Santomania

Addy Santo's occasional braindumps

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    Using Access 2003 as a Smart Client

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    If a 'Smart Client' means being able to work online or offline and call Web Services then here is an example. This app lets you copy the WSSFAQ and view it in an Access form.
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    XmlDocument.CreateProcessingInstruction goes better with XmlDocument.InsertBefore

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    Note to self: Next time you need to add a Processing Instruction (PI) to an XmlDocument, ignore the MSDN documentation sample which uses XmlDocument.AppendChild . That sample isn't exactly incorrect, however it does result in the PI being appended...
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    Productivity, my way

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    I recently finished redesigning the topology of my home office - hardware, software and network - and my personal productivity has been soaring . I'll take a minute to brag ... err, explain... how the new setup works. First of all, this is my home office...
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    Is your Windows Update on?

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    Time to patch! Several critical Security Bulletins were released today so make sure your system is up to date. And If you haven't activated Windows Update yet - now would be a good time to start. Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for April...
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    On the MVP Issue

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    It seems to me that whenever you get a group of highly motivated and competitive individuals, there is bound to be some occasional friction. And everyone agrees that the MVP issue is a touchy one, especially for people like Roy and Rory who are both of...
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    Document Library Event Handler Toolkit Released

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    The sample in the Document Library Event Handler Toolkit (EventHandlerToolkit.exe) download introduces developers to the Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services list events feature for document libraries. The download consists of two projects, SampleEventSinks...
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    Lots of new Biztalk 2004 content released today

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    While this has been blogged about ( ScottWoo , OAllen ) it really deserves a little more buzz: 1. Microsoft FINALLY released the Friggin help and documentation for BizTalk 2004. As a newbie BTS developer on a tight schedule I have been praying for...
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    How to display data from an InfoPath form inside WSS/SPS web parts (without coding)

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    A nice connect-the-dots explanation is up on MSD2D.COM which shows how to hook up a data web part to an Infopath form library under WSS. It isn't very hard to do if you know how, but this tip shows a simple solution without any coding. Great for newbie...
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    [OT] Hellboy Rocks

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    I just saw the sneak preview of HELLBOY in New York, complete with a short introduction from Ron Perlman & Selma Blair . And they gave away cool Hellboy posters on the way out :) Without giving away too much (if the trailers haven't already) let me...
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    This is either brilliant or embarassing, or both.

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    I was deploying a webservice onto a SharePoint box when I got the “Debugging is not supported under current trust settings” error. So, I Google the error message and guess what is Google's number #1 search result ? :)
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    BizTalk Server Adapter for SharePoint Libraries

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    This adapter makes SharePoint libraries accessible to BizTalk Server 2004 to provide an end-to-end integration path from the Office System 2003 applications to back-end enterprise systems.
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    InfoPath SP1 Tip of the Day

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    Tip #1: Do you have a form with multiple instances of the same dropdown list? Or multiple forms with the same dropdown? Well, instead of embedding the choices inside the dropdown itself , consider saving them to an external XML file and saving it as a...
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    Infopath SP1 preview announced

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    This is a must for Infopath developers. Support for managed code instead of VB/JS scripting, VS.NET integration, improved designer, better XML support and loads of new functionality. Whats not to like? http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2004...
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    My first month at Microsoft (Time Flies When You're Having Fun)

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    Wow, that went by really fast. So let’s see, how can I even begin to describe what it is like working at Microsoft? This post might be a bit biased; I seem to have overdosed on the cool-aid J First of all: my project. When complete, it will demonstrate...
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    [OT] Finger counting in Binary

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    Programmer jokes, you gotta love 'em... http://ars.userfriendly.org/cartoons/?id=20040217 <edited as not to be userfriendly -unfriendly. Sorry 'bout that!>
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    Getting my box ready for Longhorn

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    After juggling multiple concurrent non-compatible versions of a product I'm working with, I finally broke down and did something I had been thinking of since the PDC days - setting up an image server. While many bloggers went the route of buying a new...
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    Indigo for XP... Cool...

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    I must have dozed off at the wheel because this was new to me: Finally, Indigo is different from the other new Longhorn technologies in an important way: It will run on some older versions of Windows. The plan of record is to offer Indigo on Windows...
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    Who's afraid of the big bad System.Runtime.Serialization?

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    Last week there was a bit of a controversy surrounding somebody’s bad experiences with .NET Serialization. Getting intimate with Serialization is a bit like any other relationship – Sometimes good, sometimes bad, every now and then just incomprehensible...
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    Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Document Library Migration Tools

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    a set of utility programs developed by Microsoft for migrating documents and associated descriptive information ("metadata") from SharePoint Portal Server web storage system document libraries to SharePoint Portal Server 2003 SQL Server document...
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    A Windows GUI for STSADM.exe

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    This .net application presents a rich client GUI for the powerful command line STSADM.exe.
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    Let me (re)Introduce myself, Part I

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    <<Warning/Disclaimer: An overly enthusiastic newbie employee is probably about to insert foot in mouth. Incorrect information and/or gross generalizations may follow. If more severe symptoms appear discontinue use immediately and contact your doctor...
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    Microsoft Content Management Server 2002 Connector for SharePoint Technologies RTM's

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    Microsoft® Content Management Server 2002 Connector for SharePoint™ Technologies enables you to integrate Microsoft Office® SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows® SharePoint Services 2.0 technologies with Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS...
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    Find the good stuff at the Microsoft Webcasts site

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    There is an impressive number of developer webcasts available on-demand here , 23 just from last week! I usually don't have patience for presentations (especially webcasts) but I checked out a few of the level 400s and they were exactly what I was looking...
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    SharePoint Database Explorer

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    This tool allows you to connect directly to a SharePoint content database and retrieve files. It is useful for times when you want to recover documents from a database backup, or when SharePoint is not working properly and you need to get access to documents...
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    Second Day at Microsoft

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    Today is actually my third day here, here is a quick summary of yesterday: 1. The floodgates have not yet opened but the trickle of information I have so far is already enough to drown in. A quick search regarding a product returned over 100 related...
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