Content Rating for MOSS Released on CodePlex

I just found out that a Content Rating solution for MOSS 2007 was released to CodePlex earlier this month: Content Rating for MOSS 2007  This is very cool. Now you can build sites that allow users to rate and comment on SharePoint content. For example, create an FAQ site using the Wiki template and allow…


SharePoint Licensing Info

I gave an overview presentation last week on SharePoint for Internet and extranet sites. During the Q/A, I got some questions about licensing of WSS and MOSS for these scenarios. There are a number of different parameters that affect licensing and here is a good FAQ on the topic: MOSS 2007 FAQs: Licensinghttp://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointserver/HA101655351033.aspx#2


SharePoint Firestarter Recordings

The recordings of the SharePoint Firestarter event that I presented at last week are now online: Introduction To Day & Keynote:https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/mseventsbmo/view?id=1032380419&role=attend Whirlwind SharePoint on Visual Studio:https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/mseventsbmo/view?id=1032380419-1&role=attend Silverlight on SharePoint:https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/mseventsbmo/view?id=1032380419-2&role=attend Web Parts on SharePoint:https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/mseventsbmo/view?id=1032380419-3&role=attend Web Services on SharePoint:https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/mseventsbmo/view?id=1032380419-4&role=attend Workflow on SharePoint:https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/mseventsbmo/view?id=1032380419-5&role=attend Event Handlers on SharePoint:https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/mseventsbmo/view?id=1032380419-6&role=attend Page Branding on SharePoint:https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/mseventsbmo/view?id=1032380419-7&role=attend


New Portland User Group Web site

I am very happy to announce that the kind folks at Netropole have created and host a site for the Portland SharePoint User Group: http://www.portlandsharepoint.com. You can use this site to stay up to date on upcoming meetings on the Events calendar (RSS feed). You can also subscribe/unsubscribe from the newsletter on the Home page….


June 2008 PSUG Meeting

For June we have a great presentation from James Curry, an instructor with Mindsharp. We also have a fantastic give-away this month. Mindsharp has generously donated a $3,000 voucher for admission to their upcoming training event in Portland! The training event is from July 28 – August 1 and includes the following sessions: 5-day WSS…


SharePoint and Web 2.0 Developer Event

Very late notice, but I am presenting at a great day long event on SharePoint & Web 2.0 technologies next Wednesday (6/11/2008). There will be a day full of great developer topics presented by our internal experts. Not to be missed. You can attend in person in Redmond, WA or via Live Meeting. We have…


Now Here’s a T-Shirt

“My WebPart can beat up your server control.” Warms the heart of a SharePoint Developer.


New Resource for SharePoint Developers

We have a new site to help .NET developers get going with SharePoint development: http://www.mssharepointdeveloper.com The site is organized by SharePoint artifacts that developers can create to extend SharePoint: Web Parts Data Lists Event Handlers Workflows Silverlight Web Parts Page Navigation Page Branding Web Services Content Types User Management I often talk to IT developers…