells). Great, worth to subscribe. List of related bloggers (indispensable attribute of any portal nowadays) - http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/community/blogs. Stars like Dino Esposito, Mike Gunderloy, Andrew Conrad, Michael Rys ...

January 26, 2004

On including external text into Word 2003 document

Looks like everyone but I knows it. I stumbled at Mike Gunderloy's "Working with Microsoft Office 2003 Documents and Web Services" article at OfficeZealot.com illustrating how to use INCLUDETEXT field in Word 2003. Very nice feature! Here is how it looks like for XML nerd, newbie in Word. INCLUDETEXT field ...

January 25, 2004

Reading Feb 2004 MSDN Mag

Well, it's Sunday. Calm and peace around newsgroups, forums and blogs. But in Israel it's workday, really. And I like it btw. RSS waves brought me today really enjoyable reading - MSDN Mag February 2004 issue. Nice. Here are couple of cynical comments though: "Console Appplications in .NET" by Michael ...