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A Web Proxy Server Tried to Stop Me From Installing Windows Workflow Foundation, But I Defeated It

I’m working at a client site and needed to install windows workflow foundation so that I could so some SharePoint Designer work. (I didn’t know until today that SPD installs fine but really needs at least .NET 2.0 and Windows Workflow Fou…

Exploring the 40 Application Templates – Time Card Management

Template Name: TimecardManagement.stp Description: Help simplify the process of tracking hours spent on multiple projects through employee ‘punch-in / punch-out’ capabilities and reporting of work in progress and project hours worked to date.

Using Reflector on Microsoft.SharePoint.dll

Michael Blumenthal has put up an article about alerts and views ("Which views can be used when Creating an Alert ?"), which is interesting on its own merits. However, I was even more interested to see how he methodically walks through the pr…

SPD Workflow: Display Full Name Instead of Domain\username

In what appears to be his inaugural blog posting, chiqnlips has delved into the madness that is a calculated column and described a solution to a common SharePoint Designer workflow email activity problem: How to display a person’s real name in a…

Exploring the 40 Application Templates – Team Work Site

Template Name: TeamWorkSite.stp Description: Enable project teams to centrally store background documents, track calendar events and submit action items that result from team meetings Business Area: Project Tracking / Product Management

SharePoint Predictions for 2009

I’ve read a few retrospectives on 2008 and this has got me to thinking about 2009. Here are my guesses at the future of SharePoint in 2009. Small Disclaimer I’m a SharePoint MVP and as a result, I sometimes get a little advance information before…

SharePoint Best Practices Conference Feb 2-4, 2009

I’ll be doing two presentations at the SharePoint Best Practices Conference this February in San Diego. I haven’t been doing this thing long enough to get jaded by it, so every conference I attend is a, frankly, awesome. However, I do th…

Reading Through 1,000 Blog Entries in 3 Weeks is like Watching Lost Season Four in a Weekend

This past summer, while I was working on two chapters for the best SharePoint social computing book ever, I began to get very far behind in my blog reading. I use Google Reader for my RSS stuff and when you have more than 1000 unread items, it just s…

Exploring the 40 Application Templates – Sports League

Template Name: SportsLeague.stp Description: Manage a company baseball league, including players, captains, schedule and statistics. Business Area: Specialized / Vertical (Consumer / Entertainment)

Porting SharePoint Designer Workflow from One List to Another

Mark Miller over at www.endusersharepoint.com posted my latest article on SharePoint Designer workflow here (http://www.endusersharepoint.com/?p=1037). I describe the basic approach for moving a workflow you create in one list to another list. The ot…