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Upward Boundaries

The largest SharePoint application that I’ve designed so far, which I have yet to blog on architecture, began with the desire to roll a no code solution. 12 months later from the time that it hit the meeting rooms and

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Lotus Notes Conversion Lessons

The team and I have learned a great deal during the time we’ve been converting Domino databases to SharePoint composite applications. Our first hurdle was met in accessing and deconstructing the Notes data programmatically in .Net. (I wrote about that

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SharePoint & Concurrency

Working with SPS for five years now continues to be a fun and rewarding path. Our shop just went to production with an employee incentive system that we’d been working on since November of 2011. I re used the composite

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Cleanliness is next to…

This year has been all about migrating existing business objects to SharePoint 2010. Some of these projects required bulk processing and conversion into either SPFile or SPItem objects. While there are excellent third party tools like ShareGate that help people

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Topology shift

We’ve been spinning SharePoint successfully as a team collaboration platform during the past four years. Using composite applications to meet and streamline business processes across the organization in addition to the document management framework, SharePoint has been a good fit.

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Building adjunct business systems using SharePoint 2010; part one

Revision 5/14/2012; I will be following up on this topic May through June. An opportunity arose late last year for us to re design an iSeries business system using SharePoint 2010 (SPS) during the process of our SAP conversion. While

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Taxonomy

I am working on documenting my website code into both a funtional design document and adding JavaDoc style comments for use with PHPDocumenter. While working on the database side of it with fresh coffee in hand I am reminded of

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SPS document attributes

This is part of a small stress testing project I wrote to test a user interface I built using a Content Query Web Part, a little jQuery and some XSL. The idea was to generate a couple 1000 documents that

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Lotus Notes to SPS Conversion

I recently had an opportunity to convert old Lotus Notes database applications to SPS. Granted, I had a little bit of a time understanding the whole form/view document collection thing in Notes but Visual Studio came to the rescue. After

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Composite Application

The team of folks I work with got a very cool opportunity to leverage SharePoint 2010 to drive a buisness process near and dear to my heart as a former fine wine sales representative. The composite applications purpose is to

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