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October 27, 2010

SPD 2010 – Collect Data From User Activity – Missing Column

When you use the Collect Data From User Activity in SharePoint Designer 2010 you can define a column to add to the Tasks list (or another […]
October 27, 2010

MSDN white paper: Creating and Publishing Excel 2010 Documents with Custom SharePoint 2010 Workflows

A white paper I wrote for MSDN, Creating and Publishing Excel 2010 Documents with Custom SharePoint 2010 Workflows is now available.  If you are interested in […]
August 24, 2010

Aptillon is born!

Today is an exciting day for myself and my friends Darrin Bishop, Dan Holme, Gary Lapointe, David Mann, Matthew McDermott and Maurice Prather!  Today we launched […]
June 21, 2010

HOW TO: Create a Sandbox Compatible Visual Web Part with the Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power Tools

Last week Mike Morton and the folks on the Visual Studio team released the Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power Tools.  The Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power […]
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 […]