Monthly Archives for August 2009

Thank you København!

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - August 28, 2009

As you probably know, I was in Copenhagen, Denmark last weekend. Isaac Stith and Jens Nordgaard organized the first SharePoint Saturday at Copenhagen and it was amazing!!! I really enjoyed the event along with all pre and post-events :-)). It was mine pleasure to meet some of the Europe/world finest…

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Boarding completed!

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - August 21, 2009

While you are reading this I am probably sitting in an airplane and just heard famous: “boarding completed” announcement from cabin crew. Yes, I am flying across central Europe to Copenhagen, Denmark to attend the first SharePoint Saturday in Europe. I am looking forward to meet some of the European…

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Use case: PhoneBook Search – no code required

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - August 20, 2009

In last few years I worked with many clients in different industries. Every company I worked with had one application in common: a centralized phonebook. These apps are usually written by some IT rookie that had a desire to show how good his at “3 letter acronym” technology (ASP, PHP…)…

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Question about your article – Setting up SharePoint Environment

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - August 17, 2009

Stan emailed me with few questions about setting up SharePoint Development Environment. I am posting edited version of that conversation here. The post is general and it applies to any SharePoint environment e.g. testing, educational… you might have in your company. In your article “Team-Based Development in Microsoft Office SharePoint…

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SharePoint in plain English

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - August 14, 2009

For a while now I have been enjoying really great videos by Common Craft (@CommonCraft). The company specialized in making small but very useful videos explaining technology (and other) concepts in very simple way. The topic for this week is SharePoint. It is a bit over optimistic (SharePoint is not…

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Slovenian SharePoint conference

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - August 4, 2009

For second year in a row, SharePoint conference will be held in Slovenia. Venue: StarMax, Murska Sobota Date: 27th of November 2009. I am still waiting for the full speakers list but it will include SharePoint technology experts and MVPs from Central Eastern Europe and other countries. Innovate, Communicate and Collaborate with SharePoint…

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KPI Dashboard for WSS: Part 1 – No code required

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - August 3, 2009

A few weeks ago Chris posted the following problem on Stump the panel: We want to display KPI indicators with each item (green if we met the target, yellow almost, red not even close). I’ve been using Visual Indicators for the Masses: KPIs in WSS.  So I setup different lists for each…

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