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The New SharePoint – Essential Information

The next version of SharePoint is here! The beta has just been released and we can expect the final version towards the end of 2012. The new version of SharePoint contains a significant number of improvements in key areas such as mobility, productivity and social, and if you’re considering a new SharePoint deployment or upgrade then you need to be seriously looking at the new version now . ... read full post

Posted by:  Toby Spendiff , General Manager Digital, Data & AI |  18 July 2012

SharePoint, Social Media, Software Development, Search Technologies, Mobile

(3601 votes)



Microsoft’s new tablet has Surfaced

Los Angeles is best known for its movie and television studios, but drama of a different kind was created this week with the announcement of Microsoft’s Surface tablets. Made by Microsoft for Microsoft, the Surface is a pleasingly aggressive move by the software giant to take control of its place in the tablet marketplace, and showing everyone that it – together with Windows 8 – is a force to be reckoned with. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  20 June 2012

Software Development, Microsoft, Surface, Mobile, Metro, Windows 8

(2566 votes)



WPF and Silverlight: not just eye candy

In my earlier days of programming when learning the C language, I came across the following quote, which captures the appeal of software development for me: "Look at your computer screen. Imagine something happening there. Anything. As long as you know how to program a computer, what you imagine will take place." - Dan Gookin ... read full post

Posted by:  Daniel McGaughran , Developer |  06 April 2010

Silverlight, WPF, Software Development

(4048 votes)



Software development, action hero style

Hollywood is awesome at modelling reality. Not only do they model the existing world over and over again, they often make it better. So I started thinking: Is there anything we can learn from Hollywood's improved model of the world when it comes to software development? And the answer is, of course, yes! ... read full post

Posted by:  Chris Klug , Senior Developer |  23 March 2010

Software Development, Chuck Norris

(3994 votes)



Building software with smarts

Two of the things I enjoy most about software development are problem-solving and adding value. The problem-solving aspect gives me the mental stimulation that I enjoy, as well as the buzz of being innovative. However, the notion of creating value is what makes it worthwhile. But what exactly does it mean to create value, and how can this value be increased? I’m not talking about simply making the software fulfil a set of requirements or functional specifications for a target customer, I’m talking about those non-functional aspects that can determine whether the software is helpful and a joy to use, or some obstacle that becomes a burden that one is obliged to use (because there are aspects that are depended on). ... read full post

Posted by:  Daniel McGaughran , Developer |  16 September 2008

Software Development

(3832 votes)

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