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Jan 05, 2007 Office Open XML Formats Overview Office Open XML Formats are based on industry standard XML and ZIP technologies, support full integration by any technology provider, and are available via a royalty-free license. Jan 05, 2007 Active Directory Interoperability Program Tools and resources for developers Jan 05, 2007 Biz Talk Server 2006: Interoperating with Previous Versions of BizTalk Server The topics in this section describe how Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 interoperates with BizTalk Server 2002 and BizTalk Server 2004. Jan 05, 2007 BizTalk Server Homepage Microsoft BizTalk Server has helped over 6,000 organizations worldwide to connect their people, partners, processes, and information. Find out about solutions for your industry. Jan 05, 2007 Commerce Server 2000: Integrating Third-Party ERP Systems with Commerce Server 2000 Applications This white paper describes several techniques for making ERP data available to Commerce Server applications, including batch downloads, real-time connectors, queued connectors, and mirrored updates. Jan 05, 2007 Commerce Server Homepage Commerce Server 2007 enables you to create full-featured Web business applications and extend your business across networks, while allowing you to integrate e-commerce solutions within your existing infrastructure. Jan 05, 2007 Integrating SQL Server 2000 and IBM DB2 SQL Server Product Managers Adam Carroll and Al Hilwa explore some common misconceptions regarding IBM DB2 and compare IBM DB2 version 8.1 to SQL Server 2000. Nov 26, 2002 Visual Studio Homepage Visual Studio 2005 provides a range of tools that offer many benefits for individual developers and software development teams. Jan 05, 2007 Downloads: Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Interoperability and Migration Guide This guide explains how to connect and migrate non-Exchange systems to Microsoft® Exchange Server 2003. It includes procedures for connecting with non-Exchange messaging platforms, as well as information about connectors, planning, and troubleshooting. Apr 11, 2006 Exchange Server 2003 Interoperability and Migration Guide Tools and resources for Exchange Server 2003 developers May 25, 2004 Exchange Server Homepage Tools and resources for developers Jan 05, 2007 Exchange Support for Novell GroupWise Version 6.x and 7.x;en-us;329041 This article described the Microsoft official co-existence and migration support for Novell GroupWise. Feb 15, 2006;en-us;329041 BizTalk Accelerator for HL7 BizTalk Accelerator for HL7 extends the capabilities of BizTalk Server 2004 for healthcare providers by delivering a comprehensive HL7 messaging solution that enables sharing of patient information within and between healthcare organizations. Jan 05, 2007 Host Integration Server Homepage Host Integration Server 2004 helps you connect and integrate applications, data sources, messaging, and security systems on IBM mainframes with Microsoft Windows environments, enabling the re-use of host assets across distributed networks. Jan 05, 2007 Microsoft .NET/COM Interoperability and Migration The interoperability features of the Microsoft .NET Framework will enable developers to continue using traditional ASP.NET, COM applications, and Microsoft Win32 DLLs, making it easier to choose if and when to migrate existing managed code to .NET. Aug 01, 2001 Identity Integration Server Homepage Jan 05, 2007 Microsoft Office Information Bridge Framework Information Bridge is a set of software components, tools, and guidance that enables developers to connect Microsoft Office applications with Web services or common language runtime (CLR) services that are written for line-of-business (LOB) services. Jul 06, 2004 Public Key Technology Standards and Interoperability To maximize the interoperability of Windows 2000 public key infrastructure with third-party applications that use PKI technology, the Windows 2000 public key infrastructure is based on the standards recommended by the PKIX working group of the IETF. Jan 05, 2007 TechNet Interop Demos and Online Seminars Tools and resources for developers Jan 05, 2007 Interoperability Webcasts Discover why it matters to your business, learn common strategies and methods, and obtain guidance on specific implementation scenarios between the major platform players. Jan 05, 2007 TechNet Interoperability and Migration Center Tools and resources for developers Jan 05, 2007 Microsoft Strategy for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) This paper provides detailed information on how Active Directory, Microsoft's implementation of a heirarchical, extensible Directory Service, supports the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol as defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force. Jan 05, 2007 Linux to Windows Migration Guide Learn how to migrate your Linux e-commerce site to a Microsoft Web solution platform. Jan 05, 2007 Developer Guide to Migration and Interoperability in "Longhorn" The guide, in its current form, is a first look at some of the important issues to consider in light of the significant changes encompassed by the new APIs in Microsoft's next operating system, codenamed "Longhorn." Oct 01, 2003 Microsoft Mactopia Microsoft products and technologies for Apple Macintosh operating system. Jan 05, 2007 Improving Financial Analysis and Reporting Using XBRL and the Microsoft Office System A Microsoft Office-based XBRL solution enables companies to take advantage of all of the benefits of XBRL, while at the same time working within a familiar environment that requires little or no training. Microsoft Expression FAQ Microsoft Expression Web is a professional design tool to create modern, standards-based sites. BizTalk Adapter for J.D. Edwards EnterpriseOne Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for J.D. Edwards EnterpriseOne enables you to use J.D. Edwards EnterpriseOne business functions within BizTalk Server. Dec 04, 2006 BizTalk Adapter for J.D. Edwards OneWorld Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for J.D. Edwards OneWorld enables you to use J.D. Edwards OneWorld business functions within BizTalk Server. Dec 04, 2006 BizTalk Adapter for Oracle E-Business Suite Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for Oracle E-Business Suite is a development and run-time environment for line-of-business process management and automation that enables you to reuse existing E-Business Suite procedures and applications with other applications. Dec 04, 2006 BizTalk Adapter for Oracle Database ODBC With Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for Oracle Database, you can access stored procedures, tables, and views for Oracle databases that run on Oracle 8i or 9i Database. Dec 04, 2006 BizTalk Adapter for PeopleSoft