October 2005 - Posts

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Secure Custom Views for Everyone by Bil Simser

This came up in the newsgroups and is a common thing that people want so I thought I would share it here (as the newsgroupie was happy with my solution). Since the dawn of the SharePoint 2003 man, views have been ways to filter information. Of course...
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More VS2005 goodness and launch events galore by Bil Simser

Okay, the posts are probably going to be fast and furious (sans Vin Diesel) for the next month or so as we kick off the Visual Studio 2005 launch (and throw in the appropriate SharePoint info here and there). If you're still waiting for your MSDN download...
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Visual Studio released into the wild! by Bil Simser

Just found out that the release version of Visual Studio 2005 and various goodies are now available on MSDN Downloads. This includes Visual Studio 2005, Visio for Enterprise Architects (2005), and SQL 2005. These are the standard and professional editions...
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The Value of SharePoint Blogs by Bil Simser

How much is a SharePoint blog worth to you? Based on some research by Tristan Louis on how much a blog is worth (based on linking, popularity, phases of the moon, whatever) Dane Carlson wrote a small applet that will calculate the value of your blog ...
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Stupid SharePoint Tip #3,472,893.1 by Bil Simser

My blog was getting lonely so I thought I would post a quick tip for people. By default, when you create a new sub-area in SharePoint Portal Server (off the Home page) it will be a content area. From there you can create sub-areas and whatnot but what...
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The differences as described by Susan by Bil Simser

I don't often point my blog to other peoples but I thought this was relevant (and way overdue) and it was a Sunday afternoon and I'm not wearing any pants. Susan Bradley , our SBS Diva, has posted an excellent comparison of plain-jane WSS against Small...
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Tidbits of scatterings of morsels by Bil Simser

Just a bunch of little things to update on where things are at here. First off, thanks for the excellent response to the beta request for SharePoint Builder (I really need to come up with a better name). It was overwhelming so I had to cut it off so please...
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SPS SP2 Now Available for a limited time offer by Bil Simser

Fast on the heels of the WSS SP2 release, Microsoft now brings you SPS SP2. In case you're confused about the letters, this is Service Pack 2 for SharePoint Portal Server. Yup, now you can have SP2 goodness with both WSS and Portal Server (remember kids...
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Additional SharePoint and SAP Info by Bil Simser

Ted Teng , who's been contributing a lot to SharePoint (especially his MSD2D articles), is posting a short series on connecting SharePoint and SAP. I had the (mis)fortune of having to do this with a previous project I was on (can you tell I loathe SAP...
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SharePoint (mis)Information, again... by Bil Simser

Much like the ballyhoo that started when Mr. Drips posted the 5 things wrong with SharePoint , a company called Ferris Research isn't quite doing their research. They've released a post called SharePoint is not good for enteprise content management and...
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