13 February 2008

MS Office Development

Primary Resources
Microsoft Office Development Website
MS-Office Development Links
List of MS-Office blogs
Open XML Object Model Diagram
How Microsoft would have us do "workflows"
MS "Worflow" developers site
Office Business Applications
Document-Centric Workflows

What Commentators Are Saying
Office Blossoms as a Developer Platform article

Is MS-Office Development a Fruitful Path to Pursue?
This is the question for this post.

  • Where are the opportunities to create customer value?
  • Where can existing assets be leveraged?
  • Does MS-Project development add value to printing?
  • Is it Possible to Create Value for Print Shops?

Is their a communications outsourcing business opportunity? Print Shops are becoming communication outsource centers. They need to all customers' marketing communications. This MS article on building office applications addresses this. It deals with Enterprise Content Management



Microsoft Takes OOXML Back to the Table - Computing News - Digital Trends

Microsoft Working on Document Format Translator
http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Web-Services-and-SOA/Microsoft-No-File-Format-or-Standard-Is-Perfect/ http://odf-converter.sourceforge.net/ http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS9150245223.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenDocument Standards Wars (and War Crimes) http://radar.oreilly.com/archives/2007/09/microsoft_open.html http://ooxmlisdefectivebydesign.blogspot.com/

Google says no to OOXML!

Further Reading

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