Enterprise Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for PeopleSoft Enterprise enables you to use PeopleSoft objects. Dec 04, 2006 BizTalk Adapter for Siebel eBusiness Applications Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for Siebel eBusiness Applications is a development and run-time environment for line-of-business process management and automation. Dec 04, 2006 BizTalk Adapter for TIBCO Enterprise Message Service Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for TIBCO Enterprise Message Service enables you to publish and subscribe to queues and topics managed by TIBCO EMS using BizTalk Server 2006. Dec 04, 2006 BizTalk Adapter for TIBCO Rendevous Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for TIBCO Rendezvous enables you to use TIBCO Rendezvous business functions within BizTalk Server. Dec 04, 2006 BizTalk Adapter for MQSeries The MQSeries adapter serves as a bridge between Microsoft BizTalk Server and IBM MQSeries servers, enabling you to use a full range of options in creating your business processes. Dec 04, 2006 Connecting and Retrieving Data in ADO.NET The .NET Framework data providers of ADO.NET serve as a bridge between an application and a data source, allowing you to execute commands as well as to retrieve data by using a DataReader or a DataAdapter. Microsoft Office Developer Center Tools and resources for developers Jan 05, 2007 Microsoft Services for Netware 5.03 SP2 and FPNW These tools simplify the adoption of Windows Server 2003, reduce overall network administration, and facilitate the migration to Windows Server 2003 from NetWare, NDS, and eDirectory. Jan 07, 2005 MSDN Interoperability C# Programming Guide Interoperability resources for C# programmers. Jan 05, 2007 MSDN Microsoft Windows SDK Interoperability and Migration The topics in this section discuss the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) managed programming model and how it can be used for migration and interoperation with your unmanaged applications. Jan 05, 2007 MSDN Windows Presentation Foundation Migration and Interoperability How-To Topics How to use the Windows Forms, Win32, and Windows Presentation Foundation technologies together in hybrid applications. Jan 05, 2007 Interoperability Resources for Networking Apple, Netware, and Unix Systems Tools and resources for developers Jan 05, 2007 Integrating Windows NT Server 4.0 with NetWare, UNIX, IBM, and Macintosh Operating Systems This article describes network, data, applications, and management interoperability between Microsoft® Windows NT® Server 4.0 and the NetWare, UNIX, and IBM network operating systems. Jan 05, 2007 Microsoft Operations Manager Interoperability Learn more about how MOM supports interoperability with other systems and products. Jan 05, 2007 Microsoft Operations Manager Homepage Tools and resources for developers Jan 05, 2007 Oracle Fusion Middleware and Microsoft Interoperability Oracle resources for enabling interoperability with Microsoft products and technologies. Jan 05, 2007 TechNet Radio TechNet Radio is audio-only content aimed at IT professionals, featuring the latest information from Microsoft insiders on the trends and technologies that are shaping our industry. Jan 05, 2007 SQL Server for SAP Business Applications This page offers links to best-practices white papers, training, customer cases, the most recent SAP benchmarks showing the highest level of availability and scalability to help you leverage the most from your SAP/SQL Server 2005 system. Jan 05, 2007 Microsoft Windows Services for NetWare 5.03 Learn how Services for NetWare 5.03 with Service Pack 2 (SP2) simplifies the introduction of Windows Server 2003 and the Active Directory directory service into a Novell NetWare network environment with Novell Directory Service (NDS). Jan 05, 2007 Services for UNIX Windows Services for UNIX version provides a full range of cross-platform services for integrating Windows into existing UNIX-based environments. Jan 05, 2007 Migrating from UNIX to Windows Learn about best practices for migrating from UNIX to a Windows platform. Jan 05, 2007 SQL Server for Siebel eBusiness Applications This page offers links to information about how Siebel takes advantage of SQL Server 2005, best-practices white papers, training, customer cases, and the most recent Siebel benchmarks showing world-class scalability and total cost of ownership. Jan 05, 2007 Small Business Server Cross-Platform Interoperability This chapter describes the requirements for interoperability between Small Business Server 2000 and other operating system environments. Jan 05, 2007 Small Business Server Homepage Tools and resources for developers Jan 05, 2007 Smart Card Concepts This paper covers the key technical concepts of smart cards. The purpose is to provide readers with a foundation for understanding the aspects of planning and deployment that are covered in later papers. Jan 05, 2007 Speech Server Homepage Tools and resources for developers Jan 05, 2007 Resources for Interoperability and Migration for Microsoft SQL Server Find information to plan for and implement a migration to SQL Server, whether it is from an earlier version of SQL Server or from another database product such as Oracle, DB2, or MySQL. Jan 05, 2007 SQL Server Interoperability and Migration Learn more about migrating from other database products to SQL Server, and how SQL Server can work with data stored in other data sources. Jan 05, 2007 SQL Server Drivers for JDBC Jan 05, 2007 BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT extends the BizTalk Server environment to provide the most comprehensive, reliable, and secure delivery of financial messaging using the SWIFT format and network for customers in banking, payments, and corporate finance. Jan 05, 2007 Solution Guide for Sybase/UNIX to SQL Server 2000: Database Engine Migration and Application Interoperation Guide This guide provides proven guidance about the issues that you are likely to encounter as you consider, plan, and migrate from Sybase databases on UNIX platforms to Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 and Microsoft SQL Server 2000. Jun 21, 2004 Systems Management Server Partners Microsoft is working closely with partners to enable a broad range of solutions supporting System Management Server (SMS). Visit the following partner sites to learn more. Jan 05, 2007 Systems Management Server 1.2 and 2.0 Interoperability Find out what you need to know to manage a mixed hierarchy of Systems Management Server 1.2 and Systems Management Server 2.0. Feb 08, 1999 Systems Management Server Homepage Provide your organization a comprehensive change and configuration management solution. Deliver relevant software and updates to users of Microsoft and third-party applications efficiently and cost-effectively with SMS 2003 R2. Jan 