Chris Johnson

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    Hoff Friday...

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    Every Friday a friend sends out a Hoff pic ... this on is IT related so thought i needed to share:
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    Funny...

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    Found this whilst checking our Microspeak glossary for a term & thought it was a bit of a laugh: Door Dorks : People who stand in your doorway to talk with you, rather than entering your office. Perhaps they are too shy to come in, or they know...
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    WSS SP2 out ... support for SQL 2005 etc....

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    Just out is WSS SP2. I have blogged about this before ... but now it is out. Lots of people will be looking at it for the SQL Server 2005 support .... but ... I think one of the nicest features of this is around the reverse proxie features. There has...
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    SharePoint Explorer

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    Use this all the time to look at a SharePoint farm ... great tool ... just wanted to bookmark it so i can direct customers to my blog for more info. http://www.ontolica.com/Products/SharePointExplorer/SharePointExplorerHome.html
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    Using the WSS OM and Memory...

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    A while back I helped someone with an application that used the WSS Managed Object Model. It was using a massive amount of memory. As it turned out it was due to using the WSS Object Model without calling the Dispose method on the SPWeb or SPSite classes...
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    Office 12 madness...

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    Just wanted to say that it is so great to see so much excitement on the web about the Office 12 announcements at PDC. There are people blogging everywhere about it. Unfortunatly, they dont currently have any bits to play with ... but i can imagine it...
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    Handy VPC Tips

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    I was having some issues running VPCs on my new Toshiba M4. Solution - Install BIOS 1. 5 -Change your power settings to "fixed" CPU speed instead of "Auto" - follow some/ all of the tips here: " How to improve virtual machine performance...
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    Another great vid on WSS v3

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    Following on from my last post ... here is another vid up on Channel 9. So great to see this stuff coming out now. " PJ Hough and others - First look at next version of Sharepoint "
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    Rob Lefferts talks about WSS vNext...

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    A great vid is up on Channel9. Rob Lefferts talks about WSS v3 ... lots of good stuff about workflow features etc... " Rob Lefferts - Sharepoint Services and Workflow "
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    Who says we dont innovate! (SuperFetch & USB)

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    Demoed at PDC .... SuperFetch and USB memory sticks. SuperFetch is a new technology in Windows Vista that makes loading programs faster. It basically works out ahead of time what DLLs etc... are loaded ... and pre-fetchs them. At least that is how...
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    WSS v3 exposed...

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    Finally we can talk about this stuff!!!! I have been dying to talk to people about what is coming up in WSS v3 etc... and now we finally can. Best summary of top level high impact features is over on Fitz's blog: " FitzBlog : The Kimono Is Open...
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    MCE Web Guide

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    This is the coolest Windows Media Center addon i have seen since " My Movies ". It is an ASP.Net Web Application that allows you to remotely control recording of programs and scheduling in Windows Media Center. BONUS FEATURE: It has a mobile interface...
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    Themes a portal area...

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    Another cunning use of those WSS admin pages in SPS. I question the supportability of this ... but still ... worth knowing. " Customization Tip (Applying WSS Themes to SPS Areas) "
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    TechEd NZ Slides are up...

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    For those people who want the slide decks and vids from TechEd NZ ... they are here... " Microsoft New Zealand: Tech·Ed 2005: Presentation Downloads " Looks like this still have notes in some of them.
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    NZ Music Stores...

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    For a while now i have been wanting to buy a couple of tracks that i have heard ... and decided it was high time i tried out a couple of the online NZ music stores. I only wanted legal and legit music downloads ... paid for ... DRM etc... I looked...
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    TechEd 2005 ... done.

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    TechEd New Zealand is over for another year ... and it was great! My session on SharePoint development went really well ... thanks Neil for the helping hand on stage. Got lots of good feedback about the session ... and seems that this information has...
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