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  • Blog Post: New Ninja Belt Promotions! Heroes Step Forward! Honours, Love, Immortal Fame and Fortune!!!

    Great news Wiki Ninjas! The Ninja Belt Calculator has just been run (monthly), and the list of Ninja Belts have been updated! The result has been updated in the following WIki article: Wiki Ninja Belt Status: Who Has What Belt Ranking The calculator has been run bi-monthly for the last...
  • Blog Post: Interview with a Wiki Ninja & Development Expert: Chervine!

    It's time for an interview with a long time contributor... Chervine Let's look at his stats: 10 Wiki Articles 388 Article Edits 280 Wiki Comments 39 Blog Comments Chervine's blog: http://chervinebhiwoo.blogspot.com/ Some of his top articles: ...
  • Blog Post: Interview with a Wiki Ninja, Microsoft MVP, and .NET Expert - Emiliano Musso

    Today's interview is with... Emiliano Musso Here is his user page: User Page: Emiliano Musso Let's look at his stats! 6,237 Recognition Points 34 Wiki Articles 173 Article Edits 104 Wiki Comments 22 Blog Comments 250 Forum Answers 652 Forum Replies...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (April 2015)

    All the votes are in! And below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, April 2014 !!!! The TechNet Guru Awards celebrate the technical articles on TechNet, contributed from valued wiki authors like YOU! Each month, the contributions are scored by a panel of judges (5 per category...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Wiki Summit!!! A new phase begins today (1st Day Presentations)

    Today is a special day for all TechNet and MSDN Communities, especially for those who collaborate by sharing their knowledge on TechNet Wiki ! This is because we are starting a new phase, where some of our top authors will have the opportunity to present their knowledge in " real time "...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Wiki Ninja Belts - Updated (March 2015)

    Hello Wiki Ninjas and much valued TechNet and MSDN members !!! The Ninja Belt Calculator has just been run, and the list of Ninja Belts have been updated in the following TechNet WIki article: Wiki Ninja Belt Status: Who Has What Belt Ranking The calculator has been run monthly, due to...
  • Blog Post: Council Spotlight: What do you know about the Community Council?

    I would like briefly to mention the TechNet Wiki Community Council . Well, this small group of members from both Microsoft and the MSDN / TechNet Communities is very important for the TechNet Wiki . There are some main areas for the work which I would like to mention very briefly, a valuable...
  • Blog Post: Who are the Top 20 TechNet Guru Award Winners?

    Let's look at the top 20 TechNet Guru Award winners! It's ranked by total medals, and the more gold medals becomes the tie breaker! It's more like the Top 17, but there are three ties. =^) Place Profile Total Medals Gold Medals ...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Wiki Ninja Belts - Updated (April 2015)

    Hello all Wiki Ninjas and much valued TechNet and MSDN members! The Ninja Belt Calculator has just been run, and the list of Ninja Belts have been updated in the following TechNet WIki article: Wiki Ninja Belt Status: Who Has What Belt Ranking The calculator has been run monthly, due to the constant...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: Sensitivity in Editing Guru Entries

    The monthly Guru competition is a beauty to behold. A work of genius. The competition encourages new authors, higher quality contributions whilst washing your whites whiter. The Acorn Metaphor There is a confidence curve with new authors who are attracted to the Wiki in this way. In time these...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (March 2015)

    All the votes are in! And below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, March 2015 !!!! The TechNet Guru Awards celebrate the technical articles on TechNet, contributed from valued wiki authors like YOU! Each month, the contributions are scored by a panel of judges (5 per category...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: What do you put in the See Also section? Should every article have one?

    This is part of the UX Guidelines section, Links and Accessibility . Here are the different link guidelines: Article table of contents This is the "In this article" section under the introduction section. See Page Layout above for detailed instructions on how to create this...
  • Blog Post: Friday with International Community Update – Progress in each language (Mar. 2015)

    Hello, Wiki Ninjas! Today is Friday with International Community Update. The end of March is as follows: The topic of this month: Portuguese(pt-BR) is over 4000 articles!! Polish increased twofold! What happend to Turkish? I doubted a calculation mistake, but it's right. ...
  • Blog Post: Interview with a Wiki Ninja: SharePoint Expert, .NET developer, and Egyptian Ninja - John Naguib

    This week's interview is with: John Naguib His statistics: 5K+ Recognition Points 300+ Forum Answers 10 Wiki Articles 50 Wiki Edits 41 Wiki Comments 500+ Gallery Item Downloads Some of his top Wiki articles: Workflow Manager Disaster Recovery SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Council Spotlight: Help turn Fantastic Forum Answers into Guru Winners!!!

    EVERYONE: If you see a forum thread where there are some helpful answers, then you can help the community! #1 - You can post and encourage the poster/answerer to turn their answer into a Wiki Article and submit it for TechNet Guru! This is especially good if it's a long answer! #2 - If there are...
  • Blog Post: Which new TechNet Wiki logo image is your favorite?

    Here is Alan's blog post from yesterday: Wiki-Life - Images and Figures TechNet Wiki He introduced a new gallery-like page on TechNet Wiki with logo images for TechNet Wiki! Here's that Wiki page: TechNet Wiki - Images and Logos - 2015 So what's your favorite new image...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (February 2015)

    All the votes are in! And below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, February 2015 !!!! The TechNet Guru Awards celebrate the technical articles on TechNet, contributed from valued wiki authors like YOU! Each month, the contributions are scored by a panel of judges (5 per category...
  • Blog Post: Wiki-Life - Images and Figures TechNet Wiki

    Hello Community TechNet Wiki! Today in Wiki-Life , I share two articles with images that can be used in articles, releases, blogs and social media! Wiki Ninja Stick Figures TechNet Wiki - Images and Logos - 2015 Great pictures to share with the community! Also, please collaborate with...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: Getting too Personal!

    Today's Wiki Life is about getting too personal! Most Wiki articles are started by an individual sharing their technical experience. Often people write articles from "their perspective", and include additional commentary, similar to how they would write an email or blog post. But Wiki...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: YOU edited MY article??!

    Yep, that's right! That's the beauty of a wiki! A single author creates an article, but a community of authors maintains and refines the article! Here are a few ways you can edit other peoples articles (you can also apply these tips to your own articles!): Fix the TOC / Add a TOC (if...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Wiki Summit Day 1 Presentation: TNWiki Social Synergy

    I had some technical snags, but thanks to Ronen, we got it going. I haven't been able to get the tech to come together for a recording (comment below if you recorded this or other sessions, so that we can post them), so I'll just recap the topic... We have grown TechNet Wiki from 2010...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Wiki International Summit 2015 - Starts Tomorrow!

    Wow. It's here! First, I have to say thank you to MVP Durval Ramos . He has been amazing, helping make this dream into a reality! The most important thing to consider is how you can sign up to the sessions and what the schedule is! And so, here it is... You can register by filling out the TNWiki...
  • Blog Post: Impact of WikiNinjas on Twitter

    This post was supposed to be a reflection on the importance of social networks. But while thinking about what to write, i thought... i would first do an analysis of what we have today. Tord published a post ' Who is the community '. He has categorized three types the different people in the community...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (January 2015)

    All the votes are in! And below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, January 2015 !!!! The TechNet Guru Awards celebrate the technical articles on TechNet, contributed from valued wiki authors like YOU! Each month, the contributions are scored by a panel of judges (5 per category...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: Optimised Authoring against Bugs

    There are currently a few aspects of the Wiki platform which an author is best planning to work around. This post is a reminder for the experienced and an advanced set of guidelines for the new user. Future Change There is a future platform change which will make most all of this advice obsolete...