Forward, positively..

October 21, 2009

Because You’ll Need to…

Filed under: sharepoint 2010, Work — Tags: — thebestbrew @ 10:44 am

Sharepoint Server 2010 and associated development tools will run on Windows 7 – yay.

But it’s less easy to install than MOSS2007. So when you need to create a single server complete install using local acounts – here’s a how to from Neil ‘The Doc’ Hodgkinson in the From the Field series

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Sharepoint 2010…

Filed under: sharepoint 2010, Work — Tags: , , — thebestbrew @ 10:34 am

The Sharepoint 2010 fire hose has been turned on with the Sharepoint Conference this week in Las Vegas. Huge elephants of information are ready to be eaten – showing up on Microsoft web, MSDN, TEchnet and blogs…

Technet content here

Start with the Sharepoint team blog and spread out from there.

Read Spence’s blog…pick up on people and blogs he links to.

Follow @harbars, @sharepointdev, @MirjamvanOlst and other that they follow

Experience it live here

Register for the public beta coming in November

The biggest app just got bigger – be ready for it.

October 2, 2009

Outlook 2010 Neat Little touch…

Filed under: Office 2010, Work — Tags: — thebestbrew @ 12:45 pm

Outlook 2010 neat little feature. Meeting invite shows your calendar in the body – nice.

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Windows 7, Welcome….

Filed under: windows 7, Work — Tags: , — thebestbrew @ 12:26 pm

Although I had put the RC on an old machine at home, I’ve been waiting to get the RTM internally here at Company Net.

It finally happened and I’m now all Win7’d-Up. The upgrade from Vista to Win 7 Enterprise x64 was a painless if slightly slow process. A couple of apps flagged as “might not work properly after the upgrade”. No sweat. Had to a couple of reboots to finalise the process but no problems.

Note for Vista Windows Mobile Device Centre users – it doesn’t work so uninstall it, connect your mobile device and hey presto, the new version downloads, installs and you’re off and running.

Next Steps – BitLocker(maybe) but definitely Office 2010 tech preview (32-bit not 64 as this bit me last time I tried it). Then, get setup to boot from a VHD as an option to my hard disk – details from James O’Neill’s Blog.

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