TechNet Magazine Blog

The official blog of TechNet Magazine

January, 2007

  • A bit of self-congratulation

    We're very happy to share with you that TechNet Magazine has been honored with four Society of Technical Commnunications awards ! We're particularly proud to have received an excellence award in the category of scholarly/professional journals, as well...
  • Turning Off ClearType Font Smoothing

    As a follow up to Amy's post about Font Smoothing earlier this week, Terrence Dorsey, another one of our developmental editors, has a great posting about how to take good screenshots for print publication. Check it out over on the MSDN Magazine Blog ...
  • February 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online

    The February 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online - in 11 languages! The Febuary 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online at www.technetmagazine.com/issues/2007/02/ . As I mentioned last week , we're proud to welcome...
  • Get Your SQL Questions Answered

    Hey SQL Server users! For the past couple of years we’ve been using the TechNet Magazine SQL Q&A column as a forum to share the kinds of problems customers bring to support personnel and the solutions to those problems. As you’ll see if you...
  • Field Notes

    If you’ve ever thought you might like to write for TechNet Magazine , but were afraid that your lack of writing experience might hinder you, please reconsider. We are always looking for new writers for our Field Notes column. Although most of the...
  • Font Smoothing - What's the big deal?

    Amy Filbin, the Art & Production Manager for both MSDN Magazine and TechNet Magazine , has a great post over on the MSDN Magazine Blog about why Font Smoothing in screen captures is such a big deal (our authors hate it when we bug them about this...
  • Active Directory Poster available for download

    You may remeber back in March when I posted about the Active Directory Component Jigsaw poster that was published with our March/April 2006 issue . Well, we continue to be amazed by the response we've gotten from readers around the world, who have told...
  • TechNet Magazine Welcomes Mark Russinovich

    This month, TechNet Magazine is pleased to welcome new author and contributing editor Mark Russinovich ! Mark is a technical fellow in the Platforms and Services Division at Microsoft, as well as a noted author (if you haven't read Windows Internals...
  • TechNet Magazine podcasts

    Hi everyone. I'm Joshua Trupin, the executive editor of TechNet Magazine , and I'm sometimes known as "the Other Josh." Many of you already feel as if you know me from my picture that gazes out at you from the magazine each month next to the "From the...
  • What would you like to read about?

    As you may have noticed, in our last few issues we've added a few new regular columns to the TechNet Magazine lineup (including Windows PowerShell , The Desktop Files , The Cable Guy , and Exchange Queue and A ). Our goal with these columns, recognizing...
  • The January 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online - in 11 languages!

    The January 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online - in 11 languages! The January 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online at www.technetmagazine.com/issues/2007/01/ . This month we take an in-depth look at new features...