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What is the point of Configuration?
I came across an interesting item this morning. I need to deploy web.config changes to a MOSS 2007 farm. After hearing many people including Ted Pattison speak about this in various sessions at the Office Developers Conference, my initial reaction was "Great, now I can make web.config modifications using a SPFeatureReceiver and the SPWebConfigModification class. Additionally, this is discussed in detail here: and Here: ......

Posted On Friday, February 22, 2008 9:46 AM

What about PowerShell?
More on MOSS... In order to build our MOSS application we have decided to make the application as loosly-coupled from SharePoint as possible primarily because of the performance problems trying to develop on a Virtual Machine. So, how do we do it most effectively? With the help of some sound design patterns and a little PowerShell, it becomes pretty simple. Let's begin with the design pattern. First we need to create a standard ASP.NET website project. Then we need to create a "SolutionBuilder" project ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 12, 2007 10:48 PM

AJAX Entender within Server Control
So, I came across a requirement where the users do not want to wade through a potential 100's of items in a combobox, but are stuck on using a combo box. Our team has already built a generic server control which inherits from TableRow allowing us to add various controls as TableRows within an ASP:Table. Essentially we get something like this: <ASP:Table ID="Table1" runat="server"> <Chadster:DropDownListFi... ID="DropDownListField" Title="Pick an Item" Description="Please Choose an ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 12, 2007 10:01 PM

MOSS and Dynamics AX. A Happy Family
After creating this blog 2+ years ago, and only posting 3 articles and starting lots of other, I realized, that I suck at blogging. So, I have resolved to blog more often, but with shorter topics: That's right, Microsoft has finally realized the need to have an integration path with MOSS (their premere corporate portal solution) with Dynamics AX (their premere ERP system) Please read this white paper, it has a lot of great ideas! ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 22, 2007 11:26 AM

Wonderful World of Dynamics
Microsoft has recently released Dynamics AX 4.0, their latest version of Enterprise ERP to attempt to compete better with the "Big Guys", namely Oracle, and SAP. After seeing some of the capabilities of CRM 3.0, I wasn't too excited about the most recent release of any MBS technology. Boy was I surprised after I got the install working (yikes). In case some of you haven't heard, here are a few of the development features DAX 4.0 has: Its own OO language (yep, that's right, read it again just to make ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 25, 2006 1:43 PM

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