05, 2007 The MS Windows NT Platform: Enterprise Interoperability with UNIX This paper describes the features and components in Microsoft® Windows NT® Server 4.0 that enable broad interoperability with UNIX-based systems, data, and applications. Jan 05, 2007 Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Image Format Specification This specification describes the Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk format, currently used by Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 and Microsoft Virtual Server 2005, including details of how to read and modify the contained data. Oct 10, 2005 Virtual Server (2005 R2) Homepage Discover the most cost-effective server virtualization technology engineered for the Windows Server System operating system, now available as a free download. Jan 05, 2007 Microsoft .NET and Java/J2EE Interoperability No application is an island, and the need to interoperate is common. The links on this page discuss how best to write code and systems that interoperate between .NET and Java/J2EE. Jan 05, 2007 Contract First Web Services Interoperability between Microsoft .NET and IBM WebSphere This paper focuses on interoperability between the Microsoft .NET Framework and IBM WebSphere via Web services and demonstrates basic techniques and principles that are reusable across all projects where cross-platform interoperability via Web services. Oct 28, 2004 Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Learn about the extensive support for virtual private network technologies in Windows Server 2003. Jan 05, 2007 Windows 2000 DNS This paper describes the Microsoft® Windows® 2000 operating system Domain Naming System (DNS), including design, implementation, and migration issues. Jan 05, 2007 Windows Services for NetWare 5.0 Windows Services For NetWare (SFN) version 5.0 provides a set of additional features to Windows 2000 that allow for greater interoperability with existing NetWare-based systems in the enterprise. Jan 05, 2007 Windows NT and UNIX Interoperability This White Paper highlights how committed Microsoft and industry partners are to Microsoft Windows NT and UNIX interoperability. Key features of interoperability are addressed in the context of Network, Data, Applications, and Management. Oct 01, 1997 Windows NT Server 4.0 Microsoft TechNet provides resources for installing, maintaining, and supporting Windows NT Server. Jan 05, 2007 Windows Rights Management Services (RMS) Partners Microsoft Windows RMS allows independent software vendors, infrastructure service providers, and system integrators to incorporate features into their products and services that leverage the information protection technology in Windows Server 2003. Jan 05, 2007 Windows Server 2000 Interoperability The resources in this section provide information about deploying Windows in a mixed-platform environment. Jan 05, 2007 Windows Server 2003 R2 Homepage Windows Server 2003 R2 simplifies branch server management, improves identity and access management, reduces storage management costs, provides a rich Web platform, and offers cost-effective server virtualization. Jan 05, 2007 Windows Server 2003 R2 UNIX Interoperability Components Windows Server 2003 R2 ships with three UNIX interoperability components, namely, Microsoft Services for Network File System (NFS), Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications, and Identity Management for UNIX. Jan 05, 2007 Virtual Private Networking with Windows Server 2003: Interoperability This paper explains Microsoft's commitment to support VPN interoperability through standards such as Layer Two Tunneling Protocol with Internet Protocol security (L2TP/IPSec) and Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP). Mar 25, 2003 Virtual Server Partners The following partners can help organizations extend the core capabilities in Virtual Server 2005 R2 and create solutions that meet specific needs. Jan 05, 2007 Coexistence and Interoperability Guide for SharePoint Products and Technologies This article lists which Microsoft server products can be installed on the same server as Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server, and which server products can interoperate with SharePoint Products and Technologies. Jan 05, 2007 Windows Storage Server Partners Find a Storage Solution from Microsoft Storage Partners, including- hardware and platforms, software, services, networking, and Microsoft Technologies. in the Microsoft Storage Partner directory. Jan 05, 2007 Windows Terminal Services Partners These Microsoft partners offer products and services that enhance and support Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services. Jan 05, 2007 XML Paper Specification (XPS) Overview The XML Paper Specification makes modern documents possible for all. Simply put, XPS describes electronic paper in a way that can be read by hardware, read by software, and read by humans. Jan 05, 2007 Top 10 Tips for Web Services Interoperability Simon Guest shows 10 developer-focused tips, strategies, and recommendations to make the Web Services you write more interoperable with other platforms. Feb 10, 2005 J+N: Enhancing Java/J2EE Applications with Microsoft .NET J+N was formed to provide a community of service and solution providers to assist partners and customers of all sizes who want to use both Microsoft .NET and J2EE technologies. Jan 05, 2007 Building Interoperable Insurance Systems with .NET 3.0 Technologies This white paper uses an insurance-industry scenario to demonstrate the interoperability capabilities of the Microsoft products and technologies. Dec 01, 2006 Host Integration Server 2004: IBM Interoperability with Arabic Language Support This paper presents an overview of the Arabic language support features in Microsoft® Host Integration Server 2004. It documents the necessary steps to enable Host Integration Server 2004 to work with Arabic characters. Aug 01, 2005 Identity Selector Interoperability Profile specification and companion guides These documents are intended for people building software that implements any of the roles in the Information Card ecosystem: Identity Providers to issue cards, Relying Parties to accept cards, and Identity Selectors to put the person in control by enabling them to employ Information Cards when and where they choose. May 10, 2007 Microsoft Business Process Alliance Enables Mainstream Adoption of Business Process Management Mainstream customers to benefit from end-to-end offerings. Feb 26, 2007 SQL Server Migration Assistants (SSMA) SQL Server Migration Assistants for Access, Oracle and Sybase help streamline and simplify database migration for your business -- making the process more cost efficient and increasing productivity for your business. Banking Integration Factory The Banking Integration Factory provides a set of proven and integrated practices that are exposed through patterns, how-to topics, reference implementations, a Visual Studio Guidance Automation Toolkit package, and architecture documentation. Nov 01, 2006 Windows Embedded Source Tools for Bluetooth This program reduces the amount of code needed to develop for Bluetooth Technologies and helps make it easier to create compelling Windows Mobile and Windows CE Bluetooth applications. Case Study: KLA-Tencor KLA-Tencor links Java and .NET, saves U.S. million. Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG) 2007 Intelligent Application Optimizers allow customized access policy and security capabilities for Exchange Server and SharePoint Server, as well as for many third-party business applications such as SAP, IBM Domino, and Lotus Notes. IIS7 Support for PHP A step-by-step guide to install PHP on IIS7 (RC1) Sep 19, 2006 IE7 support for International Domain Names (IDN) Changes to IDN in IE7 now allow mixing of scripts. This community site is dedicated to helping developers get their applications ready and optimized for Windows Vista. Visual Studio .NET Academic Tools Source Licensing Program Visual Studio .NET 2003 Academic tools complement Visual Studio .NET 2003 through the addition of several new course management features, including Assignment Manager, documentation, and sample code. BizTalk Accelerator for RosettaNet (BTARN) 3.0 Get product enhancements, customized tools, documentation, and samples to help you implement RosettaNet for your business. Implement a BizTalk Server environment customized to RosettaNet standards with this accelerator. BizTalk Adapter v2.0 for mySAP Business Suite Microsoft BizTalk Adapter v2.0 for mySAP Business Suite (the Adapter) enables you to integrate the functionality of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 or Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006. BizTalk Accelerator for HL7 BizTalk Accelerator for HL7 extends the capabilities of BizTalk Server 2004 for healthcare providers by delivering a comprehensive HL7 messaging solution that enables sharing of patient information within and between healthcare organizations. BizTalk Adapter for MSMQ The MQSeries adapter serves as a bridge between Microsoft BizTalk Server and IBM MQSeries servers, enabling you to use a full range of options in creating your business processes. 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Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Source Code With different levels of documentation, debugging and modification rights, the Windows Embedded CE Shared Source programs are essential tools to build better devices. Shared Source USB WebCam Driver This driver is built on the USB Video Standard and helps connect Webcams supporting this standard to your Windows CE device. Windows Embedded Source Tools for Bluetooth The Windows Embedded Source Tools for Bluetooth Technology program provides a Win32 API Wrapper that developers can expose in Visual Studio .NET or the .NET Compact Framework to reduce the amount of code needed to develop for Bluetooth Technologies. Configuring Linked Servers in SQL Server A linked server configuration allows Microsoft SQL Server to execute commands against OLE DB data sources on different servers. Developing Custom Adapters for BizTalk Server Microsoft provides an Adapter Framework to help developers create their own custom adapters to connect with third-party applications. Microsoft POS for .NET Overview Microsoft POS for .NET is a class library that is part of Microsoft Windows Embedded for Point of Service. The class library provides .NET applications with a simple and consistent interface for communicating with Point of Service peripheral devices. Understanding SAMI 1.0 This article describes how the new Microsoft Synchronized Accessible Media Interchange (SAMI) technology expands the ability to provide closed captioning to a wide range of multimedia products. IFX Service Orientation Study for Payment Processing The IFX Payment Reference is a best practice guide for using industry standards and service orientation. See how Web services can be architected and granularized from the IFX specification using payment processing as a reference. CSS Enhancements in Internet Explorer 6 This document describes the enhanced support for the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) specification provided by Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later. Sep 01, 2006 Windows Live Expo API The Expo API defines a set of Web services allowing customers to programmatically access the Expo classifieds database - a collection of location-tagged classifieds listings in categories like merchandise, real estate, autos, jobs and commercial services. Nov 01, 2006 Microsoft Active Accessibility v2.0 Microsoft Active Accessibility 2.0 is a COM-based technology that improves the way accessibility aids work with applications running on Microsoft Windows. Microsoft .NET Speech SDK The Microsoft Speech Application SDK Version 1.1 (SASDK) is a developer's kit for adding speech interfaces to Microsoft ASP.NET Web applications. Introduction to Data Connectors for ADO.NET Data adapters are an integral part of ADO.NET managed providers, which are the set of objects used to communicate between a data source and a dataset. Data adapters are available for OLEDB, SQL Server, ODBC, and Oracle. Windows Live Spaces Metaweblog API The MetaWeblog API programming interface enables external programs to get and set the text and attributes of Weblog posts. The API uses the XML-RPC protocol for communication between client applications and the Weblog server. Microsoft Robotics Studio Program More than 30 companies have joined the Microsoft Robotics Studio Program. Microsoft Robotics Studio is compatible with many third-party robots, including those from fishertechnik, LEGO, irobot, and many others. Connectivity and SQL Server 2005 Integration Services Dig into SQL Server Integration Services connectivity and discover the best ways to connect your SSIS implementation to different data sources, including SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Excel and Access, FoxPro, SAP, flat files, raw data, and XML. Microsoft Java Language Conversion Assistant 3.0 The Java Language Conversion Assistant is a tool that automatically converts existing Java-language code into Microsoft Visual C# for developers who want to move existing applications to the .NET Framework. .NET Remoting Learn more about .NET Remoting, a seamless and effective answer to the demand for tools to build distributed applications. Windows Vista Developer Center Tools and resources for Windows Vista developers. The Windows Vista Developer Story: Speech The Windows Vista Developer Story includes content for developers, and other technology experts and managers, interested