Monthly archive for July 2009

SharePoint and CAML Resource References

Ever poked around in a directory like “C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions12TEMPLATEFEATURES”? Maybe you were looking examining one of the core features, like BaseSite, that came with WSS for a clue in your feature development. If you look open the feature.xml file in BaseSite, or other feature.xml files in the FEATURES directory structure, you see $Resources references like this: Reading “Inside Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0” today, I finally made sense of those strings. They refer to entries in

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BDC Slides from SharePoint Saturday Dallas

I really enjoyed presenting on the SharePoint Business Data Catalog at SharePoint Saturday on Dallas. If you attended and wanted to see the slides CorasWorks is hosting the pdf version. Integrate External Data With The Business Data Catalog View more documents from Microlink .

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Office 2010 free web editions compete with Google Apps

As reported in The Seattle Times, Microsoft announced today at the Worldwide Partner conference that free web versions of the most popular Office products will be available next year in the 2010 version.   In other news from WPC09: ITPRO UK reviews the Office 2010 Technical Preview bMighty talks about the new Office 2010 Features: multi-user authoring, Outlook Ignore and PowerPoint Broadcast. Sharon Chan’s report on the web versions compares the new web tools to Outlook Web Access and points

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SharePoint 2010 Sneak Peek now available

Microsoft has made a Sneak Peek of SharePoint 2010 available at http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/2010/Sneak_Peek. No download bits available yet, but there is plenty of content including videos and Silverlight animations.

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CKS:EBE RSS Autodiscovery

Does the RSS Link light up on your SharePoint Blog? If it doesn’t, a few quick changes in SharePoint Designer could make it happen. RSS Autodiscovery RSS Autodiscovery depends on a tag like this in your <head></head> section of your HTML: <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="Posts" href="{$rssLink}" /> I have the link tag in my Head.xsl for my current theme. You can find the Head.xsl in the Themes folder in the folder with the same name as your currently selected theme.

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