Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Restricting Available Templates in MOSS07

This is a great instructional post on hiding site templates so users cannot create sites with unapproved templates. This will aid a lot of IT shops in maintaining a consistent look and feel in the corporate portals.

Nice job Eli.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

HOW TO: Create a secondary workflow

How to article on Office Online about how to create a secondary workflow based on the primary workflow.

HOW TO:Assign a form to a group in a workflow

Assign a form to a group in a workflow

Another good article for the beginning SharePoint developer. The article describes how to have a workflow collect data from certain users during the workflow process.

HOW TO: Collect data from a user in a workflow

Decent article from Office Online on collecting data from a user during a work flow.

Debugging from the GAC

Good article on debugging an assembly in the GAC.

SharePoint Performance in Remote Offices

Mauro posted a good article with a link to a CodePlex tool called CopyTimer that can help admins collect metrics on connections, speed and latency to remote offices for SharePoint.


Use Conditional Formatting in Data Views based on User Security Permissions

Ben has posted a great article on how to conditionally format rows in data views based on user permissions. This is a great way to implement security trimming within your DataViews.


Create Custom E-mail Alert Templates for SharePoint Workflows

Ben McCormack has posted a great article and tool on his blog that lets SharePoint admins and developers create a custom email alert template. As we have all seen, the stock alert template in SharePoint is plain vanilla. With Ben's tool, it is simple to brand your SharePoint emails in the same look and feel as your server. Branding is the name of the game...

Article: Create Custom E-mail Alert Templates for SharePoint Workflows

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Free Disaster Recovery options for SharePoint

Todd Klindt has written an excellent disaster recovery article for SharePoint. Free is a great thing too. Management is always adverse to spending money and using some of the tips from Todd's article will definitely assist admins who need to recover the documents a CEO accidentally deleted while using their BlackBerry.

Nice job Todd.

Free Disaster Recovery options for SharePoint Article

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Recommendations for SharePoint Application Pool Settings

Joel Oleson explores the ins and outs of app pools. This is a great post for programmers who want quick, concise tips and tricks for managing app pools.

Check out his post here .