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SharePoint 2003 - SharePoint 2007 Migration Tool Recommendation

I started on a project here in Greenville, SC this week.  The project has 2 primary goals.  Goal #1 is to migrate the existing WSS v2 content to the new Office SharePoint Server 2007 platform.  Goal #2 is to create a site for the internal
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Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Tools: Visual Studio 2005 Extensions RTM

Finally, the extensions are RTM.  You can get them here. Get them while they are hot!   Overview This release of the Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services contains the following tools to aid developers in building
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SharePoint 2007 - Master Page Picker

Ever wonder how to change the master page on a site or better yet, on a site collection and all of its subsites?  If you do it with SPDesigner they will each get stuffed into the content database (Yuk!).  Well I have certainly given it some
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Office SharePoint Server 2007 - Forms Based Authentication (FBA) w/MySites Walk-through - Part 2

As promised, here is part 2 of my series on hooking up Forms based authentication on a SharePoint 2007 site AND integrating your web application with MySites and the Personalization features of Office SharePoint Server 2007. I am going to assume that
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Office SharePoint Server 2007 - Forms Based Authentication (FBA) Walk-through - Part 1

A while back a client asked me to set up Forms Based Authentication (FBA) for them.  I said sure (of course) and started to research the steps required to accomplish this.  In my oodles and oodles of research I had found many
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SharePoint 2007 - Business Data Catalog

I may have a need to use the Business Data Catalog (BDC) to import some data into SharePoint but don't really have the time to learn the syntax for the Application Definition file.  Todd Baginski and Nick Swan have created a tool called
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SharePoint 2007 - Add New User Bug

I am starting to wonder if my expectations are too high.  I have been working with this product since Beta 1.  Of course there were lots of bugs then.  Then Beta 2 came along, fewer bugs, but of course we have to remember, over the course
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SharePoint 2007 - Open Links In A New Window

Thanks to Trevor Norcross for posting this great tip on how to get external links in a Links list open in a new browser window.  This is a very creative solution that only requires a few lines of JavaScript.
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SharePoint 2007 - Typo in User Interface

I'm a stickler for details, so when I saw this I was quite disappointed, mainly because there is little I can do about it until Microsoft fixes it.  See if you can spot the typo in this screen shot.  I've helped a little by putting a little
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SharePoint 2007 - Add Users and Groups User Interface

My client just approached me to tell me they were having problems adding users to their brand spanking new SharePoint 2007 extranet site. I promptly pulled it up and asked the client to walk me thru the steps they used so that I could troubleshoot the
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SharePoint 2007 - Web Deleted and Web Deleting Events

I am currently writing a backup/restore/disaster recovery document for my current project and am in the process of describing how there is no out-of-the-box way to recover a web if it is deleted.  Some type of recovery process would have to be instigated
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Professional SharePoint 2007 Development - Book

Ok, we've been quiet long enough.  Some of you may already know but myself, Matt Ranlett and Brendon Schwartz are co-authoring a book with John Holliday, John Alexander, Jeff Julian, Eli Robillard and Tom Rizzo entitled Professional SharePoint 2007
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SharePoint 2007 - Office SharePoint Server Beta 2 TR to RTM Upgrade Instructions

Looks like MSFT will be dropping this very soon (maybe this weekend).  Here is a link to the upgrade instructions from Beta2TR to RTM (provided by Joel Oleson). Good luck!
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SharePoint 2007 - WSS 3.0 Alerts

I have encountered an unusual error in my staging environment for my current project (Beta2TR).  We are getting ready to pilot the site to a few users and are creating steps for the users to use to test the functionality. One of the steps involves
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SharePoint 2007 - The missing attribute is found

Read my updated post on the categorization of web part properties.  Turns out it was there all along, just hiding (from me). SharePoint 2007 - Web Part Property Categorization (or lack of)
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