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    This is a continuation of my previous blog posts in this series, Navigational Guidelines: Wiki Life: What are in-line links? Wiki Life: What do you put in the See Also section? Should every article have one? This topic (Other Resources) is part of the UX Guidelines section, Links and...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Guru - Do you know any good judges?

    As we seek to round out a solid team of great judges for TechNet Guru, we want to ask you... Do you know any good judges? We're looking for MVPs or Microsoft employees. We also have judges who are on the TechNet Wiki Community Council and help judge articles from the perspective of how...
  • Blog Post: Please Translate My TechNet Wiki Article!!!

    Pretty please??? Guess what! People were thinking, "You know, we should have a place where someone could ask to get their article translated into another language. Then it would be sweet if those translators could take a look and help out." Wouldn't that be cool? So, I guess...
  • Blog Post: Top Contributors Awards! Moving, Clarifying, Analysing, Authoring, and many more "ings"!!! Come join the TechNet Summer Lovefest!

    Welcome back for another analysis of contributions to TechNet Wiki over the last week. First up, the weekly leader board snapshot... Congratulations to Peter! Reclaiming his rightful throne at the top of the league! And congratulations to John, for being our new "new articles"...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (May 2015)

    All the votes are in! And below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, May 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: Arduino Uno: Reading the temperature

    In this article, we will introduce you to the technology of the moment: Internet of things, as it starts hitting the Technet Wiki too. Nowadays, if we think about all the technology that we use daily: they are able to generate information. In this article, we will focus on the introduction of the...
  • Blog Post: Top Contributors Awards! Brazilian Bloggers, Great Gurus, Hive Hints (Azure), Small Basic Games and much much more!

    Welcome back for another analysis of contributions to TechNet Wiki over the last week. First up, the weekly leader board snapshot, is missing this week, as it was broken when I tried to grab it. Maybe I'll add it in another day. Last time I saw, Sandro was top dog this week, so congrats to...
  • Blog Post: International Update: Portuguese Interviews and Blog Posts!!!

    First I just want to say Thank You to our team member... Jefferson Castilho Jefferson is a Microsoft Partner, holds many certifications, and his blog can be found here: jeffersoncastilho.wordpress.com This last week, you might have seen this great community interview with Portuguese community...
  • Blog Post: Top Contributors Awards! Wrongs Righted! Single Sign-on City Central! O.C.D. Outlooker! June Gems! Teleworking Tools! Lots of Love!

    Welcome back for another analysis of contributions to TechNet Wiki over the last week. First up, the weekly leader board snapshot... Congratulations to DanishIslam for racing to the top of the revisers list this week! And to Ed, for still holding top spot on new articles for the month...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: Featured Articles (May, 2015)

    After a long wait our Home Page has again been updated with new Featured Articles . The English Featured Article Team is proud to select these articles, because they improve the quality of our TNWiki articles. It's important to remember that our team takes into consideration Best Practices...
  • Blog Post: Interview with a Wiki Ninja - Renato Groffe

    Hello Wiki community , today is the day of Monday interview with Wiki Ninja . It is my pleasure to introduce Renato Groffe Site : https://www.facebook.com/RenatoGroffeSW Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/renatogroff Linkedin: https://br.linkedin.com/in/renatogroffe Some of Renato...
  • Blog Post: WIKI LIFE CHALLENGE: Can you add one article to a portal?

    Hello. This is a blog post. And you're reading it. Do you know TechNet Wiki? It's this thing: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/ On the front page, there are 8 portals. Here are two of them: Wiki: Technologies Portal Wiki: Development Portal Well, you know...
  • Blog Post: Be our TechNet Guru of the month! Let us bestow glory and kudos upon you!

    TechNet Gurus... we salute you! You're awesome, and we know it! Your knowledge uploads and nifty info nuggets are our life blood at TechNet Wiki. Every awesome article that gets an award is just the start. We are building up the most sensational collection of gifts of knowledge from eminent...
  • Blog Post: After all, are we TechNet or MSDN?

    It may seem like a joke, but I say this wherever I go. "Do you know the TechNet Wiki?" And sometimes the answer is... "KSSSHHH KUUUHHH... Of course, but It's a pity that there isn't currently a MSDN Wiki" Oh man. Again?!? Really? I'm starting...
  • 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...