John Martin's Blog

Inside Microsoft TechNet

May, 2008

  • New Social Bookmarking Feeds in MSDN Dev Centers

    Part of our vision for Social Bookmarks it to use "social feeds" (i.e., feeds generated by content bookmarked by customers) to enable members of the community to publish useful resources directly to our sites. I'm happy to say that we have two great...
  • NOW LIVE: Social Bookmarking Preview for MSDN, TechNet, and Expression

    The Social Bookmarking Preview for MSDN, TechNet, and Expression is now live and can be accessed with these links: http://msdnbookmarks.com http://technetbookmarks.com http://expressionbookmarks.com While the Preview does not have full...
  • New Channel 9 Videos on MSDN/TechNet Social Vision and Apps

    Great new videos about MSDN and TechNet's social vision, new social apps, and site redesign are now online on Channel 9! Meet the people behind the sites... MSDN/TechNet Social Platform: Social Bookmarking, User Profile, Enhanced Forums MSDN...
  • About Social Bookmarking, Tagspace, and our new Social Platform

    Since Friday, I’ve seen a few blogs that refer to our Social Bookmarks as Tagspace , and some that also assume we aim to compete with Delicious and other social bookmarking sites. Some comments… The MSDN and TechNet sites are not trying to...
  • PREVIEW: Social Bookmarking on MSDN &TechNet

    Next week, we will release a preview version of Social Bookmarks for both MSDN and TechNet and showcase it at TechEd North America the following week. While the preview will not have full functionality (it is also English-only), it will allow members...
  • MSDN & TechNet Forums 3.3

    Back in February, we released a totally new Forums application for MSDN Forums , TechNet Forums , and Expression Forums . In addition to an overhauled UX, and better performance, the new Forums app has some notable new features like filters to quickly...
  • MSDN & TechNet at TechEd North America 2008

    TechEd North America is a launch event for the MSDN and TechNet teams ( we're opening the sites up to the community ) and this year we are bringing all our good stuff together into "Zones" - the MSDN Zone for Developer Week and the TechNet Zone for IT...
  • MSDN & TechNet are Changing!

    Today, the MSDN and TechNet websites are taking a big step forward by updating both the look-and-feel of the sites and, more importantly, what kind of content appears on the site home page and the home pages of mini-sites called Developer Centers and...