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December 1, 2009

HOW TO: Programmatically create a SharePoint 2010 External Content Type

I demonstrated how to make an external content type programmatically during the SPC 405 – Business Connectivity Services Runtime and Object Model Deep Dive session at […]
November 20, 2009

Which SharePoint 2010 Site Template Is Right For Me?

  When MOSS 2007 came out I created a blog post very similar to this one.  It turned out to be one of my most popular posts […]
November 12, 2009

HOW TO: Register an External Content Type with the SharePoint Search Service to make the data searchable

In part 1of this blog post series I showed you how to create a .NET Assembly Connector to read data from a flat file. This blog […]
November 5, 2009

HOW TO: Create a Searchable SharePoint 2010 BDC .NET Assembly Connector Which Reads From A Flat File

The Business Context In many large organizations business data is stored inside of flat files from mainframes or other legacy systems. These systems chug along just […]
November 2, 2009

HOW TO: Create a custom theme for SharePoint 2010

Creating SharePoint themes used to require editing CSS style sheets manually or using a tool like SharePoint Designer.  Furthermore, packaging and deploying the themes required administrative […]
March 8, 2009

HOW TO: Enhance SharePoint User Profiles With The Business Data Catalog

If you look hard enough you can find several articles on the Internet which describe different ways to enhance SharePoint User Profiles with the Business Data […]
June 29, 2007

Which WSS 3.0 / MOSS 2007 site Template is right for me?

Update 11-22-2009:  See this blog post for the SharePoint 2010 version of this information. MOSS 2007 ships with many predefined Templates you may use to create […]