MOSSIG follow up SharePoint installer project from Codeplex

Hey everyone as promised here is the link to the SharePoint web Part project template for Visual Studio 2008 that I showed last night. Also don’t forget Will mentioned that a full VSE for Visual Studio 2008 is due out in the next couple of months. I’ll do my best to put up link to this as soon as I know more.   Finally a big thanks to all who attended and presented last night, and don’t forget to checkout MOSSIG.Net for all details on upcoming presentations and news. Technorati Tags: Codeplex,SharePoint,MOSS,Webpart

Filtered Drop Down Lists 101 Part 2

Now for the long awaited second half of my post on working with Filtered Drop down lists. In my first post I showed you how to created filtered drop down lists using the InfoPath rich client. In this post I will show you how to achieve the same functionality in a web based form. The biggest draw back about creating this functionality in a web based form is that filtered fields are not supported in web based forms. So we need to create another means to filter our data, an external data source like a web service for example provides … Continue reading Filtered Drop Down Lists 101 Part 2

Using the Content Query Web part on MySite

So I was out on client site today attempting to setup the content query web part on a MySite, after exporting the web part and re-importing it to the my site I then got a “Could not load XSL file. The system cannot find the file specified” error. After google failed to provide me an answer I decided to have a play around with the site settings for the MySite and found that if I enabled the “Office SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure” site collection features the content query web part started working like a charm. Not only that but if … Continue reading Using the Content Query Web part on MySite

MOSSIG Agenda for 27th Feb

So as promised here is the agenda for the upcoming MOSSIG meeting on the 27th of Feb, be sure to head on over to the MOSSIG site and register so we have an idea of catering requirements Ben Walters – “Developing Web Parts using Visual Studio 2008 and the Web Part Template Project” SDM Ben will be showing you how to develop Web Parts for SharePoint2007 quickly and easily using the Web Part Template project from Codeplex. Tim Wragg – ‘Adventures in the SharePointDesigner’ Professional Advantage The SP Designer is one of the great unknowns with little help and guidance … Continue reading MOSSIG Agenda for 27th Feb

Happy Chinese New Year!

  Welcome to the Year of the Rat! So I missed the usual Happy New Year post this year, and to top it off by the time I noticed it was too late to redeem myself so I figured why not wait until Chinese New Year to start my blog off for 2008. Only a month an a half in to 2008 and so much has happened already here’s a quick run down SDM was brought out by DWS SDM moved office from South Melbourne to South Yarra (what is it about the south?) I finished Guitar Hero 3 on … Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year!