in an in-depth exploration of some of the new and extended features in Windows Vista. Windows Vista Support for RSS Learn about the new support for RSS in the Windows Vista Platform and how Windows Platform Services make it easy to incorporate RSS functionality into your applications. .NET Framework Developer Center Tools and resources for .NET developers. Simple Sharing Extensions for RSS and OPML The objective of Simple Sharing Extensions (SSE) is to define the minimum extensions necessary to enable loosely-cooperating applications. Jan 12, 2006 WPF/E (codename) Developer Center Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF/E) enables the creation of content and applications that run within multiple browsers and operating systems (Windows and Macintosh) using Web standards for programmability. Visual Studio 2005 Team System: Building Robust and Reliable Software Describes the code analysis and performance tools available in Visual Studio 2005 Team System. May 01, 2004 The Windows Vista Developer Story: Application Compatibility Cookbook This document is the first step for application developers to become familiar with how to verify the compatibility of their applications with the Windows Vista operating system. Jan 01, 2007 The Windows Vista Developer Story: Interoperability and Migration In-depth discussions on a variety of interoperability and migration issues. Jan 01, 2007 The Windows Vista Developer Story: Web Services on Devices Web Services on Devices (WSD) extends the existing Web services architecture to resource-constrained devices, such as PDAs, computer peripherals, computing appliances, and consumer electronics. Jan 01, 2007 Introducing Windows CardSpace This article introduces the set of new Windows capabilities code-named CardSpace, which provides a standards-based solution for working with and managing diverse digital identities. Apr 01, 2006 Web Services Software Factory The Web Service Software Factory is an integrated collection of tools, patterns, source code and prescriptive guidance. It is designed to help you quickly and consistently construct Web services that adhere to well known architecture and design patterns. Dec 01, 2006 MSN Messenger Activity SDK The MSN Messenger Activity software development kit (SDK) contains technical information about how to develop and test single-user and multiuser applications by using the Activity object model. Active Directory Services Interface (ADSI) Administrators and developers can use ADSI to enumerate and manage the resources in a directory service, no matter which network environment contains the resource. Windows Live SDK The Windows Live Platform puts a deeper level of control into developers' hands by offering access to the core services and data through open, easily accessible APIs. Extending the Office (2007) Fixed-Format Export Feature Create a COM add-in for an application in the 2007 Microsoft Office release, such as Microsoft Office Publisher 2007, that extends the Office fixed-format export feature to support new formats. May 01, 2006 Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 General Reference The General Reference section of the Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Software Development Kit (SDK) describes the technologies that Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 provides for developers. SharePoint Enterprise Content Management Services This section of the Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services SDK provides information about ways in which you can manage the content and metadata of your important business documents, stored in Windows SharePoint Services document libraries. Excel Services User-Defined Functions (UDFs) in SharePoint Server This example shows how to call an external Web service from a user-defined function (UDF). Enterprise Search Content Providers for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 For Enterprise Search in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, content sources represent content that should be crawled by the search service, along with information about how the crawl for that content source is configured. Business Data Catalog in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Business Data Catalog, a new feature introduced in SharePoint Server, provides an easy way to integrate business data from back-end server applications, such as SAP or Siebel, within Office SharePoint Server 2007 without writing any code. Single Sign-On in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides a default single sign-on (SSO) service for the storage and mapping of credentials for use in connecting with third-party or back-end systems. Excel Services in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Excel Services is part of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and enables a range of data integration scenarios. Driver Chain Manager for assistive technology products Learn how Driver Chain Manager (DCM) helps reduce the errors that users of assistive technology products can experience when they have multiple screen readers, screen magnifiers or remote access software installed on their computers. Introduction to Internet Calendars with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Learn more about iCalendar support in Outlook 2007. Transfer calendars between Microsoft Outlook and Google Calendar By using Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, you can import and export calendars from Google Calendar as Calendar Snapshots in the iCalendar format. This functionality enables you to transfer calendars between Outlook and Google Calendar. Introduction to Office Migration Planning Manager The Office Migration Planning Manager (OMPM) is a collection of tools that enables you to prepare for migration to the Microsoft 2007 Office system. OMPM checks for, and reports on, file properties to help you analyze your environment. 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Mar 30, 2005 BizTalk Partner Adapters 2004 BizTalk Adapters provide the key to enhanced interoperability with a wide variety of applications and technologies. Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Guidance for .NET Framework and BizTalk Server Microsoft provides a comprehensive ESB offering through its Application Platform that enables the flexible and secure reuse of infrastructure and business services and the ability to orchestrate existing services into new end-to-end business processes. Dec 01, 2006 Windows Security and Directory Services for UNIX v1.0 Technical and process guidance for consolidating security and directory services to provide authentication and authorization in heterogeneous UNIX and Windows environments using Windows Server 2003. Sep 11, 2006 Shared Source Common Language Infrastructure 1.0 Release The Shared Source CLI is a compressed archive of the source code to a working implementation of the ECMA CLI and the ECMA C# language specification. This implementation builds and runs on Windows XP, the FreeBSD operating system, and Mac OS X 10.2. Nov 05, 2002 Windows Imaging Component (WIC) The Windows Imaging Component (WIC) provides WIC-enabled applications to display and edit any image format for which a WIC-compliant CODEC is installed, and also to read and write metadata in image files. Nov 09, 2006 Windows CE 5.0 Networked Media Device Feature Pack Windows CE Feature Packs are sets of Windows CE components that help developers build new device capabilities into their new or existing Platform Builder 5.0 designs. Apr 04, 2006 Microsoft Dynamics AX Microsoft Dynamics AX brings together people, processes, and technologies wherever they are located worldwide. Microsoft Dynamics AX Application Integration Framework The Application Integration Framework (AIF) allows you to connect more easily with customers and internal trading companies. Additionally, partners and customers can extend the functionality using a new development wizard to create custom documents. Jun 12, 2006 Dynamics CRM 3.0: 5 Ways to Import Data Microsoft CRM includes five tools for importing data including Bulk Import Wizard, Data Migration Framework, Data Migration Wizard for Microsoft Office Outlook, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Connector for Microsoft Dynamics GP, and Microsoft CRM SDK. Mar 10, 2006 Microsoft Dynamics Snap applications Microsoft Dynamics Snap applications enable you and your people to work within the familiar environments of Microsoft Office applications, such as Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and SharePoint Server. Microsoft Class Server 4.0 Product Overview Deploy less-costly and easier-to-maintain application architecture through compliance with open standards, such as schools interoperability framework (SIF) and instructional management systems (IMS). Feb 15, 2005 Microsoft SharePoint Learning Kit The Microsoft SharePoint Learning Kit (SLK) is a tool that lets educators create an assignment out of any document in a SharePoint Document Library and includes support for SCORM 2004, SCORM 1.2, and Class Server formats. Jan 09, 2007 Automation Specification and Community Promise UI Automation provides programmatic access to most user interface (UI) elements on the desktop. Microsoft Messenger for Mac 5.1.1 Messenger for Mac 5.1.1 makes it easy to take advantage of the full power of instant messaging and incorporates improvements to corporate accounts. Mar 28, 2006 Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac With Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac, you can connect from your Macintosh computer to a Windows-based computer and work with programs and files on that computer. May 08, 2006 Services for Macintosh (SFM) Services For Macintosh (SFM) is a component of Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Edition that allows multiple platforms to communicate together over a network by sharing file and printer resources. Aug 05, 2004 Microsoft User Authentication Module (UAM) The Microsoft UAM provides a superior method for encrypting the passwords that you use to log into Windows AFP Servers. The standard Apple UAM provides only minimal encryption (if any) so your password could easily be intercepted on the LAN or Internet. Aug 05, 2004 Entourage 2004 for Mac If your day revolves around connections and ideas, use Microsoft Entourage 2004 for Mac to pull it all together. Consolidate your e-mail, contacts, calendar, notes and project details in one easy-to-access place. Oct 05, 2006 Office 2004 for Mac The new features in Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac are designed to give you access to your ideas and information from every program in the suite. Thanks to input from thousands of Mac users, Office 2004 is more integrated and intuitive than ever. Oct 05, 2006 Virtual PC for Mac Expand the power of your Mac with Microsoft Virtual PC for Mac, the application that makes it possible for you to access PC-only software, files, networks and devices from your Mac. Virtual PC offers improvements in support, speed and reliability. Oct 25, 2006 MOM Product Connectors Connectors are stand-alone programs that transfer data between MOM and other management programs. Connectors use MOM data exposed through the MOM WMI classes and SQL views. MOM Management Packs Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) utilizes management packs to provide intelligent operations management for a wide variety of your server applications. Oct 12, 2005 MOM Connector Framework (MCF) MOM Connector Framework (MCF) is a Web service-based technology for connecting MOM to any third-party management platform, enabling bidirectional alert forwarding and synchronization for increased management capabilities in heterogeneous IT environments. Jul 06, 2004 MOM 2005 Product Overview Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 helps provide you with the knowledge to avoid the avoidable–reducing the complexity associated with managing today's IT infrastructure environment and lowering the cost of operations. Aug 25, 2004 Network Access Protection Network Access Protection (NAP) is a policy enforcement platform built into Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server "Longhorn" operating systems that allows you to better protect network assets by enforcing compliance with system health requirements. SharePoint Products and Technologies Web Component Directory The Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Web Component Directory provides a place where developers and users who use Windows SharePoint Services and Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 can download and submit custom extensions. SharePoint Server 2003 Web Part Gallery Microsoft and its partners have created over 100 Web Parts that allow companies to plug Microsoft applications, web services, and enterprise-level applications, such as Siebel or SAP, into a single digital dashboard. Jun 01, 2001 SQL Server 2005 Overview SQL Server is a comprehensive, integrated, end-to-end data solution that empowers your people by providing a more secure, reliable, and productive platform for enterprise data and BI applications. SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) If you are ready to migrate to SQL Server from a costly platform such as Oracle, DB2, Informix, or Sybase, this page provides access to SQL Server migration information and SQL Server migration tools that will help simplify the process. SQL Server Analysis Services With SQL Server 2005, Analysis Services provides a unified and integrated view of all your business data as the foundation for all of your traditional reporting, OLAP analysis, Key Performance Indicator (KPI) scorecards and data mining. SQL Server Reporting Services Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services is a comprehensive, server-based reporting solution designed to help you author, manage, and deliver both paper-based and interactive Web-based reports. Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager is the latest addition to the System Center family of management products and provides centralized management of Windows Virtual Machine infrastructure. Microsoft Antigen For SMTP Users Guide Antigen provides complete protection for Microsoft SMTP services running on Microsoft Windows 2000/2003. Jun 06, 2006 Kerberos Interoperability The Kerberos Version 5 protocol is implemented for a variety of systems and is used to provide a single authentication service in a distributed network. Windows Vista and IPv6 Both Microsoft Windows Vista™ and Windows Server "Longhorn" include the Next Generation TCP/IP stack, a redesigned TCP/IP protocol stack with an integrated version of both Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). Oct 01, 2005 Microsoft Exchange Connector 2005 for Lotus Notes Exchange Server 2003 Connector for Lotus Notes supports messaging and calendaring interoperability between Lotus Domino 5 and Exchange Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 Active Directory. Microsoft Exchange Calendar Connector 2005 for Lotus Notes The Calendar Connector for Lotus Notes is a tool designed for organizations that need to coexist during a migration from Lotus Domino to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. Jan 04, 2007 Microsoft Exchange Migration Wizard 2005 for Lotus Notes The Migration Wizard for Lotus Notes is a tool designed for organizations that are migrating from Lotus Notes/Domino to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. Jan 04, 2007 Microsoft Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino is used to evaluate Lotus Domino applications and to prepare an application coexistence and migration plan. Jun 07, 2006 Microsoft Transporter for Lotus Domino Microsoft Transporter for Lotus Domino configures Directory synchronization and Free/Busy lookups between Lotus Domino 6 or 7 and Exchange Server 2007 and Windows Server 2003 Active Directory. Outlook Connector for IBM Lotus Domino Microsoft Office Outlook Connector for IBM Lotus Domino enables you to use Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 or Microsoft Outlook 2002 to access your e-mail messages, calendar, address book, and To Do tems on an IBM Lotus Domino Release 5.x or 6.x server. Apr 12, 2004 Windows Security and Directory Services for UNIX Guide v1.0 This guide focuses on the use of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server Active Directory directory service to provide centralized authentication and authorization services for users in a network with UNIX-based and Windows-based computers. Jun 27, 2006 Integrating Third-Party ERP Systems with Commerce Server 2000 Applications This white paper describes several techniques for making ERP data available to Commerce Server applications, including batch downloads, real-time connectors, queued connectors, and mirrored updates. Dec 01, 2000 MSMQ-MQSeries Bridge for Host Integration Server MSMQ-MQSeries Bridge is an adaptable system that can be customized. You can set up MSMQ-MQSeries Bridge to operate on almost any MSMQ (Microsoft Message Queue) or IBM MQSeries network configuration. Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) enables the most efficient way to deploy and manage Web-based solutions. Learn how to tailor a custom browser to meet your customers' needs. Microsoft TechNet Scripting Center The Script Center Script Repository now includes sample scripts written in several different languages including Perl, Python, JScript, VBScript, Kixtart, and Object REXX. Microsoft Regulatory Compliance and Planning Guide This guide demonstrates how currently available Microsoft software and guidance can help your organization address immediate regulatory compliance issues. Jun 14, 2006 Microsoft Office Information Bridge Framework 1.5 The Microsoft Office Information Bridge Framework 1.5 empowers developers to reduce the cost of development and increase the flexibility, manageability, security, and extensibility of Microsoft Office-based information integration solutions. Jul 06, 2004 Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) format The Microsoft VHD format is the common virtualization file format that provides a uniform product support system, and provides more seamless manageability, security, reliability and cost-efficiency for customers. Microsoft TV IPTV Edition Microsoft TV IPTV Edition is an integrated and comprehensive software platform developed specifically to deliver broadcast-quality video and new, integrated TV services over broadband networks. Windows Driver Kit (WDK) The Windows Driver Kit (WDK) is a fully integrated driver development system for the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems. Windows Rally: Connectivity Technologies for Devices The Windows Rally technologies provide manufacturers of network-connected devices with an architecture that enables effortless setup, more secure and manageable connectivity to other devices and computers, and rich end-user experiences. Windows Plug and Play (PnP) The driver architecture for Windows supports comprehensive, operating system-controlled Plug and Play including technologies defined for IEEE 1394, PCI, PC Card/CardBus, USB, SCSI, ATA, ISA, LPT, and COM. Microsoft Windows Logo Program The Microsoft Windows Logo Program is designed to help customers identify products that deliver a high-quality computing experience with Windows operating systems. Microsoft DirectX Technology DirectX is an advanced suite of multimedia application programming interfaces (APIs) built into Microsoft Windows. This technology was first introduced in 1995 and is a recognized standard for multimedia application development on the Windows platform. Dec 27, 2006 Default Search Providers for Internet Explorer 7 Users can choose from a variety of default search providers including AOL,, Google,, Windows Live Search, and Yahoo! Windows Media DRM Windows Media Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a proven platform to protect and securely deliver content for playback on computers, portable devices, and network devices. Windows Mobile 5.0 Support for Bluetooth Windows Mobile 5.0 supports both earlier Bluetooth profiles and the new HID profile, enabling your customers to use foldable Bluetooth keyboards and peripherals such as mouse devices, joysticks, and more with their Windows Mobile powered phones. Windows Mobile 5.0 Support for 3G devices Windows Mobile 5.0 provides the extensibility to add in new 3G radio interface