Email Security – Free email signing certificate

TBS Internet is offering a free email signing certificate valid for one year. Go to https://www.tbs-internet.com/php/HTML/commande.php?p=2&id=106 and fill the form; after 3 different emails to confirm your request and validate it, your certificate will be available to install. A pop up window may appear when you reach the web site to inform you that the site will perform action on your behalf; that’s ok. Enjoy email signing

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SharePoint – August Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010, wait before installing….

Recently, Microsoft has released the August Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010. I have to say don’t install it (at least for the moment). Indeed, this CU make the synchronization service not working, if you have already it configured and running. Microsoft Support was able to reproduce it, and was also able to say ‘if I delete the existing profile service and recreate a new one, everything is working fine’. Another…

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Outlook – Bing Travel Planner add-in beta

Microsoft propose an add-in for Outlook to help you planning travel. This add-in includes search for plane, hotel or car based on Bing Travel service. The search is done directly from Outlook and will provide you the best travel plan based on a high volume of data (airfare, hotel rate…) You can download it from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=64ca7137-d8d8-49f1-ae42-00e9fcbf775f. Once installed, the add-in is available from the add-in menu A new window will…

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Internet Explorer – IE 9 has a download manager

Microsoft has now included on IE a download manager. When a you start a download, IE will ask you what do you want to do (as usual, SAVE or RUN) but no more with a ‘pop up’ Window. You have an action bar on the bottom. For security reason, IE will scan the download; to detect if this is a ‘real’ download or if this is a virus or spyware.…

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Internet Explorer – IE 9 beta first feedback

I just installed IE 9 beta, and as first feedback I have to say it’s very quick to install it; quicker than IE 8. Another feedback, displaying a web site is also quicker than with previous IE version (and also lot of others, to not say all, browser). As part of the new features, you will see a ‘ribbon’ at the bottom of your windows to help you browsing quicker…

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SharePoint & Silverlight – Free ebook chapter: Silvelight 4 and SharePoint 2010 integration

Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for web, desktop, and mobile applications. Integrating Silverlight RIAs in SharePoint 2010 offers amazing opportunities to combine the power and flexibility offered by SharePoint. It is easy to create great user experiences when you have a step- by-step guide to implement Silverlight 4 applications on SharePoint 2010 sites. http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9742696

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SharePoint 2010 – Visio Graphics

Recently, I had to try Vsio Graphics. Unfortunately, I always had the following error: associated with the following event in the Application event log: Event ID: 8046 Failed to get Vector Diagram for visio file  page  Exception : The server was unable to process the request due to an internal error.  For more information about the error, either turn on IncludeExceptionDetailInFaults (either from ServiceBehaviorAttribute or from the <serviceDebug> configuration behavior)…

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SharePoint and Office integration

This is an update of the well know white paper regarding Office and SharePoint integration. "This paper describes how the 2010, 2007, and 2003 versions of Office work together with the 2010, 2007, and 2003 versions of SharePoint technologies. Although we provide an overview of Office and SharePoint features working together in past versions, this paper focuses on the integration features of the Microsoft Office 2010 experience with Microsoft SharePoint…

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Windows Mobile – Windows Mobile 7 is now RTM

Microsoft has announced that the next version of Windows Mobile, called Windows Mobile 7, is now RTM since today. This is a great news !!! “This has been one of the most incredible product development efforts I’ve ever been a part of. Today’s milestone is exciting not just because of what we’ll deliver to customers later this year, but how it sets us up for success over the long term…

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