Pint2Share: Dubai 17th-20th Dec

Making a Pint2Share call for Dubai, I’m here in this sunny city with an obsession for big things right now. Let me know if you want to talk SharePoint… Contact me here.

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The Point2Share Blog Series Summary Post

This post is simply to summarise the Blog “series” I do, for example the “Working with Web Part Pages” and “Best Practices”. I still plan to do more of these, I just wanted one page I could point people at to find them, not sure this is the best solution, but anyway… I will add new links as…

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Searching custom WSS columns with SPS Search

I have been meaning to get a post out about this very topic, Renaud at SPS Clerics has put some hints and tips together. I think this is a really powerful aspect of the product, with the gatherer automatically detecting item metadata then allowing the administrator to add it to the index, and search across…

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A useful web part from the goldfish bowl…

A good mate of mine, Graham Tyler, over at “The Goldfish Bowl” has published a web part he put together for “publishing” files on a file share via a SharePoint Web Part. Head on over to “The Bowl” for more information and a download…..

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Well I’m a bit behind the times but…Angus Logan (MSFT)

Angus Logan has joined Microsoft, this is excellent news as he has been a fantastic contributor to the community for some time (and besides that a shared mate of ours Cameron Reilly of “The Podcast Network” says he’s alright…) I know he has joined not because of his blog post, which I somehow missed, but because he…

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SuperSharePointers….

Pint2Sharer’s Margriet and Nikander Bruggeman have just launched a new site, head over here to check it out here: http://www.lcbridge.nl/ They have been very active in the community for a long time and I look forward to some great information and tools!

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James Milne strikes again….with the SPStatus tool

James Milne, of SPSkin fame, is back with a new SharePoint tool. He describes it best: How do you check for broken links in Sharepoint?  With large SharePoint Portal deployments a major challenge is ensuring all the web links contained within a Portal and Team Sites are kept up to date. In SharePoint Portal and Team…

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SharePoint Best Practice: Architecture Design and SharePoint "Solution Sites"

While working on my first large scale SharePoint deployment I was invited to meet with a team of people collectively called the “solutions group”, a group described to me as developers who were looking to build business solutions based on the SharePoint platform. This sounded like an excellent idea, I agreed, and later that day I…

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Andre and the Config Database worst case scenario

Andre has posted an article on how to re-create the SharePoint configuration database. This really is a “solution of last resort”, that is, something you can try if all else fails (in fact I would only do it after you have finished panicking). With that said, it’s nice to have a document to follow, that…

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