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Snack Time: A Dynamics Buffet – Yammy

Posted by Rubel Khan on June 27, 2010

  • Using Field Service Depot Management in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010
  • Basic User Configuration Options in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, Configuration, Global Environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, Configuration, Internet Facing Deployment
  • Importing Data in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
  • What’s New in Management Reporter 2.0 for Microsoft Dynamics ERP
  • Configuring and Using the Product Catalog in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
  • Source: Ken Rosen http://borntolearn.mslearn.net

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    Windows 7 and Office 2010 TS Exam: Beta Coming Soon!

    Posted by Rubel Khan on June 27, 2010

    Microsoft will be opening registration for the following beta exam soon:

    • 70-681    TS: Windows® 7 and Office 2010, Deploying

    As with every beta exam, seats are limited. Microsoft will be using our MSL SME database to recruit for the first round of beta participants. For your best chance of participating, create a SME profile by filling out the survey on the MSL SME site on Microsoft Connect. (See this post for more information.) If you have already created your SME profile, make sure that you update it to reflect your interest in taking a beta exam and your experience with Windows 7 and Office 2010.

    A few days before registration opens, we’ll send a notification to qualified SMEs through Connect. The notification will include the beta code. If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail mslcd@microsoft.com.

    Source: Amanda Van Kleeck http://borntolearn.mslearn.net

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    Now available! Exam-70-512: TS: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010, Administration

    Posted by Rubel Khan on June 27, 2010

    Exam 70-512 is now available in Prometric testing centers. This is a Technical Specialist exam designed to test the candidate’s knowledge and skills on installing, configuring, and maintaining Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server. Candidates typically work in an enterprise development organization that provides process automation services by using TFS.

    This exam covers the following topics:

    • Installing and configuring TFS
    • Managing TFS
    • Customizing TFS for team use
    • Administering version control

    For a more detailed list of the skills measured on this exam, check out the prep guide. To schedule your exam, visit Prometric’s Web site.

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    Challenge yourself – 70-640 and 70-536 candidates

    Posted by Rubel Khan on June 27, 2010

    Here’s a cool way to prepare for Exam 70-640 (TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory — Configuration) or Exam 70-536 (TS: Microsoft .NET Framework – Application Development Foundation): Challenge yourself by signing up to receive a series of practice test questions that can help identify gaps in your knowledge.

    After registering for this free program, you’ll receive an email every week – for seven weeks – with three practice test questions from MeasureUp, a leading provider of practice tests for MCPs. You will also be able to review videos created by some of our best Microsoft Certified Trainers who provide the answers to the questions and discussions on the featured technologies.

    Web

    If you are considering taking these exams, why not take a few minutes to learn more about this opportunity to test your knowledge. And let us know what you learned and how this program works for you.

    Source: Tjeerd Veninga  http://borntolearn.mslearn.net

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    Learning Snacks: Office 2010 — now in English, Spanish, Japanese, and German

    Posted by Rubel Khan on June 27, 2010

    Title pretty much says it all—our Office 2010 learning snack is now available in four languages.

    Source: Ken Rosen http://borntolearn.mslearn.net

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    Free Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Training at Channel 9

    Posted by Rubel Khan on June 27, 2010

    New training videos are available right now over at Channel 9

    Application Compatibility for Office 2010 – Analyze your environment for installed add-ins and identify potential migration issues as you migrate earlier versions of Office to Office 2010. Learn how the Compatibility Inspector tools can perform an analysis of the code and suggest potential issues with this video on Channel 9. Additional videos and a lab are also available.

    Learn SharePoint 2010 Best Practices – Explore design considerations you should have as you start creating SharePoint solutions targeting SharePoint 2010. Additional videos, labs and code available on testing, deployment and security in this new training course on Channel 9.

    Source: Ken Rosen http://borntolearn.mslearn.net/

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    Now available! Exam – 70-177: TS: Microsoft Project Server 2010, Configuring

    Posted by Rubel Khan on June 27, 2010

    Exam 70-177 is now available in Prometric testing centers. This is a Technical Specialist exam designed to assess candidates’ hands-on skills using and configuring Microsoft Project Server 2010.

    Candidates for this exam:

    • are experienced in implementing and supporting the Microsoft Project Server 2010 solution and also have experience with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 technology.
    • are responsible for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of a Project Server 2010 implementation.
    • typically work as an Enterprise Project Management (EPM) consultant, a project server administrator, an IT professional, or a developer.

    For a more detailed list of the skills measured on this exam, check out the prep guide.  To schedule your exam, visit Prometric’s Web site.

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    Free Clinic: What’s New in Microsoft SharePoint 2010 for Developers

    Posted by Rubel Khan on June 27, 2010

    Introduction
    This two-hour clinic describes various new features and enhancements that Microsoft SharePoint 2010 provides developers. It describes how you can create and deploy SharePoint 2010 solutions using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. It also describes how you can develop remote clients for SharePoint 2010 and develop SharePoint 2010 solutions that incorporate data from external line-of-business applications.

    This clinic covers the following topics:

    • Developing SharePoint 2010 Solutions with Visual Studio 2010
    • Integrating New Development Features in SharePoint 2010 Solutions
    • Developing Remote Clients for SharePoint 2010
    • Incorporating External Data in SharePoint 2010 Solutions

    Developers completing this clinic have at least12 months of experience developing solutions with ASP.NET. They should also have 6 months of experience developing solutions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

    Objectives
    At the end of the course, students will be able to:
    • Develop SharePoint 2010 solutions with Visual Studio 2010.
    • Describe the new process capabilities for SharePoint 2010 developers.
    • Develop remote clients for SharePoint 2010 using the client object model and ADO.NET data services.
    • Develop SharePoint 2010 solutions that incorporate data from external line-of-business applications

    Sign in: https://www.microsoftelearning.com/eLearning/courseDetail.aspx?courseId=160329&tab=overview

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    Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 Launches June 30

    Posted by Rubel Khan on June 17, 2010

    Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 Launches June 30 Microsoft is pleased to announce the approaching launch of Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2010 on June 30. Review the planned MOS 2010 exams and get ready to certify for MOS 2010.

    Read the full article »

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    Start building better websites

    Posted by Rubel Khan on June 17, 2010

    Download Microsoft Web PI and get the framework, server, database, and tools you need to build and run websites on Windows.

    http://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspx?wt.mc_id=bac-web-corp-BBWS_mscom_WebPI

    Why you’ll love it.

    It’s Free

    The Web PI is a free download with no strings attached. We don’t know about you, but we definitely like free.

    It’s Tiny

    Weighing in at under 2 megabytes, the Web PI is the fastest way to get the components that make up the Microsoft Web Platform.

    It’s Smart

    Installing Web Apps or updating the Microsoft Web Platform, Web PI’s improved validation support ensures everything just works.

    It’s Up-To-Date

    Whether you’re updating or installing components, Web PI always includes the latest version of the Microsoft Web Platform.

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