SharePoint Designer Available for Free

Since I utilize SharePoint Designer allot for editing internal SharePoint sites…this is a really good thing to see.  Customize SharePoint with SharePoint Designer We are implementing a number of changes to promote and facilitate even more customization efforts on top of the SharePoint platform including making SharePoint Designer 2007 available as a free download. Download…

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Windows HPC – Computational Finance Pilot

The Windows HPC team has just made public their Computational Finance Pilot where they are enabling execution of computational fiance models for university courses – there is a good paper on the implementation.  It would be good to see if the same type of implementation could be used for offering up science based services.  The…

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Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 – Under the Hood

Here’s a really good paper on how to utilize SharePoint to create application templates – it goes through all the different features of SharePoint – lists, workflows, SharePoint Desinger, forms, etc.  Now let’s see who can utilize it to create some interesting Science based templates… Windows SharePoint Services Document: Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 –…


Delivering End-to-End High-Productivity Computing

Here’s a very good paper outlining the work by Marc Holmes (MTC) and Simon Cox on producing an end to end solution using WinCCS (HPC) and many other technologies – it would be great to get feedback from others if they have setup their WinCCS cluster this way or if there are architectures they are…

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Virtual Labs – giving away a Camera

Just saw that the Virtual Labs folks are giving away a camera for using the labs… I’d recommend the Business Intelligence: Excel 2007 PivotTables and Analysis Services Creating a Distributed Application with C# Introducing Content Types for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Automating Windows Vista Installation with Windows System Image Manager Building a SharePoint Portal…


Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Available for Download

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is available for download – to understand how WSS and MOSS (Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007) are related check out this link – http://www.microsoft.com/sharepoint/overview.mspx


SharePoint: Cross-browser authoring

How timely this post is…at SC06 I was just having a discussion with someone (who would like to remain nameless) about this very topic…John, that’s 1 down 🙂 Cross-browser authoring One of the most popular blog entries was the web browser compatibility one where folks were very vocal about the lack of authoring support on non-IE browsers. I’m proud…