Extending a Web Application… probably not what the designers had in mind…

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2010/07/30/extending-a-web-applicationhellip-probably-not-what-the-designers-had.aspx Have you ever come up with an idea and you think “Wow.. this is either brilliant or a total hack that no one under any circumstances should consider!”? That’s the situation I find myself in today. I either did something so monumentally stupid that Eric Shupps and Andrew Connell would love nothing more than slap me upside the head (which they probably want to do anyway) or it wasn’t totally stupid and you’ll think “Hey… that’s not a bad idea.”. So… which is it? Well… allow me to explain the situation to you. The Situation We Continue reading Extending a Web Application… probably not what the designers had in mind…

Droid X Review… iPhone Killer?

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2010/07/18/droid-x-reviewhellip-iphone-killer.aspx I’m taking a break from SharePoint blogging to do a product review for you guys.  I know, it’s hard to believe that I would have an opinion. So… I did something I don’t normally do. I waited in line to buy a Droid X on its release July 15th.  I’m generally not the type to HAVE to have the coolest and the newest stuff. I usually just secretly hate those people and wait for prices to come down. However, this time I decided to steal my wife’s phone upgrade and jump on what I thought would Continue reading Droid X Review… iPhone Killer?

Creating SharePoint Solution Packages! So easy an Admin can do it!

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2010/07/08/creating-sharepoint-solution-packages-so-easy-an-admin-can-do.aspx First of all, I must apologize for letting my blog go fallow… pretty good use of ‘fallow’ though, right? I mean how often do you get to throw that word around? I guess playing ‘Farmville’ wasn’t a total waste of time! Anyway, I’ve been up to my elbows in projects and family time and have just not had a chance to blog lately. So… where to start… oh yeah… Stop copying files directly to the 12 hive!  Seriously.. I don’t care what the file is… custom controls? java script files? images? web parts? If you are Continue reading Creating SharePoint Solution Packages! So easy an Admin can do it!