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Yet Another great looking public facing MOSS Internet site!

A good friend of mine recently architected, developed and launched kroger.com using the MOSS 2007 platform.  This is yet another example of using it as a public facing site.  This isn’t to say that there weren’t a few hurdles, he mentioned many,
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You Don't Need to Copy PDB Files to Debug in the GAC!

I generally don't post a link without much else but this was a no brainer and I feel every SharePoint developer, heck, every .NET developer needs to know this.  My friend and SharePoint pal, Doug Ware has discovered how to debug assemblies in the
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Technical Interview Tips

Keith Rome, an über smart friend of mine and fellow MVP, recently posted some interview tips on how to increase the odds of landing that next dream job.  Remember, it's the little things that help! http://www.mindfusioncorp.com/weblog/2007/10/23/10+Interview+Tips+That+Will+Help+You+Land+A+Better+Job.asp

SharePoint 2007 - Add a Lookup Field to a List Template Element that references its own List

I had a real hard time coming up for a title for this post.  Here is what I am trying to explain in the title.  I had a need to create a custom List Template.  This can be done via a Feature.  The issue I ran across was I needed a
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SharePoint 2007 - Content Editor Web Part and Absolute Url's

I am not sure if this type of information has been posted before.  I looked around for a good 2 days or so trying to find a solution to my particular problem and could not.  Here is a short description of the problem. My current project involves
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NET Runtime version 2.0.50727.42 - Fatal Execution Engine Error (7A05E2B3) (80131506)

What an obscure title for a blog entry eh?  I just want to make sure that if someone else searches for this, they will find it because I was spinning my wheels for 3 hours researching for this fix.  At any rate, here is what happened. I have
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SharePoint 2007 - Calculated Fields

I was reading thru some blogs, namely that of Kevin DeRudder, today.  He recently posted some information on calculated fields.  I get questions pretty often from clients on the available formulas when creating a calculated field. 
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What does it take to be an SharePoint expert?

As a SharePoint SME, I tend to get odd looks sometimes from people who clearly have no idea of all that is involved in the technology, let alone being a subject matter expert.  Most people think it's point and click and I have to say, that drives
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Using the Save site as template link on a publishing site

A colleague recently asked me if there was a way to save a publishing site as a template recently.  I responded by informing them that the "Save site as template" link is on the Site Settings page under Look and Feel.  He said it was not. 
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I'm an MVP now!

I am very happy and humbled to say that Microsoft has chosen to award me an MVP for Windows Server - Windows SharePoint Services.  I'll take this chance to thank some of the people who have helped me over the years, including Stacy Draper, Matt Ranlett,
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Office SharePoint Server 2007 search guidelines

Mike Taghizadeh has posted some recommended limits on search configuration with Office SharePoint Server 2007 Search.  There is lots of good information here.  I have yet to personally see a client even come close to some of these limits, so
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Microsoft Office Interactive Developer Map

Check this out via the SharePoint Team Blog! http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2007/05/30/new-microsoft-office-interactive-developer-map-is-now-available.aspx
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SharePoint 2007 - How to Rollup Content from multiple Site Collections (1 way)

I am currently designing & building a sizeable intranet for a global shipping company.  They will have multiple site collections with multiple subsites and lots of lists and libraries scattered throughout the site structure.  One of the
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How to programmatically add a field to all views in a SharePoint list

Today I had a need to add a new field to multiple lists each with multiple views and to group by the new column in each of the views.  There were about 6 lists and 12 or so views on each list and doing this through the interface, although possible,
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Where in the world is the RSS Viewer Web Part

I needed to put an RSS Viewer web part on a page but could not find it.  I opened the feature folder and did a search for rssviewer to see if anything came back. I am a minimalist when it comes to SharePoint and would rather not activate features
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