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Editor's Note
Mitch Irsfeld

Third IE9 Preview is ready

Microsoft has released the next preview of the Internet Explorer 9 with support for the HTML 5 Canvas. Download the IE9 Platform Preview and see the User Guide and Release Notes. Also check out this Channel 9 video: Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 3: A Look at the New Demos.

Speaking of updates, the Windows Sysinternals team has released two updated tools: Autoruns v10 and Process Explorer v12.04. Check out the major update to Autoruns, which includes bug fixes and introduces the ability to scan offline Windows installations and more. Process Explorer v12.04 adds the ability to generate full and minidump process crash dump files and fixes a bug in the process permission dialog.

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Beta of TechNet Library Lightweight View ready for testing

We’ve just released a beta of this new TechNet Lightweight Library experience and would love to get your feedback as we polish the experience for final release. Notable features of the new design include a lightweight table of contents and tabbed code blocks which persist your favorite development language.

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Mitch Irsfeld
Editor, TechNet Flash

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Worldwide Partner Conference starts July 11
July 11-15, 2010, Washington, D.C.
Interact with thousands of other partners at WPC 2010 by using WPC Connect and the Connect Wall. Use Digital WPC as your central hub during the conference for event news, schedule changes, daily recaps and impromptu at event interviews. And if you can’t attend one of the keynotes or a session you can watch all keynotes streamed live or on-demand and watch a number of the sessions on demand after the conference.

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November 1-2, 2010, Las Vegas
Come to Las Vegas and participate in the SharePoint community. Meet other professionals in sessions, in the expo hall, and at conference events. This is your chance to network and make those personal connections with conference speakers, the SharePoint team from Microsoft plus our sponsors and vendors.

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