Monthly Archives: January 2005

Speaking of RSS…

Bil Simser had a great post today about George Tsiokos’ service that will accept a RSS feed url and compile a dwp file that a site manager (anyone with permission to add web parts) could drop onto their site. This … Continue reading

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Web Part Development 101

I often get asked where someone should go to start learning about web part development. Recently Serge van den Oever had a pretty good post on just that. Well that’s a pretty good answer to use from now on.

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Deep Dives, TechNet, User Group Tours…

Wow so much great stuff happening over the next month or so here in St. John’s, Newfoundland (if you are a geek like me)! February 10, 2005 – 7:00pm Engineering Building, Memorial University, EN-2006 Our .NET User Group will be … Continue reading

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Office Web Component Web Parts

An odd thing happened today… I was replying to an email that came in asking how one could use Pivot Tables, Charts and Spreadsheets on a SharePoint site to display data from an external datasource (ie Access / SQL DB, … Continue reading

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Leaked Screenshots of SharePoint Syndication Tool!!!

In late breaking news yesterday (actually early for my time zone), Jan Tielens reported that screenshots of an application he is developing were leaked onto his desktop in a very strange and unexpected series of eventsÂ…umm wait that don’t make … Continue reading

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Caml Check

Tariq wrote a new tool for running Caml queries against a SharePoint list. I love how says he couldn’t find the tool he was looking for so he wrote one himself. Great stuff Tariq!

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Predictions for SharePoint Portal Server v3

Now here was an interesting post today from Mauro Cardarelli on the next version of SharePoint Portal Server. I’d have to say I am pretty comfortable with his predictions: (1) There will be no SPS 2005. The timing doesn’t make … Continue reading

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More SharePoint Bloggers

You can never have too many SharePoint bloggers out there. Arno Nel posted a couple of links today to a bunch of SharePoint / .NET Development sites from Africa – great stuff Arno!! Keep it up!

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30 Million Licencees

The register reported yesterday in an article that SharePoint Portal Server has nearly 30,000,000 Licencees. That’s a lot of potential user group members!! Did I ever mention that I love SharePoint? Source: JOPX

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Too Much Stinkin Snow!!

Last week I was in Moncton, NB and got caught in the middle of a blizzard. It wasn’t too bad because the place where my meetings were was directly across the street from my hotel. Yesterday we got hammered with … Continue reading

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