Month: December 2007

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

To all of you who celebrate the Christmas holiday around the world, from all of us at BinaryWave, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  To all of our Jewish and Muslim friends we hope you had a happy and festive Chanukah and Ramadan, respectively.    Our sincerest wishes to everyone for a safe and enjoyable holiday with family and […]

SharePoint Application Pool Management

Steve Sheppard has a new blog series regarding IIS memory management and SharePoint that is required reading.  Normally this kind of thing is a bit too far into the adminisphere for me but this is the kind of thing developers need to keep in mind when writing highly transactional and data-intensive applications.  You don’t have to be an expert at it […]

E-Mail Updates Working – Finally!

One thing that has always annoyed me about the SharePoint blog template is that users who leave comments are not offered the option to receive e-mail notifications when further comments are posted to the same thread.  How can we have a (virtual) conversation if you don’t know when I’ve responded to your last communication?  A […]

STSADM Operations

So I was updating our backup scripts today and needed the syntax for the backup operation (for some reason I can remember phone numbers from twenty years ago and CAML query syntax but I can’t remember admin commands – must be all the scotch).  Instead of just firing up a command prompt, I did a […]

The Devs and the Dev Nots

There seems to be an alarming trend developing within the greater Microsoft community of building a firewall between those of us who write code for a living and those of us who do not. First, Microsoft decides to split TechEd US into two weeks, ala the TechEd Europe model, with the first week being geared […]

December User Group Meetings

I just returned from the UK where I had a chance to drop in on my good buddy Nick Swan for lunch and a couple of beers.  So while I catch up on all my email and backlog of blog posts, here are some reminders for user group meetings in December:   December 10th SharePoint […]