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Tips for Writing a Book, But Generating Logical Help

In my last post (How do you like to write?) I discussed how Doc-To-Help makes it simple for you to write a book, chapter by chapter  - and still output high-quality, feature-rich, *logical* Help and web output, as well as attractive manual output. In this post; a few writing tips... 

How do you like to write?

With music blaring on your iPod? In a quiet corner? Actually, that's not where I'm going with this (although I admit I don't write and listen to music at the same time). I'm talking about something a little more fundamental. Do you like to write in a traditional narrative format?  

LINQ on Speed - LiveLinq Released

ComponentOne LiveLinq is a class library that augments the functionality of LINQ in two related directions: It makes LINQ faster and it adds support for live views to LINQ.  

SharePoint Technology Conference - Boston

It was a day that started early for two of our Product Managers, Dan and Chris.With the release of our SharePoint Web Parts this quarter, they will be quite the conversationalists at the ComponentOne exhibit during SPTechCon in Boston. Hopefully, they'll bring back some pictures for me to post. If you are in the Boston area and would like to meet with Dan or Chris, email me at evet@componentone.com 

XapOptimizer Released to General Availability

Check out this new product that reduces the size of Microsoft Silverlight applications up to 70%.

ComponentOne SDTimes 100 Winner

SDTimes has leaked the winners of this year's SDTimes 100. Drum roll please.......ComponentOne named winner in the Components and Libs category.

SPTechCon: The SharePoint Technology Conference

When: 6/22/2009 - 6/24/2009Where: Boston, MA

Review of Doc-To-Help 2009 by Suzette Leeming

Check out what Suzette Leeming shared during her independent review of Doc-To-help 2009 as it appears on http://www.techwr-l.com/techwhirl/index.php3

ComponentOne Wins Code Project Members Choice Awards

ComponentOne has been awarded two Code Project Members Choice Awards. At a ceremony held during TechEd in Los Angeles, Jeff Hatfield, president at The Code Project (USA) recognized ComponentOne Doc-To-Help as the Members Choice winner in the Documentation and Help category and ComponentOne Maps for SharePoint in the SharePoint Tools category.

Sharing Content Across Multiple Doc-To-Help Projects

Everything you need to know to share is in this cool "How To" article:

Lighting up TechEd

The ComponentOne team at TechEd in LA next week will be handing out some cool booth swag. One of the items they are giving away can be worn...hint, hint. Therefore, they decided to make it fun.  Starting at Noon on Monday, May 11 they will randomly pick someone in the exhibit hall, who is sporting it, and surprise that person with a single Studio for Silverlight subscription. It gets better; they'll pick someone every two hours during the expo hall hours.

Best of TechEd finalists announced

ComponentOne Studio for WinForms has been named a finalist in the developer tools category for the Best of TechEd.

Doc-To-Help in the ATL

The Doc-To-Help team is gearing up for the trip to Atlanta for this year's STC Summit. Make it point to stop by the exhibit to say "Hi" to Dan and Brad.

Heading to Los Angeles

Next week we will be heading to Los Angeles for this year's TechEd. We are exhibitng and you'll find us at booth #134. As mentioned in the recent VSM article, we will have a show promotion running. So stop by to check it out and if you are there during the evening reception we'll have a fun hand-out.

Build iPhone syled apps using the ASP.NET Framework, how?

Studio for iPhone is the only suite of controls available that allows a developer to create iPhone-styled applications using the ASP.NET Framework. The Studio for iPhone suite includes navigation lists, calendars, views, tab bars, cover flow, and various controls, such as buttons and sliders.