Music suggestions….

As you might have read in my previous posts I have signed up for the all you can eat Zune Pass to go with my Zune.  It is great … i can download and listen to as much music as i like.  All legally 🙂  Anyway… I am loading up my Zune to go away…

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A new way of consuming music…

I have long tormented about the process of buying music online, as i know many others have.  Do you buy a regular CD or purchase it with DRM attached from an online music store.   This comes with different limitations depending where your purchase it from.  These range from number of times you can sync it to a…

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BusinessWeek on Zune…

http://yahoo.businessweek.com/technology/content/dec2006/tc20061207_744659.htm This is the quote that does it for me: “As for chipping away at the iPod, that’s not even on the radar, even in Redmond. “We wanted to get out and be relevant in the space,” Microsoft’s Lee says. That grounding will give the company the foundation on which to build its Zune business….

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All Zune’d up…

For those who have not heard about what a Zune is … it is a portable music/video/picture player from Microsoft…  and it rules.  http://www.zune.net I have owned in the past a 2nd gen iPod (yes my battery died within a year … grrrrr) & a Creative Zen Micro (6Gb)…  not a whole lot … but both…

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3 great new MSDN articles on MOSS branding…

Patrick Tisseghem has written 3 new awesome articles for MSDN on Web Content Management in MOSS.  These are a great intoduction to WCM and customizing WCM in MOSS.  A great starting point and a must for anyone getting into this: Customizing and Branding Web Content Management-Enabled SharePoint Sites (Part 1 of 3): Understanding Web Content…

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Fully baked RTM bits for MOSS and WSS V3 are up…

I dont normally like to just post up stuff i find on others blogs … but this is important 🙂 The WSS and MOSS bits are up on microsoft.com for download now. MOSS: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2e6e5a9c-ebf6-4f7f-8467-f4de6bd6b831&DisplayLang=en WSS: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=d51730b5-48fc-4ca2-b454-8dc2caf93951&DisplayLang=en Kudos to Angus & John Hodgson for these. UPDATE:  Please read the following post for infomation on Installation instructions &…

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Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Tools: Visual Studio 2005 Extensions

This is what people who are new to SharePoint development have been after for quite some time.   Killer Feature Alert!:  Generate a site definition from an existing SharePoint Site!!!!!    Get it here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=19f21e5e-b715-4f0c-b959-8c6dcbdc1057&displaylang=en   Overview   This Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services contains the…

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Feature Stapling in WSS V3

Background: New to the WSSv3 Platform is a concept called Features.  These enable you to package chunks of functionality and allow this functionality to be turned on or off in a WSSv3 based site.  This could be things like: –          List templates –          List instances –          Menu Items –          Workflows –          Web Parts –          ……

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ISO Recorder V3 out…

Just got word from Alex that the world famous ISO Recorder is now out for Vista! I have missed this great little utility for creating ISO images. Get it here: http://isorecorder.alexfeinman.com/isorecorder.htm

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MOSS Search Scopes Missing in Action?

Are you suffering from your custom search scopes not showing up in your scopes dropdown on your site? Do you add a scope and wonder why it has not turned up? Well suffer no more! For as little as a few dollars a day your …….. ahhhh you get the idea! 🙂 A friend of…

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