September 2006 - Posts

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Excellent example of MOSS 2007 in action by Bil Simser

If you're looking for an excellent example (maybe the first public site) built on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, then check out the 2007 European SharePoint Conference site here . This is an excellent example of what you can accomplish with...
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Join the Windows XP club... for 5 more years or so by Bil Simser

If you’re a developer today writing .NET apps, you’re either writing them with Visual Studio 2003 or 2005. I don’t know what the actual numbers are out there, but for those writing apps with VS2003, forget about developing on Windows...
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Enabling anonymous access in SharePoint 2007 by Bil Simser

Even though Microsoft has done a great job on improving the user interface in SharePoint 2007, some things are still buried and require a little “black magic” to get done. In this entry I’ll show you how to enable anonymous access on...
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How the web could be by Bil Simser

The phrase always comes up. “Blame Hanselman”. Scott Hanselman is the bane of new technology, gadgets, and tools for me. Like a lemming, he mentions something cool and we all flock to it. Today he was rambling on about a new reader from the...
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Buying a laptop that doesn't explode by Bil Simser

I guess I have one rule when I’m buying hardware. It shouldn’t explode on me (unless it was designed to). I’m struggling with buying a new laptop. I have a nice Compaq Presario R4000 that I’ve enjoyed for a year or so and it’s...
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Presentation of BDC to NYC SharePoint Group online by Bil Simser

Matt sent me a note saying that they’ve posted the web cast I did for the New York City SharePoint Users Group a couple of weeks ago on the BDC on their site. You can watch the 30 minute session here . It covers walking through some of Todd Baginski’s...
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WSSv3 setup this weekend by Bil Simser

Now that my web hosting company, Webhost4life , has got their act together I’m going to be upgrading some of my sites to WSSv3. This will include my SharePoint dev site with all the application templates . Not sure if I’ll spin up an extra...
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First iteration done as in dinner by Bil Simser

Well, 30 days later and our first sprint is done. We finished ahead of schedule at about 2pm the day before the sprint “officially” ended with one task remaining that the QA guy had to do. It was a fun ride and challenging. The entire team...
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Ahoy! You scurvy SharePointers by Bil Simser

Yes, just like your favorite MVP, International Talk Like a Pirate Day comes but once a year and it's today, September 19th. So go ahead, wander around your offices like a blubbering peg-leg idiot and feel free to slip in a few "argghhs,"...
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Spend an hour searching with SharePoint and Robert Bogue by Bil Simser

Robert Bogue has been around in the SharePoint sphere for sometime now and is just starting to put together screen casts (web casts, whatever you want to call them) for SharePoint. The first in his screen casts is based on a live presentation he’s...
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