Web collaboration consultant, public speaker and Microsoft Press Author. @resing on twitter

Monthly archive for January 2014

SharePoint Core Results Web Part Changes

SharePoint Core Results Web Part Changes

The Question A reader asks: I’ve been given a custom web part based on the SharePoint 2010 Core Results Web Part. The web part overrides OnInit to provide a custom search query to the web part. I need to modify it to add a button in a new column. How can I do that in a way that adapts to the proper document content type? Re-Factor Personally, I’ve used the Core Results Web Part to aggregate Document Results before, but I

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My First Week on Coursera

My First Week on Coursera

This week I started 2 classes on Coursera and even completed the lectures and assignments for 1. It started a month ago when some friends on Facebook turned me onto a Massive Open Online Course site, or MOOC, called Coursera. I looked at the offerings at the time and subscribed in an upcoming class titled “What’s Your Big Idea.” Then this week when the first class started, I ended up enrolling in “Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems.” Coursera

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Advanced SharePoint Solutions Video Recordings Available

Advanced SharePoint Solutions Video Recordings Available

The video recording of the sessions @geektrainer and I delivered for Microsoft Learning are now available in two places. Originally, Chris and I delivered the full day workshop live to help viewers learn about some highlights of material that can help you get your preparation for Exam 70-489 started. Developing SharePoint Server Advanced Solutions on MSDN Channel 9 Option 1: Visit MSDN’s Channel 9 for Developing SharePoint Server Advanced Solutions delivered in 6 videos. Each module averages an hour of presentation and demo

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Renewed as SharePoint MVP

Renewed as SharePoint MVP

My 2014 started off with some great news from the Microsoft MVP Award Program. I received a 2nd MVP Award for my SharePoint community contributions in 2013! Thanks, Microsoft and thanks to the community.

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Upload a file to SharePoint by PowerShell

Upload a file to SharePoint by PowerShell

Question from a friend A friend of a friend asks: I know there’s stuff all over the web that tells developers how to programmatically store documents into a SharePoint 2013 document library, but what source would you recommend? One of the groups on one of my projects has an image capture application built in Visual Basic. They need to be able to create folders within a SharePoint 2013 document library and store reports in that folder. And my friend adds:

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