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Get Thee to a SharePoint User Group!

In the last two weeks, I attended the New Jersey SharePoint user group and the newly formed New York SharePoint Developers user group (as opposed to the more established New York SharePoint user group).
In New Jersey, the good people of NewsGator prese…

Emailing Daily Task Reminders // Looping in SharePoint Designer Workflow

I wrote up a detailed article a few weeks ago describing how to create a SharePoint Designer workflow that sends a task reminder email on a daily basis.  It’s been published at the new SharePoint Magazine site.  More generally, the article show…

Exploring the 40 Application Templates – Classroom Management

Template Name: ClassroomManagement.stp
Description: This template is used to help instructors store and organize course content, calendar items and announcements.
Business Area: Education

Exploring the 40 Application Templates – Case Management for Government Agencies

Case Management for Government Agencies        
                   Template Name: CaseManagement.stp
Description: This template is used to track customer satisfaction with the help of surveys and online discussions.
Business …

MOSS 2007 Administration Toolkit

The Microsoft SharePoint Administration Toolkit contains functionality to help manage Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0. This toolkit contains two new functions – the ability to perform bulk operations on s…

SharePoint Best Practices Conference

I’m speaking at the SharePoint Best Practices conference in November.
It’s sort of a funny story.  I was in Virginia presenting at the SUGDC conference and that Friday was the deadline to submit speaking proposals for the BP conference.  …

How to Enable Anonymous Access in MOSS 2007

To Enable anonymous access in MOSS 2007 Site.
Select the Allow Anonymous option while creating new web application in creation screen.

Now the web application is enabled to allow anonymous users.
Now the permission set for the anonymous users has to …

My Latest “In Defense of SharePoint Designer” Article is Available

Mark Miller over at End User SharePoint has posted my latest article about using SharePoint Designer to create great workflow solutions up on his site.  Check it out.
In this article, I talk about the design process and, in greater detail, how to set …

How Do You Describe Your SharePoint Job?

How often does this happen to you?  I’m sitting at my laptop, reading blogs, responding to forum postings, 2 copies of visual studio open and VPN’d out to another server with its own visual studio + 15 browser windows (a typical day) and s…

Hiding Custom Actions in SharePoint

Several months ago, while working on a project for a client, I created a feature.  Among other things, that feature defined a custom action (these appear under site settings).  The only purpose for this custom action was to demonstrate to me that the…