A Dummies Guide to SharePoint & jQuery – An Easy to Use Content Slider

Body: So, in my last post we learned how to read SharePoint list data using SPServices:     A Dummies Guide to SharePoint & jQuery – Reading List Data With SPServices Now, let’s add to that and create something useful. Let’s use the data we read in that blog post and create a Content Slider with it. Sound like a plan? If you are lazy like I am, and lack creativity like I do, then third party jQuery libraries nicely help mask both of these traits. However finding the right jQuery library that works nicely with SharePoint can sometimes be tricky. Tips Continue reading A Dummies Guide to SharePoint & jQuery – An Easy to Use Content Slider

A Dummies Guide to SharePoint & jQuery – Reading List Data With SPServices

Body: My most excellent and intelligent friend Lori Gowin (@lorigowin) was quite frustrated this evening because she was having issues using SharePoint and jQuery to do an image slider. After I taunted her for a while about “This is why non-developers should not be doing jQuery” I stepped down off my high-horse and thought it might be helpful to write a blog post to help her with one of the integral parts us using an image slider: reading data from a SharePoint list.  I know there are several blogs out there that deal with examples of reading list data from SharePoint Continue reading A Dummies Guide to SharePoint & jQuery – Reading List Data With SPServices

Creating a SharePoint Parent/Child List Relationship–No SPD Version

Body: So, over the years by far my most read blog posts are the ones detailing how to create Parent/Child list relationships in SharePoint and automatically populating the Parent (Lookup) ID of the Child list. Those posts being: Creating a SharePoint List Parent / Child Relationship – Out of the Box (yes, I know the videos are dead on this one. The VIDEO REMIX post is better anyway)Passing Multiple Query String Variables Using SPD – Follow Up on Creating Parent / Child List RelationshipsCreating a SharePoint List Parent/Child Relationship – VIDEO REMIXCreating A SharePoint Parent/Child List Relationship– SharePoint 2010 Edition You’d think Continue reading Creating a SharePoint Parent/Child List Relationship–No SPD Version

“The Men of SharePoint” 2012 Calendar

Body: First of all Happy New Year to you all! I truly hope your 2012 is better than your 2011. I for one am looking forward to another great year of SharePoint with another SharePoint Conference in Vegas and rumors of vNext. 2011 was indeed a great year and I had a couple of career highlights including speaking at the SharePoint Conference in Anaheim and becoming a principal at Juniper Strategy, LLC as the SharePoint Practice Lead. Mix in that all the other great conferences, friends, headaches, and general rabble rousing and it was a stellar year for me.   So, as Continue reading “The Men of SharePoint” 2012 Calendar