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Number 69 on Joel Oleson’s Twitter List

I’m number 69 on the Top 100 SharePoint Twitters! It’s ironic because my feedburner stats show most of my SharePoint Blog traffic coming from twitter. Really, twitter has been the best way to get the word out about my SharePoint content and I’m a happy user. I also enjoy following my younger brother and some friends and automatically updating my Facebook status through Twitter. So overall, I’d be happy even if I didn’t make the list. My overall twInfluence may

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Custom Field Type Webcast from San Antonio SharePoint User Group

Travis Lingenfelder gave a presentation today by Live Meeting for the San Antonio SharePoint User Group in the place of a December meeting at a physical location. He explained and demoed the Regular Expression Validator example from Todd Bleeker’s SharePoint Development Book. I noticed Travis was recording, so hopefully we can make it available to those who could not attend. Figure 1: IP Address example from the webcast For more information on Custom Field Types in SharePoint, follow the links

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Two Topics: SharePoint Hands On Labs and SharePointReview.com

If you haven’t gotten a chance to check out the recently updated Windows SharePoint Services Hands on Labs, you might be interested in their recent integration with Visual Studio 2008. Not only is it integrated with the new version of VS, it integrates with the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Tools: Visual Studio 2008 Extensions. Very cool and a great introduction to what is new in both updates! Take advantage of the Virtual Labs, Mike Walsh has the best list. If

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Microsoft Certified Master Application

In response to my Microsoft Certified Master Application from Microsoft this morning: Thomas Resing Senior Software Engineer MicroLink, LLC San Antonio, TX 78232 United States of America Congratulations! You have met the pre-requisite exam requirements. If you don’t read the SharePoint Product Team blog daily, you may have missed this big certification news from earlier this week. Introducing the Microsoft Certified Master and Certified Architect for SharePoint

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SharePoint Author and Expert Bill English to present in San Antonio

Bill English, author and SharePoint expert, is coming to San Antonio in March!   Bill will be presenting at the San Antonio SharePoint User’s Group (SASUG) meeting Tuesday, March 24th. Expect more details at the February meeting.   SASUG is taking a break for the Holidays, but regular meetings will resume in January at the normal date of the fourth Tuesday of the month.   For more information on SASUG visit the group homepage at http://www.sasug.net and join us in the LinkedIn SASUG Group.

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On Michael Gannotti’s SharePoint Brown Bag and Blog Network

Microsoft SharePoint blogger Michael Gannotti hosted a live meeting brown bag today. Two things I loved about it Insight into Microsoft’s future direction on SharePoint He used the Facebook Blog Networks Application to host the details Facebook Blog Networks Application   You can now Join my network for Tom Resing’s SharePoint Blog on Facebook. Michael joined my newtork today. It’s a great forum for readers of my blog. As a value add for people in his network, he published the

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Taking Joel Oleson’s Advice

When you work with SharePoint long enough, one guy whose blog you certainly find answers on is Joel Oleson. Since leaving Microsoft, Joel’s blog posts have been really strong on another topic, marketing your blog.   Here are some of my favorite posts of his from his new independent blog: Ranking Your Blog – Managing and Gaining Popularity 10 Easy Tips and Tricks to Successful Twitter Microblogging 10 Steps to Real Business Value in Twitter SharePoint Custom Site Definition Battle – Common

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MOSS 2007 High Availability with Database Mirroring : Slides and References

Moss 2007 High Availability View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. References Database Mirroring Best Practices and Performance Considerations. Microsoft(r) TechNet. [Online] March 10, 2006. [Cited: 10 09, 2008.] http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/technologies/dbm_best_pract.mspx. Case Study of High Availability for SharePoint using Database Mirroring (white paper). Microsoft TechNet. [Online] April 2008. [Cited: September 22, 2008.] http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc531332.aspx Microsoft. How to transfer the logins and the passwords between instances of SQL Server 2005. Microsoft Help and Support. [Online] July 11, 2006. [Cited: October 13, 2008.] http://support.microsoft.com/kb/918992/

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SharePoint 14, SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2012. The next version is a long way off by any name

It’s been almost two years since the SharePoint 2007 technologies were released. With Windows 7 plans solidifying, what do we know about the next versions of Office and SharePoint?     Very Little Detail on the Web From what I can find on the web, relatively nothing. The last official word I heard was from Bill Gates himself in Redmond. I was in the room next door when he talked about Improvements to the List Architecture, but revealed little else. And

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SASUG- SharePoint High Availability with Database Mirroring

The San Antonio SharePoint User’s Group just announced the October 28th presentation on SharePoint High Availability with Database Mirroring. My friend and collegue, Rich Olivieri, will be presenting based on recent work we’ve done for a client. Microsoft’s Plan for Redundancy has all the pretty pictures showing database clusters or mirrors. But how easy is this to set up if you’re not a DBA? Turns out, it’s not too hard to switch over when you use the Alias approach. Rich

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