Archive for June, 2009

SharePoint Saturday Charlotte

June 21, 2009

This weekend’s SharePoint Saturday Charlotte was a huge success. It was jam packed with attendees and had a great speaker lineup. Everybody I talked with seemed to have a great time and there were a lot of good discussions outside the sessions as well. I think the overall SharePoint Saturday circuit has been a tremendous […]

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Using jQuery to Update an Item Without A Form

June 15, 2009

I have been investigating jQuery for about six months now. There are some great examples of it out on the Internet through sources like Paul Grenier’s “jQuery for Everyone” series on End User SharePoint as well as Jan Tielen’s blog. Most of the examples I have seen relate to using it to change style and […]

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TriSPUG July Presentation – Using jQuery to Build a Document Review Application

June 14, 2009

I just sent in the details for my proposed presentation for the Triangle SharePoint User Group’s July 7th meeting. The meeting will take place at TekSystems Raleigh and run from 6pm – 8pm. The presentation is titled Using jQuery to Build a Document Review Application – Intro to jQuery for SharePoint Developers. I will provide […]

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THE SharePoint PowerShell Module (SPoshMod)

June 10, 2009

The first release of THE SharePoint PowerShell Module (SPoshMod) is now available on CodePlex. As I mentioned in a previous post, PowerShell is a great tool for SP Admins and Developers to learn. It can really make administration and content deployment tasks easier and repeatable. Take a look and provide feedback to the team!

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PowerShell and SharePoint

June 4, 2009

I come from a development background but the past few years I have been at lot more time on system administration with applications like SharePoint. While there are some good command line tools, I am not a great command line scripter. Getting proper code flow when writing batch files leaves a lot to desired when […]

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Other Uses for SharePoint Search

June 3, 2009

SharePoint Search can be used to power much more than just ad-hoc searches. The standard web parts are highly customizable and there is also the option to create your own that leverage either the Search API or web services. Search Core ResultsI really like that the rendering of the results can be completely customized by […]

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SharePoint Quota Management

June 1, 2009

SharePoint ships with a decent set of Quota Management tools. Many of the people I talk to are not familiar with the tools because they do not believe they need quotas. I think the tools offer valuable information that can be used to help maintain a well run farm even if strict quota management is […]

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