Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering

The official blog of the Microsoft Office product development group

July, 2009

  • Tell us what you think about Office 2010 (Technical Preview)

    Using Office 2010, have something you want to tell Office? Maybe you're having trouble finding something in the UI or have a specific suggestion on how we can improve a feature. Or, maybe there's something you love and you want to make sure we know about...
  • Microsoft Office Backstage (Part 1 – Backstory)

    Hi, I'm Clay Satterfield and I'm a Senior Program Manager on the Office User Experience team. Within the first few hours or so of using the Office 2010 Technical Preview, it’s pretty likely that you’ll eventually need to “Save As” or “Print” or do something...
  • Office 2010 Application Security

    Hello, my name is Brad and I work on the Office security team; we focus on a couple of key areas: building security features that improve the Office product line and driving the security engineering process across the division as part of the Security...
  • Save Some Time -- Save Some Trees

    I'm Jon Gordner, a PM on the User Experience team. As Clay wrote in his post , we created the Backstage View for the opportunity to take Office's OUT features - those that you use to do things to the whole file (rather than the content within it) - and...
  • Welcome to the Office 2010 Engineering blog

    This week, we announced the availability of the Office2010 Technical Preview for limited testing. Over the coming months, we hope to learn a lot from our Technical Preview customers about Office2010 and at the same time, we will use this blog to highlight...
  • Introduction to Word 2010

    On this blog we've already started discussing many of the new features (like the Microsoft Office Backstage ) which span across all of the Office 2010 applications. In addition to many continuing posts about these features, we'll also frequently highlight...
  • Office Web Apps: The Three Tenets

    Though not available for the public to try (yet), there has been quite a bit of recent buzz around the Office Web Apps we will be shipping with Office 2010 (here links to articles from PCWorld and from ZDNet ). Mike Morton (Group Program Manager...