Federated Search – Twitter

Wanted to share this little sample federated search location with you. Twitter has a search site where you can search for tweets: http://search.twitter.com It also has a atom feed for results: http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q={searchTerms} SharePoint supports OpenSearch and with this Atom feed by Twitter we can create a OpenSearch reference as a Federated Search Location in SharePoint….


October 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010

Short version of it: Download SharePoint Foundation 2010 October 2011 CU Download SharePoint Server 2010 October 2011 CU Want to know more? KB 2596508 – SharePoint Foundation 2010 KB 2596505 – SharePoint Server 2010 Updates for SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Foundation 2010 Updates for Enterprise Search Products As of now the latest CU for…


Office 365 and Exchange 2010 On-premises

One very cool feature for Office 365 has to be the co-existance support with your Exchange 2010 on-premises. There is now a tool available to help you set this up!


New SharePoint 2010 Storage recommendations

We have updated our Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2010 with SP1 ! View the anouncement on the product group blog: “If this new guidance is followed SharePoint can support up to 4 TB of data in all usage scenarios and has no imposed size limit for document archive scenarios.  The details are in…


SharePoint 2010 SP1

So we have released the first Service Pack for SharePoint 2010, both Foundation and Server. You can find all of the details listed here <– must read this first !!! Update Foundation first: SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 1 Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Foundation 2010 Language Pack June 2011 CU for SharePoint Foundation 2010 Then…


Driving SharePoint Adoption

Help is underway for those of us driving adoption of SharePoint. A new site launched: http://iusesharepoint.com/ And with it a SharePoint Adoption Kit “Ah, driving adoption. We know it can be tough to get a team to change its ways. But you don’t have to resort to wearing disguises like our SharePoint champion. Use this…


Technet Content on SharePoint 2010 "Best Practices"

Head over to TechNet on some great content on SharePoint 2010 Operational Excellence: And check at the Best Practices Resouce Center for SharePoint 2010:        


MOSS 2007 and ADFS

Found this today, might be usefull for people who are “stuck” on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 but want to use ADFS2 or Federation. Microsoft Federation Extensions for SharePoint 3.0 Release to Web http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=8E7B6D99-991E-44FC-A74E-9ADB152DDC37 Federated Document Collaboration Using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and AD FS 2.0 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ca9efab1-aa5d-49f5-a8da-819f6cc50a41


Sample code for a Sandboxed Solution for Office 365 using search.asmx with jQuery

Wanted to create a sample that: Runs on SharePoint 2010 Uses the Search.asmx webservice Can run inside the sandbox Uses jQuery Can run on Office 365 What to create? A webpart that shows all site collections you have access to! Here is the output of the webpart actually running on Office 365: The webpart itself…


Office 365 Developer Training Kit online

Just saw this over at the SharePoint Online Developer Resource Center: Office 365 Developer Training KitUse this online or downloadable training course to help you get started building cloud-based communication and collaboration solutions for Office 365, including SharePoint Online. Includes 7 modules, with over 10 hours of video and 17 hands-on-labs. Have a look at:…