Meet me @ Tech·Ed Europe 2009

I’ve just got confirmation from Microsoft: I will be at the Technical Learning Center (TLC) booth at Tech·Ed Europe 2009. Together with some fellow MVPs I will be answering all your SharePoint questions.

Extending Lookup Fields with “Add new item” option

How many times were you working with Lookup Fields and just when you were about to pick a value, you found out that it’s not there. How many clicks did you have to make to get to the Lookup List, add the new Lookup Item, get back to where you were first and add your item? While it sounds trivial, it’s the only way things can be done in out of the box SharePoint. You could of course create a whole new Custom Field Type which would contain an “Add new item” link, but there is an easier way to get this done.

PowerShell for developers

Yesterday I wrote my first PowerShell script. During that process I’ve discovered quite a few things – new to me being a .NET developer.

From /Press-Releases/Pages/Press-Release.aspx to /Press-Releases/Press-Release – URL’s for your SharePoint site - 4 steps with IIS7 URL Rewrite mo

We all know Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 Web Content Management (WCM) solutions for their Pages URL’s. Purist web designers/developers hate SharePoint not only for the fact that it’s injecting something into URL’s but mostly for the inability of changing anything about it. And while many people think that SharePoint and semantic URL’s just don’t play along, it turns out that there is a solution – one that doesn’t involve a single line of custom code.