My friends all know I’m a “trekkie” from way back. Way, way back. Back when William Shatner was just a regular on the Twilight Zone (remember Nightmare at 20,000 Feet?). One of my favorite episodes was one called “The …Continue reading
Once upon a time, when InfoPath was the “new kid on the block”, you could almost taste the excitement in the air. “Workflow” was the hot topic, and the industry was abuzz with possibilities. The whole idea of managed content …Continue reading
#10: Bulk Metadata Editing
- “DataSheet View” did not work well in previous versions.
- Users are comfortable with the Excel user experience for entering data.
- “Quick Edit” view brings the same experience to SP2013/2016
Why It’s Important
- Too many
So, you’ve got your SharePoint 2010 development environment all setup nice and pretty – check.
You’ve gotten the hang of the PowerShell thing and it’s working all slick like – sweet.
Now you hear there’s a brand NEW version of …Continue reading
So, you’ve setup your content organizer with the appropriate rules and they are working. – check.
You’ve added the appropriate users to the “Rule Managers” group so they will be reminded via email whenever the content organizer starts filling up. …Continue reading
As an example, most records management solutions use content organizer rules to route incoming records to a particular document …Continue reading
Just a quick note to all you records management junkies out there. Here’s a question I’m seeing a lot of. “Can I write a CAML query to locate all of the documents that have been declared as in-place records?”
The …Continue reading
As you know, using the SharePoint 2010 server object model, you can install your own custom record declaration handlers. Didn’t know that? Oh? You mean you haven’t already setup your site to keep track of every time a record is …Continue reading
Well, I finally gone and done it! The CAML.NET IntelliSense Extension for Visual Studio 2010 is finally out in the wild, so have at it you crazy SharePoint devheads!
For those of you already using the SharePoint 2007 version, you …Continue reading
It's kind of surreal, but the day has finally arrived when I can say "it's done"! My new book, Professional SharePoint 2007 Records Management Development:
Managing Official Records with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is on its way to store …
As every SharePoint developer knows, the CAML is an ornery beast. Get too close – it’ll spit at you, and as soon as you get knee-deep in the hot sands of SharePoint-land, it’s just a matter of time before it …Continue reading
E=MC^2 is probably the most famous equation in modern science, but little is known about its true origins. At least I didn’t know much about it until very recently. Of course, I understood, like everyone else, that it was formulated …Continue reading
The SharePoint API can be vexing for developers who are not used to the little 'gotchas' that pop up here and there. This can lead to lots of wasted time when all you want to do is determine if a …Continue reading
For the past several months, I’ve been experimenting with ways to use .NET reflection with the SharePoint API. As I’ve mentioned before, I believe that .NET attributes can not only make it easier to build great SharePoint applications, but can …Continue reading