Wednesday, 27 June 2007

Google Earth Outreach Introduced

Google has launched Google Earth Outreach, a new program designed to help the nonprofit organizations around the world giving the power of Google Earth to illustrate and explain what they do. As a nonprofit organization or a group, you can use Google Earth to capture the work you are doing, the people you are helping and all visually. Just create your own KML files and submit to Google Earth. Several Tutorials and examples help you to know about KML files and creation of KML files. You can find tutorials and examples at Tutorials Section. Know more about KML and the tags used by accessing the KML reference section.There are many categories where your files get placed like

  • Social Services
  • Environment & Science
  •  Public Health
  • Education & Culture
  • Global Development
  • Current Affairs

You can find examples at Google Earth Outreach Showcase. If you want your content to be submitted to Outreach, submit your KML files here.

About Google Earth

Google Earth makes world's geographic information easily accessible and useful by making maps and the power of searching through satellite imagery. Google Earth can be downloaded at

Visual Studio 2005 - Get your Free copy

You can grab a free copy of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 offered by Microsoft. Visual Studio 2005 has an estimated retail price of $299.00. All you need is just register to Labcast and attend their Labcast series. These series helps you to get in depth knowledge from visual studio experts. Here are some of the labcast subjects

Learn how to

  • Modernize and simplify installation of Visual Basic 6.0 applications
  • Add new data-bound forms to Visual Basic 6.0 applications
  • Introduce simple background threading to Visual Basic 6.0 applications
  • View and edit SQL Server™ data
  • Create data-centric Web applications with your Visual Basic desktop development skill
  • Keep Microsoft Word documents in sync with your database

This offer is for a limited time and attend for any two labcast series and submit the evaluation form for each session, you could win a complementary copy of Visual Studio 2005. Try it out. If you are lucky, you would get the free copy or else you would gain knowledge on Visual Studio 2005. Anyway's, it is beneficial to us.