Monthly Archives: June 2006

Internet Explorer 7, Beta 3

Internet Explorer 7 is edging closer and closer to a final release.  I’m quite excited about it.  This latest build boasts tab re-ordering, image scaling, ftp functionality and easy access to email. Download Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3 here

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Buzzword Bingo + MOSS 2007/WSS v3

Hold on to your hats while I step you (as best I can right now) through the anatomy of a MOSS 2007 Internet Facing WCM capable Variations based site in a light hearted and educationally confusing way … I wanted … Continue reading

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SharePoint Community Kit

Lawrence, and Bil have pointed out that CodePlex is officailly launched. One project that I am pleased to say Amanda and I will both be involved with is the SharePoint Community Kit. You will be able to track the progress … Continue reading

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SharePoint Products and Technologies article on ActiveWin.com

ActiveWin.com sponsored me to go to Tech ED Boston as a technical writer this year. I had a chance to report back with several articles based on the events and things that really sparked my interest. My latest article has … Continue reading

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The importance of planning in MOSS 2007/WSS v3

It’s absolutely critical that you understand the anatomy of sites in MOSS 2007 (WCM) and WSS v3 in order to properly plan your site content and architecture. I have read countless articles on the ASP.NET 2.0 master pages feature and I have noticed … Continue reading

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Designing in MOSS 2007/WSS 3.0 – "The Pitch" …

Coming from a web “designer” / graphic designer background, I have my fair share of beefs with SharePoint technologies as a web based platform.  I’ll have a fairly detailed post outlining some of that in the next day or so, in the interim I wanted … Continue reading

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Julie Lerman and Hubby take on Newfoundland

This week Julie Lerman and hubby are staying with us which should be a lot of fun. Julie is set to deliver (I believe) an ADO.NET presentation to our St. John’s .NET usergroup.  www.wedevelop.net It should be a fun week … Continue reading

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SharePoint Designer 2007 – Another Hidden Gem

If you have spent any time writing style-sheets in SharePoint Designer 2007, you may have noticed the “Style Preview” window. While you edit your styles you get a real-time preview which actually works!  Awesome! – Take a look at bottom … Continue reading

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Customizing Master Pages using SharePoint Designer 2007 (Tip)

I just noticed this little tidbit and figured I would pass it along.  When customizing sites in WSS v2 I made a habit of duplicating and renaming the default.aspx file for disaster recovery purposes.  MOSS 2007 makes use of the … Continue reading

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SharePoint Designer 2007 – Hidden Gems

One of the great things about SharePoint Designer 2007 is the much improved CSS support. When customizing SharePoint sites, there is now a much cleaner interfacce for dealing with multiple stylesheets.One common scenario might be that you want to customize … Continue reading

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