layers, as well as other services that take advantage of high-speed wireless networks. Windows Server 2003: Native XML Web Services Support Windows Server 2003 offers native support for XML Web service standards including XML, SOAP, Universal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDI), and Web Services Description Language (WSDL). Apr 19, 2002 Windows Server 2003: Enterprise UDDI Windows Server 2003 includes Enterprise UDDI Services, dynamic and flexible infrastructure for XML Web services. This service enables companies to run their own internal UDDI service for intranet or extranet use. Apr 19, 2002 Windows Server 2003: Web Services Integration Because Web services are deeply integrated into Windows Server 2003, existing services like COM+ and Microsoft Message Queuing can readily take advantage of them. COM+ applications to be called using XML/SOAP by simply checking a configuration box. Apr 19, 2002 Windows Server 2003: Federation Infrastructure XML Web services deliver the foundation and architecture for application integration. Federation infrastructure is fundamentally about enabling servers and services to interoperate across trust boundaries. Apr 19, 2002 Windows Server 2003: Application Server FAQ Tools and resources for developers Apr 19, 2002 Windows Server 2003: Terminal Services Accessibility Partner Program The Terminal Services Accessibility Partner Program allows Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to build accessible solutions for use with Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services. Windows PowerShell Using a new admin-focused scripting language, more than 130 standard command line tools, and consistent syntax and utilities, Windows PowerShell allows IT Professionals to more easily control system administration and accelerate automation. Microsoft Dynamic Systems Initiative The Dynamic Systems Initiative (DSI) is Microsoft's technology strategy for products and solutions that help businesses enhance the dynamic capability of its people, process, and IT infrastructure using technology. Microsoft Identity Integration Server (MIIS) Overview Microsoft Identity Integration Server (MIIS) 2003 is a centralized service that stores and integrates identity information for organizations with multiple directories across the enterprise. Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Overview Simplify your storage needs with Windows Storage Server 2003 R2. Whether your need is for file sharing, storage consolidation, backup and recovery, or replication, Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 creates a platform for network attached storage. White Paper: Windows Storage Server 2003 in a Hybrid Network of UNIX and Windows Systems This paper describes the file-sharing features of the operating system and the technology that enables UNIX client systems to access files stored on a Windows platform. It also explores several cost-saving strategies for managing the integrated data. Jan 20, 2004 Xbox: Backward Compatibility FAQ Xbox backward compatibility enables original Xbox games on the compatibility list to be played on your Xbox 360 console. Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Coexistence and Migration for Lotus Domino Mail This guide discusses Exchange Server 2003 coexistence and migration for Lotus Domino Mail. Sep 05, 2006 Microsoft Application Transporter 2006 for Lotus Domino The Application Transporter 2006 is a tool designed for organizations that are migrating data from Lotus Notes/Domino applications to Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services. Microsoft Collaboration Learn more about Microsoft's collaboration strategy. Resources for Interoperability and Migration from Lotus Domino Tools and resources for developers Exchange Server 2007 Partners Individuals and organizations seeking to get the most out of Exchange Server 2007 can find a wide range of offerings from our partners. Simple List Extensions for RSS and Atom The Simple List Extensions are designed as extensions to existing feed formats, such as RSS 2.0 and Atom, to make exposing ordered lists of items easier and more accessible to users. Mar 14, 2006 Microsoft adCenter API This API allows you to create applications that create and manage adCenter campaigns, orders, keywords, and ads; obtain the status on orders, keywords and ads; pause and resume orders; generate reports on campaign performance; and perform order targeting. MOM Interoperability To increase the management capabilities of your operation, MOM supports several different mechanisms for interoperability with other systems and products. BizTalk Adapter for FTP The FTP adapter exchanges data between an FTP server and Microsoft BizTalk Server, and allows for the integration of vital data stored on a variety of platforms with line-of-business applications. Mar 23, 2006 BizTalk Adapter for POP3 You use the Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3) adapter to retrieve data from a server that houses POP3 mailboxes into a server running Microsoft BizTalk Server by means of the POP3 protocol. Mar 23, 2006 BizTalk Adapter for HTTP You use the HTTP adapter to exchange information between Microsoft BizTalk Server and an application by means of the HTTP protocol. Mar 23, 2006 Development Platform and Commerce Server Systems With the Commerce Server development platform you can build Commerce Server Web applications, customize Commerce Server business logic, and integrate with other applications by using BizTalk Server adapters. 2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS This download allows you to export and save to the PDF and XPS formats in eight 2007 Microsoft Office programs. It also allows you to send as e-mail attachment in the PDF and XPS formats in a subset of these programs. Nov 08, 2006 Identity Management for UNIX (IDMU) The Identity Management for UNIX (IDMU) components of Windows Server 2003 R2 make it easy to integrate computers running Windows into your existing UNIX enterprise. Windows Live Search API The Windows Live Search Web Service application programming interface (API), version 1.0, is an XML Web Service that enables developers to programmatically submit queries to and retrieve results from the Windows Live Search Engine. Virtual Earth Map Control SDK The Virtual Earth map control software development kit (SDK) consists of a set of conceptual topics about Virtual Earth and a complete set of reference topics that cover the Virtual Earth map control application programming interface (API). Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Support for Mobile Devices With Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, team workspaces can be accessed through the browser on your smart phone, Pocket PC, or Web-enabled mobile phone so that you can stay productive anywhere, anytime.