SharePoint Demonstration: Leverage SharePoint to Build a Vertical Business Application

[Note: I want to straight away say that I have a financial interest in the desired outcome of this demonstration, which I mention in the interest of full disclosure, etc.  This is actually the first time I’ve ever blogged about an event where I stan…

You Can Pry SharePoint Designer From My Cold, Dead Hands

My latest article is up at www.EndUserSharePoint.com.  I wrote about SharePoint Designer, End Users and the outline of a strategy that End Users might try and follow in order to demonstrate competence and build trust around this tool.
The comments are…

Efficiently Follow Microsoft SharePoint (and Other) SharePoint Forums

I have been following MSDN forums for well over a year (and possibly almost 2 years at this point) and every now and then I hear from someone how “hard” it is to do that.  I find it quite easy and thought I’d share my “technique”.  This tec…

Use Custom Lists for More Effective Workflow Auditing

I’ve reorganized my life a bit and found some time to submit an article to www.endusersharepoint.com.  My latest article is up here: Use Custom Lists for More Effective Workflow Auditing (http://www.endusersharepoint.com/?p=1658).
This is the openin…

How to Optimize a SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management Site for Performance

The article in the below mentioned msdn link talks about optimizing the SharePoint Server 2007 WCM site on performance issues,

Visual Studio 2010 and SharePoint

Some of the cool new features included for SharePoint development in Visual Studio 2010 are,

Enhanced customization abilities with new templates, designers and explorers
Design your own association and initiation forms for workflows
F5 deployment and …

SharePoint 2010

Microsoft’s next version of SharePoint Server, SharePoint 2010 beta is expected to be released on invitation only basis by July this year.
A more detailed information is available in the following article link of network world,

SQL Server 2008 Developer Training Kit Available


SQL Server 2008 offers an impressive array of capabilities for developers that build upon key innovations introduced in SQL Server 2005.  The SQL Server 2008 Developer Training Kit will help you understand how to build web applications…

Bamboo Calendar Interacting with SharePoint Causes “An unexpected error occurred”

Today, I’ve been working in an environment that uses a Bamboo calendar web part for some improved collaboration.  This a standard medium/small farm with two load balanced WFEs, a “application server” for indexing and InfoPath and a clustered SQL…

TechEd 2009 India – Actions in Twitter

For those attending and for those who couldn’t make it in person, the biggest
technology event is HERE! The excitement of TechEd India is in the air. To add
some heat, we are putting things live as it happens from TechEd India 2009. You