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SharePoint User Group Webcast Tonight

Tonight, 08/20/08, the Connecticut SharePoint user group meeting is broadcasting a webcast in lieu of a physical meeting this month.

Tonight’s topic: "Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 – Extranet deployment methodologies"

Microsoft’s own Chris Lavista will lead the discussion.  I’ve worked with Chris before and he really knows his stuff.  If you have any interest in this […]

Has Your Search Committee Met This Month?

It’s the beginning of the month and now is as good a time as any for your company’s search committee to get together and analyze Best Bets, successful and not so successful searches, etc.

You don’t have a search committee?  Then form one

WSS and especially MOSS search benefit from some human oversight.  Investing a few […]

Quick and Easy: Get SPFolder of SPItemList

I keep running into this problem and the Google never seems to understand what I want to do, so I figured I would write this down.

I’ve been doing a lot of event receiver debugging in the last week or two. The ER is defined against a document library.  The individual items in the document library […]

Sunday Morning Funny: “Dad, He Doesn’t Even Know You”

We northern New Jersey Galvin’s are big fans of the political satire t.v. program, The Daily Show hosted by Jon Stewart.  I don’t like to get political in my blogging, so all I’ll say on that is that without the Daily Show, I may well have permanently lost all of sense of humor on or about […]

Employee Training Schedule and Materials Template — Seat Count Bug PLUS Security Fix(?)

This is a fairly popular "fabulous 40" template.  It also has a bug which is widely known (I’ve even blogged about how to fix it).

Sogeti released a codeplex project this week that fixes the bug (which is nice by itself, but not earth-shattering) but they also claim to have solved a much thornier problem: security.  […]

SharePoint Designer Workflow, Event Receivers and “Update List Item” versus “Set Field in Current Item”

We have a set of SharePoint designer workflows that "communicate" with an event receiver on the list via changes to site column values.  For example, if a site column "SetDuedate" is set to true by the workflow, the event receiver detects that change, calculates a due date and assigns that date to another site column, […]