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  • Blog Post: Document Management in SharePoint 2010

    SharePoint 2010 has extended its Document Management (and Records Management ) capabilities considerably. I have looked into the new capabilities and will give you a quick overview about some of them. This post explains the following functionality: Document ID Rating, Tag/Notes Rule Based Submission...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint 2010 – Records Management

    SharePoint 2010 introduces new capabilities regarding Records Management. The most interesting feature, I think, is In-Place Records management (info at the end of this post) which makes it possible to declare documents as records without moving them to a Records Center. Records and documents live side...
  • Blog Post: Undocumented stsadm command “stsadm –o uninstall”

    Unfortunately I discovered an undocumented stsadm command today; having gotten into the habit of typing in “stsadm –o commandname” to get the list of parameters needed, I got stung by entering the wrong command name. I was looking for the parameters to “UninstallFeature”, but I typed only in “uninstall...
  • Blog Post: New and updated site for Microsoft Services

    Microsoft Services has launched a new and updated site where you can find information about services and offerings from Microsoft Services and a new career section . A partner section will soon be available For information worker capabilities you will find the offerings in the Business Productivity Infrastructure...
  • Blog Post: A good under-the-hood SharePoint book?

    My former colleague Kjell-Sverre has written a review on the book Building the SharePoint User Experience , where he absolutely recommends reading the book. This is a hardcore book for SharePoint developers. I haven’t read it yet, but it’s on its way. Kjell-Sverre’s review is worth reading, including...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint book for non-technical project managers

    Many companies have deployed SharePoint and made it available for their users. SharePoint is a great tool, but if your not familiar with it you may ask: Where do I start? . The book “SharePoint for Project Managers” is a good introduction to how you can use SharePoint for your project. It is written...
  • Blog Post: Social Computing using SharePoint

    Do you have an interest in the enterprise social computing as many other? Microsoft has launched a new site at http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/social Here you will find feature content especially for and about enterprise social computing—why customers should plan for it, what Microsoft offers, and why...
  • Blog Post: Paper on using Nintex workflow

    Bjørn Furuknap (his blog here ) has written an extensive paper about using Nintex workflow. It’s worth a look if you consider Nintex workflows. In Bjørn’s own words: Finally, the Nintex Workflow issue of Understanding SharePoint Journal is complete. And, as you also know, the issue if free, courtecy...
  • Blog Post: Copy listitems from one custom list to another, then move them into subfolders.

    One problem I stumbled over the other day, was how to copy item from one custom SPlist to another. The two lists are identical and I thought moving the items should be quite easy through use of the object model. It turned out be not so straight forward. Normally, SPListItem.CopyFrom() and SPListItem...
  • Blog Post: Case study: Aker Solutions published

    Enterprise Speeds up Intranet Development by 50 Per Cent with Communications Solution Information sharing is crucial to Aker Solutions. With thousands of employees in more than 30 countries, the company’s intranet is an important business tool. Previously, its intranet—called eNet—was based on Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Pod Show

    SharePoint Pod Show has been around for a little more than half a year. They podcasts on various SharePoint development tools and techniques, and a bit on architecture. Great to have something meaningful to listen to while one commute. Check them out at http://www.sharepointpodshow.com/
  • Blog Post: New Version of SharePoint SiteConfigurator Feature Released!

    We have just released a new version of the SharePoint SiteConfigurator feature on codeplex.com .  In this release we have focused on some new features and making sure the build is stable. This involved some refactoring as well as splitting the project in three parts, one for the code and logic,...
  • 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: Announcing SharePoint Site Configurator Feature on CodePlex

    It is an pleasure to announce the second of our two new SharePoint projects on Codeplex.com: Project Description SharePoint Site Configurator Feature is a small framework for taking care of all configurations, settings and featurestapling you need for transforming a standard blank site definition into...
  • Blog Post: Announcing SharePoint PowerShell Deploy on CodePlex

    It is an pleasure to announce the first of our two new SharePoint projects on Codeplex.com: Project Description SharePoint PowerShell Deploy is a set of PowerShell files to help you build, deploy, upgrade and destroy a SharePoint farm. It can be used on development machines as well as test and production...
  • Blog Post: TypeMock for SharePoint!

    My colleague Tommy wrote a post about unit testing SharePoint applications a few weeks ago. I must admit that this is something that I have considered hard to apply to my SharePoint projects, and have therefore avoided it (with a very bad conscience). Luckily others have had been more proactive, like...
  • Blog Post: Estimate performance and capacity requirements for InfoPath Forms Services environments

    New document on performance published on Technet ; gives good guidance and recommendations for use of Forms Server and dataconnections. In this article: Key characteristics Test environment Test results Recommendations This performance and capacity planning scenario incorporates a single Microsoft Office...
  • Blog Post: Unit testing SharePoint code

    In some projects lately I've been faced with the question about how to unit-test SharePoint code. I've been experimenting with unit testing in Visual Studio 2008 and particularly testing SharePoint code. What do I mean by "SharePoint code" ? I mean server-side .NET code written against the SharePoint...
  • 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: Sample code acceptance checklist for IT organizations

    "Web sites that are based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 often include custom solutions. The ability to customize sites by adding custom solutions gives Office SharePoint Server 2007 power and flexibility. However, a poorly designed or implemented executable module that runs in a SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 VHD

    Brief Description This download comes as a pre-configured VHD. This download enables you evaluate Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Overview The Microsoft VHD Test Drive Program provides customers with an enhanced server-based software evaluation experience that’s faster, better supported and...
  • Blog Post: List scalability and capacity planning

    Joel Oleson recently published a collection of recommended resources for MOSS list scalability and capacity planning in a blog post called Revisiting List Scalability . It contains articles, whitepapers and case studies, and there is some really useful stuff in there, so check it out!
  • Blog Post: What kind of Site should I create?

    When you create a new Site there several site templates to choose among: Ever wondered what the differences between the different Site Templates in SharePoint are? Get the Point has created a preview of each of the site templates with a description. You can find the previews here Sample: Site Template...
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