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Gotcha When Using the SharePoint Link to a Document Content Type

The “Link to a Document” content type in SharePoint allows you to add URL links to a Document Library, much like you would with a Links List, but in this case you can add a Link item to a document library without having to add a document. The “Link to a Document” content type is […]

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SharePoint: Visual Studio 2012 and the 2010 SharePoint PowerTools Visual WebPart

Using Visual Studio 2012, you open a Visual Studio 2010 project which contains the “Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power Tools” Sandboxed Visual WebPart. On building your project you get a compiler error; The name ‘InitialiseControl’ does not appear in the current context. During the Visual Studio 2012 project/solution upgrade, one of the Visual WebPart designer […]

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VMWare Fusion 4 vs Parallels Desktop 7

VMWare Fusion 4 for Mac and Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac Smackdown

Let me begin by saying that I have been, and probably will continue to be a firm fan of VMWare Fusion for Mac. I’ve used it every day for the last 4 years right from version 2.0.1, for developing on the Microsoft platform, and most especially with SharePoint. It has been rock solid, reliable and […]

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Will the Really Real Programmers Please Stand Up

A great article, which to my mind summarizes the characteristics of great software developers. Will the really real programmers please stand up.  

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