January 2011 Entries

SharePoint Learning Resources

The last 6 to 8 months have been a blur. They have gone fast! Back in June I took part in a group that was creating content for Microsoft Learning to have it be their Microsoft Official Curriculum lineup for SharePoint 2010. In that process I noticed there was something different about SharePoint 2010 when compared to the wealth and quality of documentation that had been available when SharePoint 2007 was out. There is a lot of it! There is of course the MOC Offerings, and the material I worked on ......

OneNote for iPhone

I remember looking forward to the day when my favorite Office tool would be available as an app for the iPhone, that day is today!

Free at the moment, not sure if that will change.

Check it out here … http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/onenote/id410395246?mt=8

How do you automate a SharePoint 2010 deployment?

In the last couple of months SharePoint traffic (consulting, training and speaking) has picked up. And with that also the requests for deployments. There are good, great, bad and really bad things around this. But that is for another topic. However part of the good and great has been the fact of organizations wanting to do a proof of concept deployment (even when WSS or MOSS has been deployed). We can go through a session (Microsoft has the SDPS concept, SharePoint Deployment Planning Services) of ......

Great SharePoint Community Resources

3 sites that any person working with SharePoint should visit are: SharePoint Magazine SharePoint Magazine is an online magazine dedicated to the world of SharePoint and related Information Worker Technologies. End User SharePoint Community driven content, at this point in time the site is a historical archive of content released. Nothing But SharePoint I see this as the natural evolution of EndUserSharePoint.com Follows on the same great principle of community driven content, but expanding from the ......

Adventures in Lab Management Configuration: Part 2 of 3

The first post was the high level overview. Now it is time for the details on what was done to the existing CMMI Project based on CMMI v 4.2. The first step was to go into Visual Studio, then from the Team Project Collection Settings and then to the Process Template Manager. Once there, it was a matter of selecting the appropriate template (MSF for CMMI Process Improvement v5.0) and download to a point I could reference later (for example C:\Templates). Then on to using the steps from the guidance ......

Free eBook: Programming Windows Phone 7 by Charles Petzold

This book is available for download from http://charlespetzold.com/phone/index.html

You will find the pdf file for the book and a zip file with the sample code.