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    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: 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: 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: Speling an gamma, it is umpotant?

    You just finished witting an awesome article, what should you do next? Get up from your desk and stretch your legs? No! Check the spelling and grammar! How many Microsoft KB articles or Wikipedia articles do you read with spelling or grammatical mistakes? How do you feel when you read an article that...
  • Blog Post: Wednesday - Wiki Life: 10 ways to become the most hated Wiki ninja on the planet

    [ DISCLAIMER ] I'm done with it. Yes, you heard: ABSOLUTELY DONE WITH IT. All these effort to be the best Wiki Ninja in da house... Why the hell would you comply to the rules of the game? It's just a lot of fun the have your butt kicked, after you spent hours on writing a Wiki article...
  • 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: 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: Why should I use TechNet Wiki if I already blog about Microsoft technologies?

    Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday ! This is the fourth article in the Social Synergy series: TNWiki + TechNet Gallery TNWiki + CodePlex TNWiki + TechNet Forums TNWiki + Blogs (this article) So... Why should I use TechNet Wiki if I already blog about Microsoft technologies? ...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: Why create a TechNet Wiki article when you can just link to a forum thread?

    Welcome to Wednesday Wiki Life! So why should you create a TechNet Wiki article when you can just link to an existing forum thread? This blog post is part of the Social Synergy series . Well, I think the need for a Wiki really hit me a few years back when I was searching for a solution to...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (December 2014)

    All the votes are in! And below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, December 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: January TechNet Guru: Rise of PowerShell!!! And Visio takes a nap.

    History of TechNet Guru First of all, if you don't know the history of TechNet Guru, then you should read up on it: The "Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards" is now available in French ! TechNet Guru - New Miscellaneous Category!! Introducing the Wiki and Portals category on TechNet...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: TechNet Wiki + MSDN/TechNet Gallery = AMAZING!!!!

    Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday! For this Wiki Life, I'm bringing back one of my favorite series to blog about: social synergy . First, I want to say that this topic isn't new. For years, we've been preaching the value of using MSDN and TechNet Gallery in conjunction with TechNet Wiki...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (July 2014)

    All the votes are in! (finally) And below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, July 201 4 !!!! Results were a few days late this month, due to many judges being on vacation. The TechNet Guru Awards celebrate the technical articles on TechNet, contributed from valued wiki authors...
  • Blog Post: TNWiki Article Spotlight:TechNet For New Contributors!

    Hello most valuable Wiki family, I am calling Wiki family because we are really very big family. In this Tuesday blog article, I want to answer some of the frequent questions by new members on TechNet Wiki. Merhaba çok değerli wiki ailesi, wiki ailesi diyorum çünkü artık...
  • Blog Post: Interview with the Curah Ninja Team - celebrating 1 year Curah!

    Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? We are the Curah! international team, located in Redmond and around the world, in Latin America, Europe, East Asia and Russia. This gives us the opportunity to work with communities around the world. What are your big projects right now? There...
  • Blog Post: Interview with a Wiki Ninja and PowerShell MVP: Chen V!

    Welcome to another Interview with a Wiki Ninja! This one is 5 months in the making! Chen V is an MVP in PowerShell! TechNet Wiki Stats: 153 Articles 773 Edits 366 Comments Let's get to the interview... Who are you? Myself: Chendrayan Venkatesan; people call...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (October 2014)

    All the votes are in! And below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, October 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: Friday - International Spotlight: Turkish friendly

    Recently, Brazil and Turkey have performed great feats for TechNet and MSDN Communities. We can see a special organization, the high knowledge on Products and Services and especially union to share Technical Articles by Turkish group. The " Turkish Avengers Team " (TAT) !!! Now you...
  • Blog Post: Wednesday - Wiki Life: The Importance of Longer, High-Quality Articles

    This is piggybacking on Peter Geelen's hilariously sarcastic blog post from last week... Wednesday - Wiki Life: 10 ways to become the most hated Wiki ninja on the planet Today let's discuss the length and quality of articles. It won't benefit you if your articles aren't long...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: How To Fix a Wiki Article TOC

    Hi ! Today I will show you how to fix a Wiki Article TOC. The "TOC" feature The “TOC” feature was introduced 2 years ago (see Wiki Life: How easy is it to add a table of contents? ) and is probably one of the most used feature on the TechNet Wiki, as it is easy to use: Use [toc]...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (September 2014)

    All the votes are in! And below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, September 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: [New eBook]: The Wiki Ninjas Guide to SharePoint 2013 - IDTP! Written by the SP-brothers

    Hello WikiNinjas! First WikiNinjas eBook The eBook written by the community for the community has been downloaded more than 500 times in only two weeks. I can confirm you that the milestone has been reached. This is a real success and without YOU we couldn’t never reach this. IDTP...
  • Blog Post: Interview with a Wiki Ninja - Naomi N: T-SQL & SQL Server Forum Moderator, MCC, and Forums Champion!

    If you don't know Naomi N , then you probably haven't visited the forums yet! Naomi is one of the top MSDN and TechNet forums champions, a Moderator on many forums! First, she has some amazing forum statistics: 175K+ Recognition Points 9K+ Answers 5K+ Helpful Posts 31K+ Replies ...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (August 2014)

    All the votes are in! And below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, August 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...