Setting SharePoint Form Fields Using Query String Variables Without Using JavaScript

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/10/29/setting-sharepoint-form-fields-using-query-string-variables-without-using.aspx Okay you whiny people…  You’ve been bugging me for months now about the JavaScript I had previously posted to automatically populate a SharePoint Form Field based upon a Query String Variable… “It doesn’t work right for me”… “I don’t know how to copy and paste”…  “I don’t like JavaScript”… and on and on and on! Enough already! I get it.. you are lazy like me! There’s nothing wrong with that really…  Some of the greatest things in the world were invented by lazy people… naps… cold pizza… foot rests…. wine (think about it.. “oh crap.. I Continue reading Setting SharePoint Form Fields Using Query String Variables Without Using JavaScript

SharePoint 2010 – I really have nothing useful to say at this point

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/10/24/sharepoint-2010-ndash-i-really-have-nothing-useful-to-say.aspx Wow… so, I just got back from the SharePoint Conference and my first look at 2010 and all I can say is wow… Wow… I mean… really… wow… Have you seen this thing?  If you thought 2007 was a beast, just wait until you start to wade through the features in 2010.  It’s almost like Microsoft made SharePoint 2007 as a stop-gap to 2010 so that we wouldn’t be completely overwhelmed by 2010 and to give them more time to develop the features… seriously… I cannot even fathom trying to go from SharePoint 2003 to 2010.  Continue reading SharePoint 2010 – I really have nothing useful to say at this point

There’s No Need to Argue, SharePoint Haters Just Don’t Understand

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/10/13/therersquos-no-need-to-argue-sharepoint-haters-just-donrsquot-understand.aspx You know haters are the same No matter time nor place They don’t understand that SharePoint Is going to take time and you’ll make some mistakes So to you other SharePointers all across the land There’s no need to argue SharePoint Haters just don’t understand Remember when Will Smith had talent?  🙂 It’s time to become a Reformed SharePoint Hater! Do you know the number one problem with SharePoint?  What one things stops SharePoint from living up to all that it promises???  People!  People that aren’t willing to take the time to learn the tool suite Continue reading There’s No Need to Argue, SharePoint Haters Just Don’t Understand

Tips When Asking For SharePoint Help

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/10/06/tips-when-asking-for-sharepoint-help.aspx One of the cool things about not being a total moron in SharePoint anymore is that I actually have the ability to help people. I’m always happy to lend a hand when I can, and it’s actually a great way for me to learn even more.  However, sometimes it can be hard for me to give the proper advice/help because I don’t exactly know what a person is asking.  There are so many different parameters that can affect any advice you get in SharePoint and it’s really hard for someone to be in your head.  Sometimes Continue reading Tips When Asking For SharePoint Help