Monthly Archives: March 2005

SharePoint Portal Server Hands on Labs

Apparently there are SharePoint Portal Server Hands on Labs available now via Technet – I did not realize this till I read Arpan’s post thing morning. The hands on labs are awesome if you want to get some guided experience … Continue reading

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Chart Web Part From Jesper Halvorsen

A very common request or feature that individuals want on their SharePoint dashboard is the ability to display charts of data. It’s pretty much a guaranteed check mark on the list of requirements. The Office Web Components offer this but … Continue reading

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World of Warcraft

OK went ahead and picked up a copy each for myself and Shane today. Should be a bit of fun. Anyone else playing WOW these days? Got any good advice on getting started? Drop me a line.

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CSI Video Game

Last Night I was bored and figured since I can’t take my Xbox with me when I travel I should at least have a decent PC game that could help pass the time.  Shane has been talking about checking out … Continue reading

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Soggy Cornflakes

So I wake up this morning in my hotel feeling happy that after a very busy week on the road…I am heading home.  I start packing everything up - all the while puzzled as to how everything can go in my … Continue reading

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WebParts – From Sharepoint to ASP.NET 2.0

Got web parts on your mind? Wondering what ASP.NET 2.0 web parts are all about and how they compare to SharePoint web parts? Have a read of this article by Dino Esposito on – It’s good!

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Customizing and Branding SharePoint Portal Server and Windows SharePoint Services

For those of you who are interested in SharePoint Customization – you may want to check out the MSDN Webcast this Friday by Mike Fitzmaurice. Many deployments of Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies wouldn’t be complete without modifications to settings … Continue reading

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Business Process Management Solutions Review

Bob Mixon has an excellent review posted on BPM solutions that are available in the market today. I really like how he has compared each product by using the same important high level criteria: Workflow Designer Product Extensibility Microsoft Platform … Continue reading

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Fable For Windows

From Much like Microsoft took the Xbox-exclusive Halo and beefed it up for release on Windows, the company is now taking its role-playing game Fable and preparing to release it on Windows this fall. Fable: The Lost Chapters is … Continue reading

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The HD Era…Sounds Good!

Some exciting (yet still somewhat vague) details released today during the keynote at the Game Developers Conference about the next Xbox. (Source: Major Nelsons Weblog) Great to see SOMETHING released officially on it anyhow. —- SAN FRANCISCO — March 9, … Continue reading

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