We've been working hard on getting v2 of the Property Manager Hero Demo shipped to Github.com. We had a lot of success with v1 of this hero demo. This was demonstrated in our Office 365 kick offRead more Property Manager Hero Demo version 2 Ships!
An Office 365 Developer Tenant is a great resource for developing with the Office 365 REST APIs. It gives you a place to register your app, and a user to test against. However, you have to manually add data to your user’s mailbox or OneDrive. Today we’re excited to announce a sample Windows Store App project that will populate data for Office 365 API services such as mail, calendar, contact and files.Read more Populate your Office 365 Developer Tenant with sample data
In a previous blog post, we told you about the new Connectivity APIs in Visio 2010 that make it easier for developers to create and to move across a connected diagram. We’ve shown you how to use some of the new APIs to create new connected shapes; this blog will examine techniques for traversing connected diagrams. One of the most useful APIs for analyzing a connected diagram is the Shape.ConnectedShapes method, which allows you to get a reference to the shapes connected to a shape.Read more Working with Connected Diagrams Programmatically, part 1
Visio has published the XML Schema Definition (XSD) files for the Microsoft Visio 2010 XML Drawing (.vdx) format. This schema is also known as DatadiagramML. The .XSD files allow developers to better understand the structure of Visio XML documents and design solutions that work with the .VDX file format.Read more Visio 2010 XML Schema Definition Released
Visio developer typically want to automate the export a diagram as a raster image in the PNG, JPG, BMP, or TIFF format for use in a web page or other applications. In this post, we’ll talk about the additions to the Visio object model that let developers configure each of these raster export settings.Read more New Visio 2010 API for Configuring Raster Export
Learn about RibbonX, a XML markup that allows developers to customize the Office UI. It enables 3rd party developers and solution providers to build custom tabs and groups on top of the Ribbon, and target scenarios unique to and optimized for their customers. As Visio adopts the Fluent UI, Visio developers now also have the opportunity to utilize this platform to build and customize Fluent UI to offer users a more discoverable and instructive UI experience.Read more User Interface Extensibility in Visio 2010
Visio's SpatialNeighbors property is useful for finding shapes that are nearby other shapes or that overlap other shapes. It can be used to programmatically answer the question "What did I drop my shape on top of?". This blog discusses the SpatialNeighbors property.Read more Getting to Know Your Neighbors – Quickly