Month: September 2009

SharePoint Standards – Indeed, Context is Important

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/09/29/sharepoint-standards-ndash-indeed-context-is-important.aspx You know, it was a year ago next month that I started getting really active in the SharePoint community.  Going to events, joining twitter, blogging, speaking at SharePoint events, and organizing a SharePoint Saturday. It’s been a busy year.  I can honestly say, it has been one of the most rewarding…

SharePoint BDC: Quick & Dirty Jumpstart

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/09/21/sharepoint-bdc-quick-amp-dirty-jumpstart.aspx Okay, there are a LOT of great blogs and information already out there about the BDC.  So, I’m not going to reinvent the wheel here and teach you about it. I will, however, provide you with some useful links to help you get started and understand it.  I will also use…

SharePoint Date Filter: Filtering a List by Greater Than or Equal to Date

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/09/16/sharepoint-date-filter-filtering-a-list-by-greater-than-or.aspx So, I was doing some playing around with mashups in SharePoint.  I was seeing what I could do to create pages a little more useful than you get using vanilla SharePoint without having to crack open Visual Studio.  One of the things I wanted to do was display a SharePoint list…

10 SharePoint Deployment Standards

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/09/10/10-sharepoint-deployment-standards.aspx <update> For those readers who were directed here from Joel Oleson’s blog, please take a look at my response post: SharePoint Standards – Indeed, Context is Important </update> Everywhere you look there is SharePoint standards this… best practices that… governance out the wazoo.  I’ve never seen anything like it in my…