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Blog Upgrade

by JamieMcAllister 13. August 2013 14:35
The blog has been upgraded and some links reached from your favorite search engine didn't work. We should be back in business now, but if you experience any issues please click 'Contact' above and let me know. [More]


Blog | Blogging

Evolution Conference Photos Posted

by JamieMcAllister 31. July 2013 20:48
Combined Knowledge have just posted the photos from this years SharePoint Evolution Conference. I was a speaker so I made it into some of them, shown here. If you weren't there, make sure you make it to the next one! :) [More]

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Conference | Fun | Im Speaking At

Faking Ribbon Buttons on InfoPath List Forms

by JamieMcAllister 24. July 2013 23:05
Recently saw a request to get rid of the delete option on a view item form, but retain the ability to switch into edit mode. As both options were on the ribbon and couldn't be removed independently I came up with a hack. Here is one idea for faking buttons on your InfoPath List Forms so that functionality you couldn't otherwise have can be attained! [More]

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Infopath | sharepoint 2010 | SharePoint 2013

InfoPath Ribbon Hiding Alternatives

by JamieMcAllister 20. June 2013 20:57
There are two options to hide the ribbon on InfoPath List Forms. One easy, one a little complicated, but there's a good reason to choose the complicated one (if you need it!). [More]

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Public Speaking Secret Sauce

by JamieMcAllister 19. June 2013 13:49
Public speaking can be an initially daunting venture, but also highly rewarding. Here I present my idea of one way to approach it, plus some links to develop your skills. [More]


Public Speaking

DAX Cheatsheet for PowerPivot

by JamieMcAllister 10. June 2013 17:29
A single page showing all the DAX formulae with a link to their documentation on MSDN. [More]

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DAX | PowerPivot

June SharePoint User Group Switzerland Meeting

by JamieMcAllister 28. May 2013 18:38
The June meeting of SharePoint User Group Swityerland will be taking place in Geneva on the 19th of the month. Details at [More]



SharePoint 2013 Certification - There is a developer track!

by JamieMcAllister 19. May 2013 13:21
When searching for Certification info for SharePoint 2013 the only game in town seems to be the MCSE. This is extremely weighted towards server setup and configuration, and requires certification in Windows Server 2012 before getting anywhere near SharePoint. The Developer certs such as MCPD are to be retired so things were looking bad for Developer Certification. Thankfully, information about a Developer Certification Path are now surfacing. [More]

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Certification | Office 365 | SharePoint 2013

Variations available in Office 365 - but not for Public Websites

by JamieMcAllister 28. April 2013 13:35
Variations are present in the latest wave of SharePoint including the Cloud offerings. This is good news as the feature is better performing and powerful than ever. A slight sting in the trail however is an obscure note in the SharePoint Online Service Description stating that in Office 365 Variations are not available for Public Websites. [More]

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Office 365 | SharePoint 2013 | Variations

Supporting Links for Evolution Conference Talk

by JamieMcAllister 13. April 2013 20:38
Here are the supporting links for my talk at the SharePoint Evolution Conference. [More]

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Cloud | End User | Im Speaking At

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