May, 2010

  • SharePoint, Project, and Visio 2010 are now available through MSDNAA

    One of the biggest differentiators between MSDN AA and DreamSpark is that MSDN AA contains some of the Office Suite and now contains Office 2010 SharePoint, Project, and Visio Professional versions.  Whereas DreamSpark focuses heavily on Developer and Designer tools, MSDN Academic Alliance offers a wider variety of tools for students, faculty, and IT staff. To access these items, your MSDN AA administrator must activate them in your ELMS/e-academy storefront or make them available through the interface used at your school. The following versions are available: SharePoint Server 2010 (x64)...
  • Challenge: Technical Books Discounts for Technical Moms

    Challenge: Technical Books Discounts for Technical Moms My challenge to you :  What discounts can you offer for technical moms on Mother’s Day to tell the Women in Tech Story? On Thursday I had a fantastic interaction on Twitter with Tim O’Reilly , co-author of the upcoming Twitter Book , founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media .  Let me tell you my story … I’m a developer, a technical evangelist, and the pregnant mommy of a toddler.  I started out the day writing a how-to article today and glanced at my email.  I saw a flood of Mother’s Day discount deals for any number of non-technical...