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The SharePoint Hillbilly Fewer Big Words... More Pretty Pictures... January 2011 Entries
SharePoint List Views –Quick & Easy jQuery Filter
Hey! A jQuery & SharePoint blog post that doesn’t involve SPServices! (sorry Marc) A buddy of mine set up a SharePoint 2010 site for me ( so now you guys can take some of my solutions for a test run. Woo Hoo! Thanks kind friend, who I haven’t named because I don’t want him getting flooded with requests for 2010 sites. So, what to blog about? Let’s start off with something simple that can add a quick “ooh” factor for your users. Don’t you like the way dynamic filters work with ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:32 PM

Throw SharePoint & jQuery in the Mix
Like SharePoint? Like jQuery? More to the point, do you hate SharePoint and/or jQuery and wish it was less painful and more usable? Well, here’s your chance to help me expand and improve upon my SharePoint & jQuery session. I submitted a session to Microsoft’s upcoming Mix11conference and low and behold they have selected it as a session to vote on. So, the power is in YOUR hands to vote for this session and get it into the conference. This would be my first Microsoft conference to speak at and ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 25, 2011 11:21 AM

SharePoint & jQuery–What I wish I had known a year ago - SPSEMEA Highlights
So, yesterday I presented a session for the online SharePoint Saturday event SharePoint Saturday EMEA on using SharePoint & jQuery. I created this session as an overview session on using jQuery and SharePoint together detailing best practices on deployment, maintenance, performance, and hopefully pointing some people to some good resources to help them get started. I also spent some time on why jQuery is a valuable tool for the SharePoint developer’s toolkit. If you aren’t just a jQuery hater, ......

Posted On Sunday, January 23, 2011 3:24 PM

What do YOU want to see in a SharePoint jQuery Session?
Hey party people. So, as you have probably realized by now, I’ve been using quite a bit of jQuery with SharePoint. It’s pretty amazing what you can actually accomplish with a little stubbornness and some guidance from the gurus. Well, it looks like I’ll be putting together a SharePoint jQuery session that I will be presenting at a few conferences. This is such a big and broad topic I could speak on it for hours! So, I need YOUR assistance to help me narrow down what I’ll be focusing on. Some ideas ......

Posted On Thursday, January 6, 2011 2:17 PM

Using jQuery to Make a Field Read Only in SharePoint
Okay… this will be my shortest blog post EVER. Very little rambling.. I promise, and I’m sure this has been blogged more than once, so I apologize for adding to the noise, but like I always say, I blog for myself so I have a global bookmark. So,let’s say you have a field on a SharePoint Form and you want to make it read only. You COULD just open it up in SPD and easily make it read only, but some people are purists and don’t like use SPD or modify the default new/edit/disp forms. Put me in the latter ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 4, 2011 12:29 PM

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