Integrating SharePoint and Bing Maps

Body: By far one of the most simple jQuery demos I show during one of my sessions that also seems to get the best reaction is a demo where I show how quickly you can integrate SharePoint and Bing Maps. Using jQuery you can easily make an address from a SharePoint list appear in Bing Maps using the Bing Maps API. “Bing” If more applications were named using onomatopoeia what would their names be? I’m thinking “Thud” would be the next Google social application…  Anyway! We will be integrating SharePoint with Bing Maps. The first thing you should do is Continue reading Integrating SharePoint and Bing Maps

Finally Getting Started with PowerShell and SharePoint 2010

Body: Well, looks like I’m finally biting the bullet and jumping into PowerShell. I’ve not had much use for it in the past because none of my previous clients requirements necessitated the use of PowerShell, however I am working on a new project that I believe PowerShell is a great answer for. Basically, I need to create a site, a few lists, and populate a document library with a few files to create the framework for my application. I was going to (and had actually already started) to deploy a solution as a feature, and when the the feature was Continue reading Finally Getting Started with PowerShell and SharePoint 2010