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  • Blog Post: Patterns & Practices SharePoint Guidance

    SharePoint Guidance patterns & practices Developer Center November 2008 </steve>
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Guidance for Developers

    For those that may not be following, the Patterns & Practices group has been working to create guidance for SharePoint developers. Go check it out on CodePlex and download the project. Inside the Docs folder, you'll find a .chm file with the directory shown below to give you a taste. </steve>
  • Blog Post: Performance Characteristics of using Large MOSS Lists

    Steve has published another excellent white paper on the performance characteristics of using large SharePoint lists " Working with Large Lists in Office SharePoint Server 2007 ". The whitepaper is definitely worth a read. </steve>
  • Blog Post: MOSS Search and BI

    Extending Enterprise Search Capabilities to your Business Intelligence Applications …and corresponding downloadable code content . Summary: This technical white paper discusses the integration of SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services (SSAS) and Reporting Services (SSRS) with Office SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Customizing MOSS Search

    Two good articles for those working with search: Customizing and Extending the Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 Search Part 1 ... Managing the Index and Search Engine; Customizing the Search Center; Architecture of the Search Center Part 2 ... The Search Query Object Model; Custom Security...
  • Blog Post: Deploying MOSS Search

    A good article has been posted that discusses how to: Plan the end-user search experience Search administrators can improve the relevance and presentation of search results by carefully planning the end-user search experience. The goal of such planning is to create a search experience that...
  • Blog Post: MOSS Interoperability

    A good resource worth bookmarking... Resources for Interoperability with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 </steve>
  • Blog Post: MOSS Deployment within Microsoft

    This white paper is a worth a read for folks considering a large-scale deployment but also for any size MOSS deployment in general. </steve>
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Development Tools and Best Practices

    Two white papers you need to check out. Good job Patrick! Development Tools and Techniques for Working with Code in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (Part 1 of 2) Development Tools and Techniques for Working with Code in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (Part 2 of 2) </steve>
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Development Best Practices

    In the last couple of months, I was bitten a couple times while creating some custom Web parts. Duh..., I should have read Mike's article ...If you are creating custom Web parts, you need to read this...go on...don't think about it. Here is an excerpt... ...Several of the Windows SharePoint Services...
  • Blog Post: Office Client and MOSS Integration: Good, Better, Best...

    This white paper describes how different versions of Office programs work together with the 2003 and 2007 versions of SharePoint technologies. Although an overview of the integration features of Microsoft Office 2000 versus Microsoft Office XP with Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: MOSS Resources

    Title Description Planning and architecture for Office SharePoint Server, part 1 Covers topics such as planning sites, planning for certain features such as forms and search, and planning for managing documents and records. Planning and architecture for Office SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Document Library Content Management

    Q: What are some best practices for managing several thousand items or more in a SharePoint document library? There is a performance degradation if we have more than 2000 items at a single level. Try one of the following to manage this common scenario: · Organizing items into folders · Creating...
  • Blog Post: Database Files in SharePoint Document Libraries

    A common question but in general not recommended. See a previous post . ....Database Storage - (.mdb, .ldf, ndf, .pst, .ost)- SharePoint lists are incredible ways of capturing data or displaying information from your information workers. These flat structures can be extended now with lookup columns...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Branding and Application.Master

    A number of folks have asked about editing the master page called application.master. They know that when a new SharePoint site is created, a master page called default.master is created and added to the Master Page Gallery. This page defines the chrome of the page and serves as the foundation for customization...
  • Blog Post: 2000 Item Limits for SharePoint Libraries

    I continue to get a lot of questions regarding the document limits per document library. There is a lot of confusion here. A lot of folks tell me things like "SharePoint can't store more than 2000 documents", "Why do I have to use folders inside of a document library". Keep in mind, that there is...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Best Practices Analyzer

    Microsoft Best Practices Analyzer for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the 2007 Microsoft Office System Brief Description The Microsoft Best Practices Analyzer for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the 2007 Microsoft Office System creates detailed reports to help administrators achieve...
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