Craig’s List worked well for me

I posted a classified ad for selling my car in Bergen county, NJ on Sunday night.  I received several inquiries via email shortly thereafter and closed the deal with someone on Tuesday night.
Almost too good to be true …

MOSS advanced search customization — Case does matter in advanced search XSLT

I don’t modify advanced search XSLT very often, so it seems like I’m climbing small hills every time.

My newest lesson is this: Case matters when referencing a column. In my advanced search, I have columns defined as this:

<root xml…

Programmatically retrieve Blocked File types in SharePoint

File types blocked by SharePoint can be retrieved using the SharePoint Object Model. The SPWebApplication.BlockedFileExtensions property will provide the file extensions that are blocked in SharePoint. This property returns a collection object that rep…

Password rules from hell

This is pretty funny.

MOSS: Functional Example – Custom Data Type

Business Scenario:

Enterprise-wide implementation of MOSS for manufacturing company with 30+ sites and a few dozen corporate departments.

Business Objective:

Despite a multitude of business groups (departments, locations, etc), certain data should b…

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WSS: Technique for creating CAML field definitions.

Additional category: CAML

Here is a great posting by a fellow named "craig" on a technique for finding CAML definitions for field content types based off real live definitions from a site.

His posting says it all. In brief:

Create a content…

WSS: Summary steps to enable useful Features/Elements/etc. Intellisense in VS 2005

Additional categories: Visual Studio 2005

To enable useful intellisense for Features, elements, etc in visual studio 2005:

Access a WSS server.

Navigate to "c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE\XML&#34…

WSS exam 70-541, Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 – Application Development

I took and passed the above mentioned test this morning. I found the exam to be difficult and fair.

There is a relative dearth of information on this exam on the web. I’m not sure why.

I obviously won’t get into any detail about the exam …

How to Display Quick Launch in Web Part Pages/Custom Pages in Moss 2007

To Display Quick Launch in Custom Web Part Pages
Follow the Below Steps to Enable Quick Launch :
Normally when we create the Web Part page the quick launch will not be displayed in left navigation bar

Open the Page for editing in Sharepoint Designer