Patching SharePoint: Getting Up To Date Official Style

Great news! The SharePoint team has updated their blog with the latest update info as of the August Cumulative update. In addition they have started listing the correct patches needed as well as the order of patches, to get up to date from RTM (Fresh install) SharePoint all the way to the current updates. You…

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Coming Soon: More SharePoint Patching Love

I will be posting an update on patching SharePoint in a few days. This will account for updates that have come out after the infrastructure updates.

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Patching SharePoint: getting up to date with the moss and wss infrastructure updates

  One of the most common topics in regards to MOSS/WSS lately has been around the question: "What patches do I need in order to be up to date with MOSS/WSS?". The following will allow you to be up to date as of the Infrastructure update with the fewest number of patches/hotfixes that need to…

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WPF… Some Initial thoughts

So now that I have been playing around for a while with WPF I have finally started to wrap my head around the shift in the Design/Development flow. I have actually found the easiest way to describe how WPF works, is to view it as a very similar paradigm for desktop apps, as ASP.Net is…

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Silverlight and WPF, the journey continues

So now that I am back from Texas (well technically I am now in Nashville Tennessee doing some SharePoint work with one of our clients.) I am immersing myself WPF and Silverlight. I am currently in the middle of Adam Nathans book: “WPF Unleashed” It is a great read so far. Gives me a lot…

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MOSS + VS2008: New tools for MOSS Ninjas!

I just realized that the SharePoint extensions for VS2008 have shipped. The official name is Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Tools: Visual Studio 2008 Extensions, Version 1.2 Not sure how I missed this! You can find them HERE. The user guide is the same as the 1.1 toolset and can be found HERE. The package includes everything…

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Picking up on WCM in MOSS…

This week I will be attending some training with Andrew Connell digging into the WCM (Web Content Management) aspects of MOSS. Though I spend the majority of my time troubleshooting and supporting MOSS with our clients, I have yet to really get to go deep on the WCM portions of the product. This will be…

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WPF, Silverlight, Games… Let the journey Begin…

So in a break from my normal SharePoint related posts, I have decided to do something fun as a change of pace. In a previous life I was a Flash Developer trained by Macromedia (before Adobe took over) and spent years working with Flash. At one point I helped to train some of the Design…

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Express Yourself! Expression Suite 2 released!

Expression suite 2 has been released. For more information you can always use http://www.microsoft.com/expression. This release brings new versions of all the expression products (Blend, Design, Web, Media, Encoder). A couple of notes of interest: Blend 2 supports Silverlight 1.0 applications natively now! Expression Web 2 supports PHP! Just a couple of things that stuck out to…

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