Month: August 2008

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The First SharePoint Cowboy Podcast

When I was in the UK a few weeks ago I sat down with my good friend and fellow SharePoint MVP Nick Swan to record an interview for the SharePoint Podshow. We talked about a wide range of topics, including my favorite subject, SharePoint performance, and it was good fun. Give it a listen and […]

Preventing Blog Spam, Part IV

So here I go again, attempting to find creative ways to prevent spambots from slamming my blog with junk postings.  A number of people have complained about the my removing anonymous access from the Comments list and since I still haven’t had time to create a Captcha custom field type, I’m trying Mo Omar’s method of using […]

The Great Debate: SharePoint Designer vs. Custom Site Definitions

I often get asked about the pros and cons of using SharePoint Designer versus custom site definitions for branding purposes. There seems to be a great deal of confusion surrounding this topic so I’ll offer my two cent’s worth in hopes that it clears the air and helps you, the SharePoint developer or administrator, make […]

D/FW SharePoint Community August Meeting

Just a reminder that the August meeting of the D/FW SharePoint Community is Tuesday the 19th. K2 will be presenting one of their workflow applications and my friends over at Barracuda Software will be talking about user permission management and their DeliverPoint product. In the Developer breakout session we will be discussing the use, creation […]

SUGUK Presentation Wrap-Up

Last night I presented Full Speed Ahead – Developing High Performance Applications for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 to the SharePoint UK User Group in London. We had a record turnout of 139 people; in fact, so many showed up that we ran short of pizza and drinks. Fortunately, the local pub was a quick […]