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  • Blog Post: Create Datasheet view missing

    The other the I got asked why the “Datasheet view” option was laking from “Create a new view”. It turned out to be a more troublesome way to find the solution than first expected. First I checked the users rights on the site collection, but that really did not give any answers. Secondly, I checked...
  • Blog Post: Unit testing MOSS part 2 (of 2)

    In the 1. article on Unit testing MOSS I described some of the findings and experience on unit testing SharePoint applications using the TypeMock Isolator framework. In this 2. article I will provide some examples of unit tests. Code under test You should of course use TDD principles, but we are in a...
  • Blog Post: OneNote and SharePoint – the basics

    OneNote is a hidden gem in the Office suite. I use OneNote for all my notes during meetings, workshops etc. As described on Office Online   “Microsoft Office OneNote 2007 is a digital notebook that provides a flexible way to gather notes and information, powerful search capabilities so users can...
  • Blog Post: Unit testing MOSS part 1 (of 2)

    Some of our team members, including me and Frank Jusnes , were recently responsible for providing recommendations on how to unit test in SharePoint projects, and this is an overview of our findings and experiences. This is the first of two posts on the subject giving an overview. In the second post we...
  • Blog Post: How to get a richer result set in MOSS

    To present additional information in the search result will often give a better user experience. The search results web parts can easily be  modified to include meta data stored on e.g documents in MOSS. The meta data is stored via Content Types and the search engine is mapping into these meta data...
  • Blog Post: How to create Site Collection in a specific content dateabase part 2

    Following up on Thomas' post on how to create a site collection in a specific content database : You can also use the STSADM command CreateSiteInNewDB However this does not quite cut it. You would like to decide on which content database each time. To do that, you could use stsadm extensions. It will...
  • Blog Post: Next step, a roadmap to BI

    A little follow up on Stian’s post about “ Where did the good stuff go? ”. Over at Office online it has been published a great Roadmap to business intelligence features of SharePoint Server 2007 . The roadmap has put together a lot of pointers to resources in technet and other places. Here you can drilldown...
  • Blog Post: Where did the good stuff go?

    Is this a typical SharePoint Project/scenario in a nutshell? 1. Analysis phase: "SharePoint will fit our requirements! Lots of functionality we can use! Finally a product addressing a lot of problems we have. Workflows, forms, dashboards... Let's get this up and running as fast as we can!" 2...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Development and Programming FAQ

    MSDN forums opened SharePoint Development and Programming FAQ recently - add it to your favorites right away! :)
  • Blog Post: Best Practices Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2007

    To avoid common pitfalls and keep your Office SharePoint Server 2007 environment available and performing well, follow these best practices based on real-world experience from Microsoft Consulting Services and the product team. Best Practices Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2007
  • Blog Post: Using FAST ESP with MOSS 2007

    In January 2008 Microsoft announced the acquisition of the company Fast Search & Transfer (FAST) . FAST is a leading provider of enterprise search solutions. Since FAST is a Norwegian based company (and continues to be a subsidiary of Microsoft based in Norway), it was of course very exiting. Many...
  • Blog Post: Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Servers and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

    Key updates for SharePoint Server 2007 include: New Search features such as federated search and a unified search administration dashboard. Several core fixes to Search to improve performance and scale. Platform performance improvements and fixes. Several core fixes to the publishing Content Deployment...
  • Blog Post: Norwegian SharePoint Community, second meeting

    The second meeting in the newly started Norwegian SharePoint Community group (link: here ) were recently held. The meeting was fully booked (just as the 1. meeting), and there were a waiting list to attend. In other words a popular and most welcome initiative in the SharePoint community in Norway! ...
  • Blog Post: Word 2007 as a blog editor

    Word 2007 is an excellent blog editor you can use towards blogs in SharePoint. No worries about uploading pictures you like to add to your blog post. Use Word as you normally do, and then publish it to the blog of your preference. This is how you do it: Choose Office button / New and select “New blog...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Expression Studio 2 Ships, Advancing Superior Developer and Designer Collaboration

    Press release: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2008/may08/05-01Expression2PR.mspx Expression Web 2 adds support for PHP and Adobe Photoshop import based on customer feedback. Expression Blend 2, in addition to Silverlight support, adds vertex animation and an improved user interface with a new...
  • Blog Post: MOSS Service Pack 1 (SP1) and WSS 3.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1) are now available

    MOSS SP 1 Fixlist KB - http://support.microsoft.com/?id=942390 MOSS SP 1 Description KB - http://support.microsoft.com/?id=936984 WSS SP 1 Fixlist KB - http://support.microsoft.com/?id=942388 WSS SP 1 Description KB - http://support.microsoft.com/?id=936988 How to Deploy SP 1 KB - http://support.microsoft...
  • Blog Post: New to SharePoint? Where to start?

    From time to time I get asked from partners and customers, that are new to SharePoint, about where to start learning SharePoint. I will try asking this question by offering some good links to check out. These will mainly be targeted to somewhat technical persons (both developers and IT Pro). OK - there...
  • Blog Post: Freebies to SharePoint

    SharePoint is a great platform, and there are several additional features available for free. I have collected some of the good things from the community and elsewhere Application templates and role-based templates 40 application templates for SharePoint sites and 7 role-based templates for SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: The SharePointPedia . . .

    Sharepoint Pedia .com Microsoft has a launched a SharePointPedia, where you will find information and links to content recommended by the SharePoint community. Read more about it on the SharePoint team blog " Announcing SharePointPedia -- community driven content recommendations and requests! " From...
  • Blog Post: New to SharePoint? where to start?

    From time to time I get asked from partners and customers, that are new to SharePoint, about where to start learning SharePoint. I will try asking this question by offering some good links to check out. These will mainly be targeted to somewhat technical persons (both developers and IT Pro). OK - there...
  • Blog Post: Autonomy to deliver search technology for SharePoint

    Microsoft is partnering with Autonomy to deliver advanced search technology for large SharePoint and mixed environments. This will enable users to search more than 300 types of content, including relational data, unstructured data, video, voice, xml. Autonomy has exposed its Intelligent Data Operating...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft SharePoint Server Gets DoD Certification

    Wondered if MOSS records management solution is any good? Well, it just recieved the Department of Defense certification 5015.2! The certification is endorsed by the National Archives and Records Administration as the benchmark for government and corporate organizations that manage records and documents...
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