Monthly Archives: January 2006

Internet Explorer 7: Public Preview

Great News! – Internet Explorer 7 is now available for everyone to download. Microsoft wants you to start testing your sites in Internet Explorer 7. Via The IE Blog: I’m very excited we’ve released a public preview of beta2 that … Continue reading

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SharePoint Customization: Search SharePoint with MSN Desktop Search

Common Question: Is it possible to search our intranet (SPS) using MSN Desktop Search? Answer: This tidbit from Mark Harrison: Ive just come across a Registry hack to add a button to the UI (need to logoff/on). Windows Registry Editor … Continue reading

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What do SharePoint, Office 12, Biztalk, VS2005 Addins and Xbox have in common?

Well other than Microsoft they are all talked about on the latest podcast by the plumbers. Why are you still here? Go listen to the plumbers latest podcast on O12, Xbox and more.

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SharePoint Customization: Lookup Columns and Calculated Values

Great tip from Dustin Miller I mention in just about every Bootcamp that the biggest problem with calculated fields is that you can’t use them in lookups. Well, the solution, as I mention in class, is to perform your calculations … Continue reading

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Intranets: Ten Best Intranets of 2006 (via Jakob Nielsen)

Amanda just emailed me this article on the 10 best intranets of 2006 Ten Best Intranets of 2006 (by Jakob Nielsen) Summary: This year, we saw increased use of multimedia, e-learning, internal blogs, and mobile access. Winning companies also encouraged … Continue reading

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SharePoint Customization: Customizing Admin Pages

Eric Shupps has a nifty post on customizing the admin pages. While I have not yet had a chance to go through the whole thing I am a big fan of Erics in depth posting style so I’m certain it’s … Continue reading

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SharePoint Customization: Quick Launch Web Part

If you have not already seen/used Bob Mixons Quick Launch Web Part then you don’t know what you are missing. I am posting on this again because I need the link stored away in my blog. I have been using … Continue reading

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SharePoint: 2005 Highlights

These are hands down my favorite type of posts. The “best” of type where someone has been putting together all the nifty things they found in the year previous. JOPX has a great little post on some of the things … Continue reading

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SharePoint v3: A couple of V3/12 questions answered

This piece of a recent blog post from the SharePoint development team stood out. I have added a SharePoint v3 category to the blog and will post anything v3 related from here on under there. It’s nice to see they … Continue reading

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SharePoint: Introduction to ASP.NET 2.0 Web Parts

Jesse Liberty recently published a nice tutorial on building dynamic portal-like UI with drag/drop end-user customization using the new ASP.NET 2.0 Web Parts functionality. What are you waiting for? Go read the Web Parts in ASP.NET 2.0 article! Thanks to … Continue reading

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