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The ‘P’ in ‘SharePoint’ Stands for ‘Platform’

Last week we had a chance to do a friend a favor and talk to a university IT staff about SharePoint – what it is, what it does, and why they need it (and yes, just for Adam, the meeting started with them asking ‘What Is SharePoint?’).  Our standard answer goes something like "SharePoint is […]

BDC Definition Editor vs. BDC Meta Man

As many of you already know, this week Microsoft released a free tool for creating application definitions in the Business Data Catalog.  Some people feel that this spells the end of BDC MetaMan from Lightning Tools.  I couldn’t disagree more.   First, for full disclosure purposes, let me say up front that Nick Swan is […]

The Tao of Tablet PC

I’m going to deviate from my regular All SharePoint, All The Time programming to pontificate about one of my other obsessions – Tablet PC.  Admittedly, I’m a latecomer to the whole inking experience – I started using Tablet PC for the firs time earlier this year.  Funny thing is, it’s kinda like SharePoint – you hear people […]

Missing UI Settings in the Object Model

Houston, we’ve got a problem.  It seems that there are quite a few settings in the ShaerPoint UI that are not supported in the Object Model.  Just yesterday, Sean Skinner discovered that when creating WSS sites programmatically the options to enable the navigation menus were missing.  A few weeks back, a client sent me an email […]

Modifying Grouped By Headers, Part Deux

A while back I posted a tip about hiding grouped by headers in list views.  These are the content separators that appear at the top of a group of list items and have a +/- image for expanding/collapsing the group, the title of the group column, a colon and the group item name, like so:   […]

O Community, Where Art Thou?

The topic of Communities, especially SharePoint Communities, has been on my mind quite a bit lately.  According to dictionary.com, community is defined as "a social, religious, occupational, or other group sharing common characteristics or interests and perceived or perceiving itself as distinct in some respect from the larger society within which it exists".  Hmm, okay, […]