Category Archives: Microsoft Stuff

SharePoint Portal Server 2003: Adding a Template to Top Level Portal Site Template Gallery

While this tip is nothing truly innovative or new to most of my readers, it is something I get emailed questions on fairly regularly. Apparently I left a comment on another blogger’s site in the past telling them to email … Continue reading

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Mapping a New Site Collection to a Specific Content DB

Bill English had an interesting post on creating a top level site in a specific content database that falls in the “Duh why didn’t I think of that”category for me. While I agree with him that this isn’t a solution … Continue reading

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New to Development?

As a .NET user group leader I am always on the look out for good development resources for all experience levels. That is why I thought this “New to Development” portal set up by the ASP.NET team is absolutely fantasic! … Continue reading

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SharePoint Show #2: 105 Features of SharePoint 2007

RELEASED: SharePoint Show #2: 105 Features of SharePoint 2007, with perspectives and insight by Dustin Miller The show takes you on a 30-minute audio tour of more than 100 features in the new version of SharePoint, along with indepth perspectives … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007

I was checking out Shane’s post on the announcement of the details for Office 2007. When scanning through the price list I was surprised when I saw the words “Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007″. I know Microsoft purchased UMT … Continue reading

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SharePoint Search: Resource List

I remember a long long time ago when Eli Robillard had one of the first really sweet consolidated lists of SharePoint Resources. He has once again stepped up to the plate with an extensive list of SharePoint Search resources. A … Continue reading

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The SharePoint Show

From Mark Harrison’s (most awesome) blog, I just discovered the SharePoint Show. It’s a podcast about…well SharePoint as one might suspect. Very cool to see. I need to download it to check it out myself so I can give a … Continue reading

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SharePoint 123 Training Materials

Matt Ranlett and Brendon Schwartz are two of the many great people I met at Tech-Ed 2005 and now have the pleasure of working with through INETA. Last year they ran a brilliant training series concept called SharePoint 123 for … Continue reading

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How to Create Alternate Site Collection Paths or Urls for Sites Directory in SharePoint

Sometimes depending on your requirements, you need to create site collections with specific urls beyond the typical http://server/sites/sitename. Maybe you want to create a url such as http://server/projects/sitename or http://server/teams/sitename. To do this, you need to go to the SharePoint … Continue reading

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Xbox 360 Dashboard Preview

I’ve had my Xbox 360 for about 2 weeks now and I love it more and more each day. To help share some of the reasons why, I have decided to capture some video of the various elements of the … Continue reading

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